Upcoming Tour Dates
WHO: Leo Nocentelli
WHAT: An Intimate Musical Education Evening with Leo Nocentelli presented by Dickie Brennan & Co.
WHEN: Saturday, August 27, 2016 @ 8:00 p.m.
Le Petit Theatre, 616 St. Peter Street, New Orleans
WHY: Legendary guitarist Leo Nocentelli will perform, lecture, demonstrate and engage with the audience his mastery of the guitar. He will also discuss the art of sampling, the music business, music publishing, songwriters rights, copyrights, and more.
DICKIE BRENNAN & CO. PRESENTS
AN INTIMATE MUSICAL EDUCATION EVENING WITH LEO NOCENTELLI
Leo Nocentelli, legendary guitarist of The Meters and Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient, will present "An Intimate Musical Educational Evening" at the historic, 100-year-old Le Petit Theatre in the French Quarter on Saturday, August 27 at 8:00 p.m.
As the major composer of the music that brought fame to the iconic and legendary syncopated funk group, Nocentelli will perform, lecture, demonstrate and engage with the audience his mastery of the guitar and the syncopation techniques that he incorporated into the songs that he wrote for The Meters, including the classic"Cissy Strut." He will also discuss the art of sampling, the music business, music publishing, songwriters' rights, copyrights, and more.
Joining Nocentelli on stage will be vocalists Rockin' Dopsie Jr., Darcy Malone, Margie Perez and Don Bartholomew, plus drummer Jamal Batiste and bassist Nick Daniels. Eric Paulsen of WWL-TV Channel 4 News will be the host for the evening.
Over a stellar, 50-plus musical career, Nocentelli has performed, composed, recorded and toured with such renowned artists as Paul McCartney, Allen Toussaint, Etta James, Harry Connick Jr., Patti Labelle, George Duke, Stanley Clarke, Peter Gabriel, Ice Cube, Queen Latifah, Jay Z and many more.
The doors open at 7:30 p.m. and the show starts at 8:00. Tickets are $40, $50 and $75 and can be purchased online at Le Petit Theatre. The performance is generously sponsored by Dickie Brennan & Co.
DICKIE BRENNAN & CO.: In honor of the legacy set forth by Dickie and Lauren's father, Dick Brennan Sr. in the 1970s, Dickie Brennan & Company was established to continue the rich history of New Orleans cuisine. Dickie Brennan's restaurant group includes four restaurants located in New Orleans' picturesque French Quarter: Palace Cafe, Dickie Brennan's Steakhouse, Bourbon House and Tableau. Dickie Brennan & Co. is operated by Managing Partner Dickie Brennan, Lauren Brennan Brower and Steve Pettus.
Past Tour Dates
Friday April 22, 2016
The Original Meters
129 Roosevelt Way
New Orleans, LA 70112
@ 10:00 P.M.
Saturday April 23, 2016
Jazz & Heritage Festival, Acura Stage
New Orleans LA
Saturday April 23, 2016
Saenger Theater, 111 Canal St.
New Orleans, LA 70116
@ 8:00 P.M.
Wednesday April 27, 2016
Fija Festival - Mardi Gras World
1380 Port of New Orleans
New Orleans, LA 70130
2:00 P.M. - 10:00 P.M.