Rob Mercurio, Brian Stoltz and Eric Bolivar to Join John "Papa" Gros in New Orleans
John “Papa” Gros will help celebrate Tipitina’s 37th Anniversary next month. On Saturday, January 25 Gros will perform at the legendary New Orleans club with a band tat includes guitarist Brian Stoltz (funky Meters), bassist Robert Mercurio (Galactic) and drummer Eric Bolivar (Anders Osborne, Terry McDermott). The Tipitina’s 37th Anniversary celebration promises a performance by George Porter Jr. & the Runnin’ Partners (1/11) and three Radiators reunion dates (1/16-18).
Gros will ring in 2014 with a New Year’s Eve show at New Orleans’ Superior Seafood with Andrew Block, Eric Vogel and Johnny Hozey Jr. On January 3, he will also perform at New Orleans’ Maple Leaf Bar with Alex McMurray, Jake Eckert (New Orleans Suspects), Casandra Faulconder (Cowboy Mouth) and Russ Broussard (Susan Cowsill).