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Published: 2018/03/22

George Porter Jr. Sits-In with Dumpstaphunk in Philadelphia

Dino Perrucci

Legendary Meters bassist George Porter Jr. sat-in with Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk on March 17, delighting Philadelphia music fans assembled at the city’s Theatre of Living Arts.

Porter appeared for the band’s third song, sliding into the funk groove of The Meters’ “The World Is A Bit Under The Weather” also known as “Doodle-Oop.”

Following Porter’s single-song appearance and a few other tunes, the band closed their single set with a trio of covers—the Eagles’ “Life in the Fast Lane,” Buddy Miles Express’ “United Nations Stomp” and Sly Stone’s “Sing A Simple Song“—before ending with the anthemic original “Justice.”

Dumpstaphunk encored with Parliament’s “Up For The Downstroke” and their own “Dancin’ To The Truth.”

For upcoming Dumpstaphunk tour dates and March 17’s full setlist see below:

Dumpstaphunk
March 17, 2018
Theatre of Living Arts
Philadelphia

I Wish You Would, Soul Vacation, I Know You Know, Doodle Oop (The World Is A Bit Under the Weather)^, Make It After All, Do You, Let’s Get At It, Street Parade, Life In The Fast Lane, United Nations Stomp, Sing A Simple Song, Justice

Enc: Up For The Downstroke, Dancin’ To The Truth

Dumpstaphunk Tour Dates
Mar 22-The Reel Fish Shop & Grill-Sonoma, CA

Mar 23-Moe’s Alley-Santa Cruz, CA

Mar 24-UC Theatre-Berkeley, CA

Mar 25-The Roxy Theatre-Los Angeles

Mar 29-April 2- Byron Bay Bluesfest-Byron Bay, Australia

Apr 2-Byron Bay Bluesfest-Byron Bay, Australia

Apr 6-The Major Rager Augusta 2018-Augusta, GA

May 5-New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival-New Orleans

May 6-Tipitina’s-New Orleans

Aug 3-ARISE Music Festival-Loveland, CO

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