On Sunday, following New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival2019’s final day, Dumpstaphunk made their way to Tipitina‘s for a special late-night performance. Up-and-coming guitar virtuoso Marcus King was the evening’s featured guest, joining the band for a series of covers and impressive improvisational exploration.Dumpstaphunk—comprised of Ivan Neville, Ian Neville, Tony Hall, Nick Daniels III, and Alvin Ford Jr.—opened up their show with a full-throttle double bass duel between Tony and Nick. Following approximately an hour of Dumpstaphunk’s firey-hot funk jams, the band invited up Marcus King for the remainder of their main set. With the addition of King, the funk warriors worked through “I’d Rather Be (Blind, Crippled and Crazy)”, a soul tune originally recorded in 1973 by O.V. Wright. Dumpstaphunk and King moved forward with choice covers, including B.B. King‘s “It’s My Own Fault”, the Allman Brothers Band‘s “Don’t Keep Me Wonderin’”, and a set-closing take on Led Zepplin‘s “Ramble On”.Watch pro-shot video of Dumpstaphunk’s Tipitina’s performance featuring special guest Marcus King below:Dumpstaphunk – Tipitina’s – 5/5/2019[Video: nugsnet]Next up for Dumpstaphunk is a performance at The Charleston Pour House in Charleston, SC on Thursday, May 23rd. A few weeks later, Dumpstaphunk will hit the road with George Clinton and Parliament Funkadelic as a featured support act on the band’s expansive One Nation Under A Groove farewell tour. For a full list of Dumpstaphunk’s upcoming tour dates and ticketing information, head to the band’s website.
St. Louis Track competed against South Ripley, Jac-Cen-Del and Madison Shawe.The girls who won ribbons were: Pam Meneses 2nd in the shot, 2nd in the discus and 5th in the 800m. Elizabeth Gigrich 2nd in the 100m and 2nd in the 200m. Allie Savage 4th in the 100m. Hope Kroen, Pam Meneses, Nicole Amberger and Elizabeth Gigrich 3rd in the 4X100 relay. Pam, Nicole, Hope and Elizabeth 2nd in the 4X400 relay. The boys who won ribbons were: Mike Wanstrath 3rd in the shot and 2nd in the discus. Aiden Geers 5th in the high jump. Max Giesting 4th in the long jump, 3rd in the hurdles and 5th in the 100m. Tyler kuntz 1st in the 1600m and 1st in the 800m. Tyler, Conner Ertle, Aiden and Max 3rd in the 4X400 relay.