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George Porter Jr. & Runnin Pardners
George Porter Jr. & Runnin' Pardners
Phone (704) 372-1000
Price $15.00 in advance
Age Suitability None Specified
Categories R&B and Soul Funk

George Porter Jr. & Runnin' Pardners

Friday, Aug 16, 2013 10:00p
Double Door Inn Charlotte, NC

George Porter, Jr. is best known as the bassist of The Meters, along with Art Neville, Leo Nocentelli and Joseph Zigaboo Modeliste. The group was formed in the mid 60's and came to be recognized as one of the progenitors of funk then called R&B. The Meters disbanded in 1977, but reformed in 1989. Today the original group still plays the occasional reunions but the Funky Meters, of which Porter and Neville are still members, most prominently keeps the spirit alive. Few bass players in the history… Show more

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Along with Art Neville, Leo Nocentelli and Zigaboo Modeliste, New Orleans R&B bassist George Porter, Jr. was a founding member of the Meters, New Orleans' premier funk band of the '60s and '70s....
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Double Door Inn
1218 Charlottetowne Ave.
Charlotte, NC 28235
(704) 376-1446
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