Dumpstaphunk Reveals 70’s Funk Theme For Phunksgiving Eve Celebration In NYC

first_imgNew Orleans, LA-based funk outfit Dumpstaphunk will host their 3rd Annual Phunksgiving Eve celebration in New York City to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday. The show will take place Wednesday, Nov. 23rd at American Beauty (tickets here). It has been a long time since Ivan Neville and company have played such an intimate-sized venue, which will make for even more of a special event.This year’s special guests include guitarist Eric Krasno, drummer Nikki Glaspie, guitarist Brandon “Taz” Niederauer, and the Steel Town Horns. Trumpeter Maurice “Mobetta” Brown will open up the festivities with his band SOUL’D U OUT. The 2016 Phunksgiving Eve celebration will be themed “70s Funk Classics and Rock N Roll Stew”, so be sure to get your flyest threads ready to rock. “A lot of our music has [70’s funk] influence in it, and a lot of the stuff we’ve come up with has evolved from that era. So we’re gonna dig deep in there,” Ivan explains. The theme was revealed in a recent Facebook Live video, where Ivan and Ian Neville discussed all things Thanksgiving, Phunksgiving, tradition, and more. Check it out below!Thanksgiving Eve tends to be one of the biggest party nights of the year, so make sure to get a ticket to this extremely intimate, funk-fueled dance party to help get that appetite going with some plentiful portions of the F-U-N-K. If previous years are any indication, expect plenty of surprises on this extra special night. Tickets are currently available here.last_img

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