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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

Oct 07 2023
Gretna Fest 2023
Gretna, LA
Oct 21 2023
NOLA Funk Fest 2023 - Ivan Neville
New Orleans, LA
Oct 27 2023
Live at Five Concert Series
Fairhope, AL
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Nov 03 2023
The Eastern with Trombone Shorty & The Soul Rebels
Atlanta, GA
Nov 25 2023
Fox Theater with George Clinton & Fishbone
Oakland, CA
Feb 25 2024
Jam Cruise 2024
Miami, FL



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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