The Original Meters Are Coming To Voodoo!!!!!!!!!!!

The Meters at Voodoo 2011

Funkify the Ritual

In one of the biggest pieces of live music news to hit the Big Easy music scene all year, it was just announced that The Meters will making their 3rd festival appearance this year (Bonnaroo, Outside Lands and now Voodoo) in City Park in late-October. The seminal NOLA funk band haven’t appeared in New Orleans since headlining Jazz Fest in back-to-back years in 2005-06, so a big applause to Rehage & Co. for making this happen. Now I am officially REALLY excited for this festival. Nothing else really matters for me as to who they announce, they could announce Rip Taylor, an old man fashioning a kayak out of a log and Nickelback and I would still be crazy excited. Now here’s hoping a late night @ Tip’s is now in the works…

The Meters – Fire on the Bayou (Live at Bonnaroo 2011)

August 16, 2011 |  by  |  Festivals, News
About the author

Wesley grew up in coastal Georgia and is a former resident of The Music City and The Big Easy where he helped get LMB NOLA off-the-ground after launching in January 2011. Over the past few years, he has also contributed steadily to JamBase and Relix Magazine. Recently, Hodges moved on to L.A. where Abita Beer is hard to find, costs about $6 if located and impromptu parading in the streets will most likely get you arrested on the spot.

 
  • Kushvols

    Pardon me, Wesley, but The Meters last appearance was the 2006 Jazz Fest (April after Katrina).

    Either way, score!

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