PHOTOS: 5th Annual DJ Soul Sister Birthday Jam – 9/9/11

PHOTOS: 5th Annual DJ Soul Sister Birthday Jam - 9/9/11

Soul Sister @ Tipitina's - 9/9/11

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threw down at Tipitina’s for the 5th year in a row at her annual Birthday Jam and this year, rather than inviting a familiar act like Trombone Shorty, Soul Rebels and Dumpstaphunk (who have all appeared at the Jam in the past), she put together an eclectic local supahgroup billed as the WWOZ Funk All-Stars, providing a rare opportunity to see David Torkanowsky, Khris Royal, Walter Wolfman Washington, Corey Henry and Terrence Houston all sharing the same stage. Twas a riotous atmosphere at 501 Napoleon and the soon-to-be megastar Trombone Shorty dropped in for a quick turn on Torkanowsky’s keys and to say hello to the night’s honorary host. Shorty will be back at Tip’s on Monday for the highly anticipated record release party 4 For True. It was quite a party that once again lived up to it’s reputation as one of the best events of the year. Just too bad Soul Sister’s birthday only comes once a year… Continue on after the jump for a photo gallery from the show.

DJ Soul Sister @ Tipitina's - 9/9/11 - Photo © Wesley Hodges

September 10, 2011 |  by  |  Photos
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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.

 
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