George Porter, Jr Announces Rare UK Tour
Attention funk fans in the UK: George Porter, Jr. is coming your way. The famed Meters bassist will be bringing his band The Runnin’ Pardners to the UK for the first time in many years, according to a press release.
“During the course of a career spanning more then four decades, Porter has not only made a deep impression with his work in the Meters, but he’s collaborated with some of music’s most recognizable names, such as Paul McCartney, Patti LaBelle, Tori Amos,” it states. Porter also just received a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award as part of The Meters.
The bass hero of New Orleans will be in the UK from September 18th through the 21st, where he will perform in London, Leeds, Manchester, and Norwich. If you don’t know about The Runnin Pardners, you can check out this video from March of 2017 with the band throwing down in Asheville, North Carolina at the Salvage Station:
George Porter, Jr. and The Runnin’ Pardners UK Tour Dates:
|Sep 18||The 100 Club||London, UK|
|Sep 19||The Wardrobe||Leeds, UK|
|Sep 20||Band On The Wall||Manchester, UK|
|Sep 21||Norwich Arts Centre||Norwich, UK|