Royal Potato Family Jazz Fest Artist Schedule

The Royal Potato Family imprint is always well-represented on the Jazz Fest late night scene and this year is certainly no exception. With artists like , , Grayson Capps, and Dead Kenny G’s on the roster and a pervasive tendency towards improvisation and collaboration, this team of artists fits the Jazz Fest night scene vibe perfectly. RPF’s biggest annual showcase in the Big Easy is the Annual Megalomaniac’s Ball, set for Wednesday, May 2nd at The Howlin’ Wolf. Everything gets underway tomorrow night with a late Marco Benevento set at , the first of many performances as this bunch settles in for the marathon. Continue below the full schedule.

THE ROYAL POTATO FAMILY

Thursday, April 26

2 am Marco Benevento @ d.b.a.

Friday, April 27

10 pm MARCO Benevento @ ***w/ ALO, , , & more

11:30 pm Charlie Hunter, Skerik & @ The Maple Leaf

Saturday, April 28

4 pm Midnight Disturbers @ Jazz Fest Fairgrounds (Jazz & Heritage Stage)

10 pm GRAYSON CAPPS & THE LOST CAUSE MINSTRELS w/ AMANDA SHAW & JOHNNY SKETCH @ Tipitina’s French Quarter

10 pm Superjam w/ Corey Glover, Marco Benevento, Eddie Roberts, Ron Johnson & Terrence Higgins
@ Blue Nile

Sunday, April 29

9 pm WORSHIP MY ORGAN featuring MARCO BENEVENTO, ROBERT WALTER, SKERIK & ADAM DEITCH @ Blue Nile

Monday, April 30

8 pm CHARLIE HUNTER, SKERIK & MIKE DILLON @ The Maple Leaf

11 pm ILLUMINASTI TRIO @ The Dragon’s Den

Tuesday, May 1

10 pm SAUCEFEST w/ SKERIK & Friends @ Hi Ho Lounge

Wednesday, May 2

9 pm MEGALOMANIAC’S BALL w/ Garage A Trois, Dead Kenny Gs, Marco Benevento (solo piano), Mike Dillon Band, Trio @

Thursday, May 3

8 pm Illuminasti Trio @ Big Top

10 pm: GRAYSON CAPPS & THE LOST CAUSE MINSTRELS @ Chickie Wah Wah

10 pm: SKERIK, MARCO BENEVENTO, GEORGE PORTER & JOHNNY VIDACOVICH @ The Maple Leaf

10 pm: Neal Casal w/ Chris Robinson Brotherhood @ Tipitina’s

2 am: FEST MOB ALL STARS featuring Mike Dillon, Marco Benevento, Will Bernard & More @ Hi Ho Lounge

Neal Casal – Need Shelter

Friday, May 4

LMB NOLA Presents Garage A Trois @ One Eyed Jacks – 5/4/12

9 pm: LMB NOLA Presents Garage A Trois @ One Eyed Jack’s

12 am: Mike Dillon Band @ The Blue Nile Upstairs

2 am: MARCO BENEVENTO Plays JAMES BOOKER w/ JAMES SINGLETON & JOHNNY VIDACOVICH @ The Maple Leaf

Saturday, May 5

8 pm: THE DEAD KENNY Gs w/ The Budos Band, Tony Clifton & Primus @ The Sugar Mill

12 am: The AM SESSIONS w/ MARCO BENEVENTO, ERIC KRASNO, GEORGE PORTER & JOHNNY VIDACOVICH
@ House of Blues The Parish

12 am: HAIRY APES BMX w/ THE BUDOS BAND @ Republic New Orleans