7th Annual Backbeat Jazz Fest Series Announces Initial Lineup

CAROLINA CHOCOLATE DROPS ** GEORGE PORTER JR. & RUNNIN PARDNERS ** SOULIVE ** BIG SAM’S FUNKY NATION ** TAB BENOIT ** THERESA ANDERSSON ** ROYAL SOUTHERN BROTHERHOOD ** IVAN NEVILLE’S PIANO SESSIONS VOL. 2 ** DEBO BAND ** STOOGES BRASS BAND ** SLAVIC SOUL PARTY! ** MASHUP: feat. IKE STUBBLEFIELD, TERENCE HIGGINS, GRANT GREEN JR./ **CYRIL NEVILLE’S: NEVILLUTION ** PEDRITO MARTINEZ GROUP ** DR. KLAW feat. ERIC KRASNO, ADAM DEITCH, NICK DANIELS, IAN NEVILLE ** MIKE DILLON BAND & YOJIMBO ** FUNKY BUTT REVISITED ** HONEY ISLAND SWAMP BAND ** BROTHER JOSEPHUS & the Love Revival Revolution Orchestra ** MIA BORDERS ** FLOW TRIBE ** Many more TBA…stay tuned!