As one of the newcomers to the late night scene (helping fill a void left by Superfly Presents’ reduced presence on the late night scene in 2012 (only 2 shows this year)), the First Annual Nolafunk Jazzfest Series 2012 lineup is now complete with the addition of Daptone Records’ Afro-Cuban slither funksters The who, along with the destructive epic weirdness of and special guests, will help set off the Oddity Faire After-Party at on May 5th.

In total, the impressive post-Fest series features eight shows over both weekends of including , , , , , and the co-bill with ’s star-studded Black Eye Galaxy Release Party w/ & and ’s “Swampland Jam” featuring & more.

The First Annual Nolafunk Jazzfest Series Inaugural Event (click link for details) will launch at on Friday, April 27 with a star-studded lineup that offers a welcomed reprise of an already legendary late from 2011 that included three hours of , , and tunes alongside a bevy of thrilling .

Veterans of the frenzied, no-holds-barred music scene that descends upon after dark, -based event promoters CEG co-produced the Backbeat Jazzfest Series from 2008 – 2011. Moving into 2012 and now throwing late nights under the Nolafunk moniker, CEG honors the musical heroes and spirit of in all year round, producing concerts in the Big featuring many of the Big Easy’s finest musicians.

NOTE: All shows are at , apart from one show: , , and Anders Osborne at the Howlin’ on 4/28. Also, note that ALL Republic shows will be non-smoking.

Show information and can be found at the series’ website, www.nolafunk.com/nola.

First Annual Nolafunk Jazzfest Series 2012 Complete

**9 p.m. Doors / 10 p.m. Start on All Shows unless otherwise noted

Friday Apr 27 // , LA

First Annual Nolafunk Jazzfest Series Inaugural Event!

Anders Osborne, of the , & of , and
followed by plus opening act — $35 adv || $40dos

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Saturday Apr 28 // Republic New Orleans, LA

w/ special guests The Iguanas — $39adv || $45dos

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Saturday Apr 28 // Republic New Orleans, LA // 1:30am Doors 1:45am Show (Technically on 4/29)
Grammy Award Winners w/ special guest DJ — $20adv || $25dos

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Saturday Apr 28 // Howlin’ New Orleans, LA (In Association With ’d Out Productions)

plus 7 Walkers feat. of the Grateful Dead and Anders Osborne — $35adv || $40dos

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May 3 // Republic New Orleans, LA

w/ special guests and & the NY Hustler Ensemble feat. Jen Hartswick & of Band — $22adv || $25dos

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Friday May 4 // Republic New Orleans, LA

7 Walkers feat. , , Mali, and Matt Butler followed by feat. Zion Godchaux plus opening act (, , Mike Zito, ) — $30adv || $35dos

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Friday May 4 // Republic New Orleans, LA // 1:30am Doors 2:00am Show (Technically on 5/5)

Only ticket (These Tickets Will Not Be Accepted Until 1:30am) — $20adv || $25dos

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Saturday May 5 // Republic New Orleans, LA

Anders Osborne “CD Release Party” w/ special guests , (N. Mississippi Allstars), & more tba
’s “Swampland Jam” feat. , , and the (Big Monk Boudreaux, , and Joseph — $32adv || $35dos

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Saturday May 5 // Republic New Orleans, LA // 1:45am Doors 2am Show (Technically on 5/6)
In Association With ’d Out Productions with feat. Plus Special Guests
$20adv – $25dos


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