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Published: 2014/04/02

Oteil Burbridge, Eric Krasno, George Porter Jr. and More to Play Maple Leaf Bar During Jazzfest

The Maple Leaf Bar will offer a wide variety of shows during Jazzfest including the likes of Oteil Burbridge, Eric Krasno, Marco Benevento, Jennifer Hartswick, George Porter Jr. and many more. The longest running music venue in New Orleans outside of the French Quarter will present its 40th Jazzfest Concert Series beginning April 25 through May 4.

Performances of note include a special late night “Funk N’ Stay Up Y’all” with Marco Benevento, Reed Mathis, Mike Dillon and Johnny Vidacovich on April 26. The second week of Jazzfest features performances from George Porter Jr. Trio, Rebirth Brass Band and The Nth Power, among others.

Tickets for the shows are available here. The Maple Lear Bar does not clear the room between shows, so one ticket is all that is necessary to remain in the venue for the evenings where there are multiple performances.

Maple Leaf Bar Jazzfest Series:

Week One:

April 25: Oteil Burbridge, Johnny Vidacovich, Eric Krasno plus guests
April 26: New Orleans Suspects and Marco Benevento, Fred Tackett, Eric McFadden, Jennifer Hartswick, Roosevelt Collier
April 26: Funk N’ Stay Up Y’all with Marco Benevento, Johnny Vidacovich, Mike Dillon and Reed Mathis
April 27: Joe Krown Trio feat. Walter Washington and Russell Batiste

Week Two:

April 28: George Porter Jr. Trio
April 29: Rebirth Brass Band
May 1: James Booker Tribute feat. Marco Benevento, George Porter Jr., Johnny Vidacovich and more
May 2: James Brown Birthday Bash feat. Tony Hall, Renard Poche, Raymond Weber, Roderick Paulin, Jeff Watkins, Tracy Griffin
May 2: Funk N’ Stay Up Y’all with The Nth Power
May 3: Boukou Groove feat. “Big D” Perkins, Donnie Sundal and more
May 4: Joe Krown Trip feat. Walter Wolfman Washington and Russell Batiste
May 4: Funk N’ Stay Up Y’all with March Benevento Band feat. Dave Dreiwitz and Andy Borger

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