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Published: 2013/05/25

George Porter Jr. Officiates Wedding, Sits In with Lettuce

George Porter Jr. had an eventful day yesterday. The legendary Meters bassist got started as the officiant for the wedding of Karen Dugan and Josh Raskin, two frequent patrons of the Brooklyn Bowl who decided to hold their reception at the music venue. Porter also performed at the event, along with Lettuce and the Nigel Hall Band.

Later in the evening, Porter sat in with Lettuce during their public gig at the Brooklyn Bowl. He first took the stage at the end of the band’s set to help Nigel Hall on vocals. While his contribution wasn’t that significant on those tunes, Porter definitely used the powers that were vested in him during the encore, when he showed off his chops on The Meters classic “Africa.”


There are 4 comments associated with this post

Josh Raskin May 26, 2013, 00:08:35

Were so touched that you wrote this piece about our wedding. We were wondering who wrote it? It was the best night of our lives. One correction. Alecia was supposed to be there but she sadly was not feeling well that day. We feel so blessed. Much Love. Josh and Karen May 26, 2013, 02:21:46

Fixed that one for you, apologies for the error. Congratulations Josh and Karen! It sounds like it was a party to remember.

MarZaPhiGar May 26, 2013, 18:26:16

Vibes to you, Josh & Karen!!! L’chaim!

Andrea Raskin May 26, 2013, 20:55:10

What a day, what a party! George Porter Jr. played a significant and beautiful role in this very special event.

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