HUKA Entertainment is proud to welcomeThe Meter Men featuring Page McConnell of Phish to The Joy Theater on April 24th and 25th, 2015. This very special two-night run will take place during the first weekend of New Orleans’ venerable Jazz and Heritage Fest. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Friday, November 14th at 11 am CT.
The Meter Men, featuring original members of The Meters, includes drummer Zigaboo Modeliste, guitarist Leo Nocentelli and bassist George Porter, Jr. Formed in 1965, The Meters pioneered the New Orleans funk scene and have influenced countless musicians with their identifiable sound. Joining The Meter Men is keyboardist Page McConnell of Phish, who headlined the New Orleans Jazz Fest this past April. Phish were allocated an unprecedented three-hour set on the first Saturday of the festival, a rarity for Jazz Fest performers. One year later, McConnell returns to the Crescent City for another groundbreaking performance – this time with seminal funk band, The Meter Men.
HUKA Entertainment subscribers will have access to presale tickets beginning on Wednesday, November 12th at 11:00 am. To sign up for HUKA Entertainment newsletters and receive exclusive information on HUKA events, visit http://eepurl.com/Knip5
Opening the night is Earphunk. Known for their unique brand of “prog-funk”, this young New Orleans quintet are turning heads with their studio recent release, Sweet Nasty, and high-energy live performances.
Who: The Meter Men featuring Page McConnell (of Phish)
Opening Band: Earphunk
When: April 24th & 25th, 2015 – First weekend of Jazz Fest
Where: The Joy Theater (1200 Canal St., New Orleans, LA 70112)
Doors/ Show Times: 10 pm / 10:30 pm
Ticket Prices: $69.50 – 129.00
Purchase Tickets: TheJoyTheater.com and HukaEntertainment.com
HUKA Presale: Wednesday, November 12th at 11 am CT
General Public Onsale: Friday, November 14th at 11 am CT