New Orleans bass legend George Porter Jr. & The Runnin' Pardners are performing at Luna Live, this Saturday, July 13. The Chuck Live gathered some info to let you know how incredible this show will be!
George Porter Jr. is best known as the bassist and singer for The Meters. Formed in the mid 60's along with Art Neville, The Meters came to be recognized as one of the originators of funk. After disbanding in 1977 George Porter Jr. has gone on to form many groups and side projects including his own group The Runnin' Pardners. He has also been performing and recording with an astounding roster of musicians including Dr. John, Paul McCartney, Robbie Roberston, Willy Deville, Robert Palmer, Jimmy Buffett, David Byrne, and Tori Amos to name a few.
George Porter Jr. & The Runnin' Pardners are highly respected not just as a quintessential New Orleans Band, but also on the jam band and festival circuit. Working with George in The Runnin' Pardners are Brint Anderson, Michael Lemmler, Khris Royal, and Terrence Houston.
It is an honor for Lake Charles to host one of the industry's most elite bass players. George Porter Jr. & The Runnin' Pardners are yet another huge step in the growing music scene here in The Chuck, lets get out there and support this!
Luna Live is located at 710 Ryan Street. Doors open at 8pm, tickets are $15.