NOLA supergroup Dragon Smoke return to SF

Catch Dragon Smoke's return to San Francisco tonight at The Independent. Dragon Smoke returns to headline The Independent tonight, Friday, November 30, 2018. Locally based space-funk band El Metate and DJ Kevvy Kev open the show. Dragon Smoke is the high-class, high-energy band born of the late-night magic that is NOLA Jazz Fest's SuperJam. Because each of the members have several different projects between them, the band does not play together often. Made up of Ivan Neville (Dumpstaphunk), Robert Mercurio and Stanton Moore (Galactic) with Eric Lindell, they typically limit their appearances to NOLA or SF. Each of the group's [...]

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Funk supergroup Dragon Smoke reunites for one week, two shows at The Independent

Every year at the New Orleans Jazz Fest there is a tradition known as the "NOLA Superjam," where a band is put together of musicians that do not normally or have never played together. In 2003, a new and lasting band was born and they have played every Jazz Fest since. Known throughout the NOLA funk scene and beyond as one of the hottest combinations to ever make up the superjam, Dragon Smoke focuses around the Bay Area's own Eric Lindell and his patented blue-eyed soul style. Ivan Neville, the centerpiece of the ineffably funky R&B of Dumpstaphunk, shares the vocal [...]

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