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Artist Bio

Dumpstaphunk stands out amongst New Orleans’ best, cementing themselves as one of the funkiest bands to ever arise from the Crescent City. Born on the Jazz & Heritage Festival stage, and descended from Neville and Meters family bloodlines, these soldiers of funk ignite a deep, gritty groove that dares listeners not to move. Their performances combine ingenious musicianship through complex funk, rock, and jazz arrangements accompanied by soulful melodies and Big Easy traditions.

Dueling baselines from Tony Hall and Nick Daniels III set off one of the dirtiest rhythm sections on the planet, while Ivan Neville lights up the Hammond B3 keys and cousin Ian Neville’s funky guitar riffs send the groove into overdrive. Dumpstaphunk tosses around lead vocals and four-part harmonies the way Sly & the Family Stone did, but with three studio albums under their belt, Dumpstaphunk stands on the merit of their own material. The band recently welcomed their newest members to the quintet, Devin Trusclair on drums and horn section Alex Wasily on trombone and Ryan Nyther on trumpet, rounding out a 7-piece arsenal. Dumpstaphunk’s most recent single and music video for “Justice” featuring Trombone Shorty, conveys a message to fight for equal opportunity and the right to a decent life for all humans. The band is currently in the studio working on their fourth studio album, with plans to release later in 2020.

Dumpstaphunk has performed at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival every year since 2003 and continues to tour all over the world. The band was honored
to support The Rolling Stones in New Orleans at the Superdome last year, and was recently on the road with George Clinton & The Parliament Funkadelic for his farewell tour. Dumpstaphunk has performed on hundreds of festival stages like Bonnaroo, Dead & Company’s Playing in the Sand, Lockn Festival, Jam Cruise, NYC’s Summerstage, Byron Bay Bluesfest and Fuji Rock Festival; and you never know who may appear as a guest on stage with the band on any given night. Guest appearances have included Carlos Santana, Bob Weir, Chaka Khan, John Oates, Lukas Nelson, Dean Ween, Jerry Harrison, Trombone Shorty, Marcus King, Tower of
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Tour Dates

Sep 03 2022
All IN Music Festival
Indianapolis, IN
Sep 11 2022
Music at the Intersection
St. Louis, MO
Sep 17 2022
Borderland Music Festival
East Aurora, NY
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Sep 22 2022
River Revival 2022
New Braunfels, TX
Sep 24 2022
Stanley’s Famous Pit Bar-B-Q
Tyler, TX
Sep 30 2022
The Range
Oct 01 2022
Greenwich Food & Wine 2022
Port Chester, NY
Oct 08 2022
Gretna Fest 2022
Gretna, LA
Oct 15 2022
Clearwater Jazz Holiday 2022
Clearwater, FL
Oct 29 2022
Acadia Music Fest
Thibodaux, LA
Nov 13 2022
New Jersey Performing Arts Center - Trouble No More
Newark, NJ
Nov 17 2022
Clyde Theatre - Take Me To The River NOLA LIVE!
Fort Wayne, IN
Nov 18 2022
The Palladium - Take Me to the River NOLA LIVE!
Carmel, IN
Nov 19 2022
Evanston Space - Take Me to the River NOLA LIVE!
Evanston, IL
Dec 02 2022
The Beacon Theatre with Allman Family Revival
New York, NY
Dec 03 2022
Shubert Theatre with Allman Family Revival
Boston, MA
Dec 04 2022
Warner Theatre with Allman Family Revival
Torrington, CT
Dec 14 2022
Celebrity Theatre with Allman Family Revival
Phoenix, AZ
Dec 15 2022
Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino - Allman Family Revival
Las Vegas, NV
Dec 16 2022
The Wiltern with Allman Family Revival
Los Angeles, CA
Dec 17 2022
The Fillmore with Allman Family Revival
San Francisco, CA
Jan 28 2023
Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Feb 06 2023
Jam Cruise 19
Miami, FL
Feb 25 2023
Edmonds Center For the Arts - Take Me to the River NOLA LIVE!
Edmonds, WA
Feb 28 2023
Tower Theatre - Take Me to the River NOLA LIVE!
Bend, OR
Mar 02 2023
CSUC Laxson Auditorium - Take Me to the River NOLA Live!
Chico, CA
Mar 09 2023
Lensic Performing Arts Center - Take Me to the River NOLA Live!
Santa Fe, NM



Dumpstaphunk Releases New Single and Music Video “Justice 2020” ft Chali 2na & Trombone Shorty

Dumpstaphunk Releases Powerful Political Statement with “Justice 2020”   New Single and Music Video featuring Chali 2na and Trombone Shorty to Precede 2020 Presidential Election and Unprecedented Voting Movement  …

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Livestream Today – Thursday, July 22nd!

The Cadillac Three Live in Nashville Stream available for 24hrs 1am ET   Stuart Murdoch of Belle & Sebastian Meditate with Stuart (recurring event) 8:30am ET   EOB…

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Livestream Today – Wednesday, July 15th!

LSDREAM In the Studio (recurring event) 5pm ET   Bob Moses Bob Cast 7pm ET   Ivan Neville (of Dumpstaphunk) Piano Sessions: Live From The Living Room (recurring event)…

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