Turkuaz Announces Tribute To The Band For Jazz Fest Late Night

first_imgWhen the funk army Turkuaz rolls into town, you best be ready to shake it! The nine-piece group always brings the noise, and their newly-announced Jazz Fest late night set certainly takes the cake! On Tuesday, April 26th, Turkuaz will play a full set tribute to the legendary musicians of The Band, busting out classics like “The Shape I’m In,” “Cripple Creek” and many, many more. Tickets here.It all goes down at the Howlin’ Wolf, as part of a major tribute night that the venue has in store. The festivities start with an Amy Winehouse tribute, featuring members of Trey Anastasio Band, Snarky Puppy, The Bridge and more, led by elite vocalist Elise Testone. You can find info about that first show here.Then, it’s time for Turkuaz to lay down some funky covers of The Band. They’re known for a potent rendition of “The Shape I’m In,” which you can groove on below:Finally, Jazz Is Phish will come in and close things out with a jazz-influenced tribute to the music of Phish. Featuring members of the Giant Country Horns, Snarky Puppy, Victor Wooten Band, Yo Mama’s Big Fat Booty Band and Strange Design, this party will have you raging all night long!Tickets for this insane triple billing are available here! Don’t miss out!**If you’re looking for something to do during the daylight hours of the “Daze Between” Jazz Fest weekends, be sure to check out L4LM’s inaugural NOLA Crawfish Festival. Featuring George Porter, Jr., Jon Cleary, Nigel Hall, John “Papa” Gros, Billy Iuso & The Restless Natives, Papa Mali, The Neville-Jacobs Project, Anders Osborne and more, this is one festival you won’t want to miss! Held at the NOLA Brewing Company from April 25-27, come get down to some great music and chow down on some delicious crawfish boil courtesy of Shaggy, The Crawfish King. Tickets and more information available here.***last_img

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