From Bonnaroo.com…

DR. JOHN TO RESURRECT THE NIGHT TRIPPER AT BONNAROO

We are proud to announce a very special late night performance. will resurrect his Night Tripper persona for the first time in over three decades for his performance at . is universally celebrated as the living embodiment of the rich musical heritage exclusive to . In the ’60s, he developed the charismatic persona of The Night Tripper. Adorned with voodoo and regalia, a legend was born with his breakthrough 1968 album Gris-gris, which established his unique blend of voodoo mysticism, funk, rhythm & blues, psychedelic rock, and Creole roots. The Night Tripper phase of Dr. John’s career, featuring his unique fusion of jubilation and spiritual mysticism marked, altered and broadened the scope of popular music forever.

This special performance will be part of a themed event that will also include ’s which features an all-star cast of some of the city’s finest musicians. The will also join in, lending their celebratory brass band sound to what will be an unforgettable night.

paying tribute to NOLA–makes sense to me. Keep the spirit alive!


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