Welcome to the fourth official installment of Ricky G PRESENTS, a curated concert experience that highlights the LEGENDS of FUNK, with some of San Diego’s most accomplished musicians. On this special night, we'll be transporting you to the Crescent City for a New Orleans Mardi Gras Celebration that honors The Meters, one of the most revered groups in the history of New Orleans funk music. Led by Ricky G (of Karl Denson's Tiny Universe), the band features an all star cast of musicians from the funk and jam worlds, joining forces to give you the most authentic Mardi Gras experience outside of New Orleans! Of course, no NOLA event would be complete without an incredible selection of food, so bring your appetite and be ready to enjoy delicious New Orleans cuisine brought to you by Nola on 5th! Wear your purple, green and gold Mardi Gras colors, bring your beads and boogie shoes, and be ready to dance the night away!
Featuring members of: Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, The Greyboy Allstars, The English Beat, Jungle Fire, & The Surefire Soul Ensemble + Special Guests
Ricky G - Guitar (Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe) @ricky.geez
Chris Stillwell - Bass (The Greyboy All-Stars)
Kevin Lum - Keys (The English Beat)
Steve Haney - Percussion (Jungle Fire) @visionscollage
Jake Najor - Drums (The Surefire Soul Ensemble) @thenaj
with Leonard Patton - Vocals
Opener: Psychedelic Second Line Set from Fresh Veggies Micro Brass! @freshveggiesmicrobrass
Fresh Veggies is an experimental brass band advocating for sustainably grown, locally produced food for all communities. On this night they will be performing a special Psychedelic Second Line set, bringing the power of of traditional New Orleans brass band music with their unique brand of trippy, super high energy sounds.
**Come Hungry for all your Favorite New Orleans Food brought to you by Nola On 5th! @nolaon5th