Loosen Up The Belt For Phunksgiving With These Delicious Funk Tunes

first_imgThere’s something romantic about celebrating the holidays with live music. While typically spent with family and friends, the concert experience shifts into a gathering of the souls – united with purpose to eat, drink, and be merry in the company of each other’s greatest gifts in music. Such is the case for Ivan Neville‘s third annual Dumpstaphunk Phunksgiving celebration. On November 23rd, the Eve of Thanksgiving, the NOLA-based funk-rockers will welcome their fans and loved ones to American Beauty in NYC for a night of fulfillment. Tickets are available here.With opening support from Maurice “Mobetta” Brown & SOUL’d U OUT, this year’s special guests include guitarist Eric Krasno, drummer Nikki Glaspie, and guitarist Brandon “Taz” Niederauer. The 2016 Phunksgiving Eve celebration will be themed “70s Funk Classics and Rock N Roll Stew” so be sure to get your flyest threads ready to rock! “A lot of our music has [70’s funk] influence in it, and a lot of the stuff we’ve come up with has evolved from that era. So we’re gonna dig deep in there,” Ivan explains in a recent Facebook Live interview.To gear up for this exciting event, we’re vibing out to some of Dumpstaphunk’s classic live moments. The dance party will remain strong and take you through the perfect pre-Turkey ritual that will keep you committed to the tradition for years to come. Get ready for the FUNK:WaterAt Cress LiveGas ManDancin To The TruthPut It In The DumpstaNew Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2014Thanksgiving Eve tends to be one of the biggest party nights of the year, so make sure to get a ticket to this extremely intimate, funk-fueled dance party to help get that appetite going with some plentiful portions of the F-U-N-K. If previous years are any indication, expect plenty of surprises on this extra special night. Tickets are currently available here.last_img

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