James Brown Birthday Tribute to Feature Members of Dumpstaphunk, Allen Toussaint and James Brown Band
On May 2, the famous Maple Leaf Bar will play host to the 8th Annual James Brown Birthday Tribute show during this year’s JazzFest in New Orleans. Featuring the New Orleans Soul Stars, the all-star tribute will include the likes of Tony Hall (Dumpstaphunk), Raymond Weber (Dr. John), Renard Poche (Allen Toussaint), Roderick Paulin (Rebirth Brass Band), Tracy Griffin (Allen Toussaint) and Jeff Watkins (James Brown Band).
James Brown’s birthday falls on May 3, as the Godfather of Soul would have been celebrating his 81st birthday. Tickets for the show are available here.