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Fiya Fest 2013

Fiyawerx Productions is an up and coming live music event promotion powerhouse and Fiya Fest is their flagship event to raise funds and awareness for The Roots of Music. On May 3, 2013, Fiyawerx went big with the first annual Fiya Fest and you can catch a glimpse below.

Funk It Blog’s Fiya Fest 2013 Highlight Video:

Dragon Smoke (Ivan Neville, Eric Lindell, Stanton Moore, Robert Mercurio)
Country Livin’, Landslide [Fleetwood Mac cover], Sunday Morning, Padlock (with Nick Daniels), Karate (with The Roots of Music)

Karl Denson & The Dirty Dozen Brass Band Horns with Nikki Glaspie, Eddie Roberts, Robert Walter, Jennifer Hartswick & Natalie Cressman
It Ain’t My Fault [Smokey Johnson cover], Who Took The Happiness Out? [Dirty Dozen Brass Band cover]

The New Orleans Suspects & The Bonerama Horns
Mardi Gras Moms Ball (with Big Sam), Pocketful Of Grits, All The Money

Funky But Better (Big Sam, Terence Higgins, Doug Wimbish, Eric McFadden, Roosevelt Collier & Khris Royal)
Funky But Better Jam, ??? (with Mike Dillon) (inc. Treme & Shake That Thing Girl), ??? (with Mike Dillon)

G.A.B.E. (George Porter Jr, Anders Osborne, Billy Iuso, Eric Bolivar)
Will It Go Around in Circles (with Skerik, Corey Glover & Peter Levin), He Bite Me (The Dragon) (with Corey Glover & Skerik), Mr. Charlie

Also check out the youtube page of Cement Level Studios for more Fiya Fest 2013 videos.

You can also find my videos from the 2012 and 2011 Fiyawerx Family Funktion Crawfish Boils here and here.

Khris Royal & Dark Matter with Living Colour 5/4/13 New Orleans @ The Blue Nile

Doug Wimbish with Khris Royal & Dark Matter

Khris Royal & Dark Matter w/ Doug Wimbish (Part 1 of 6)
unknown song:

Khris Royal & Dark Matter w/ Doug Wimbish (Part 2 of 6):
unknown song:

Khris Royal & Dark Matter w/ Doug Wimbish & Corey Clover (Part 3 of 6)
Sex Machine [James Brown cover]:

Khris Royal & Dark Matter w/ Doug Wimbish & Corey Clover (Part 4 of 6)
Superstition [Stevie Wonder cover]:

Khris Royal & Dark Matter w/ Doug Wimbish & Corey Clover (Part 5 of 6)
Superstition [Stevie Wonder cover] (continued):

Khris Royal & Dark Matter w/ Living Colour (Part 6 of 6)
Love Rears Its Ugly Head:

Meanwhile…. downstairs…

Royal Potato Family Allstars (Skerik, Mike Dillon, John Speice, Reed Matthis, Marco Benevento, Robert Walter, Carly Myers)
5/4/13 New Orleans, LA @ Blue Nile:

Dumpstaphunk – 10th Anniversary Show at Tipitina’s with members of P-Funk & Lettuce

Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk

Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk
May 5, 2013 (@12:05 AM start on May 6th)
New Orleans, LA @ Tipitina’s – Jazz Fest 2013 – 10th Anniversary Show

VIDEO: Canon Vixi HF21 on monopod by FunkItBlog
AUDIO: SBD matrix (SBD + Neumann USM69i > Tascam DR-680)
Recorded and mixed by Nicholas Burlison

STREAM THE FULL AUDIO HERE
DOWNLOAD THE FULL AUDIO HERE

PART 1 of 3:
Dirty Word (guitar solo)
Nikki Rap > Money Maker > Public Service Announcement > Vivrant Thing > Lt. Dan (coda)
I Know You Know (with Skerik, Natalie Cressman & Jennifer Hartswick)
I Wish You Would (with Skerik, Natalie Cressman & Jennifer Hartswick)
Raise The House (with Skerik, Natalie Cressman & Jennifer Hartswick)

PART 2 of 3:
Dr. Funkenstein (with Michael “Clip” Payne, Greg Thomas, Ryan Zoidis, Eric Bloom, Natalie Cressman & Jennifer Hartswick)
One Nation Under A Groove (with Michael “Clip” Payne & Greg Thomas & Eric Krasno)

PART 3 of 3:
ENCORE: Nikki Glaspie & Skerik Jam > joined by Erick Jesus Coomes then Ian Neville then Eric Krasno
Funk With A Capital “G” [Quazar cover] (with Jesus, Krasno & Michael “Clip” Payne) > Tony Hall & Ian Neville guitar shred duet outro with Michael “Clip” Payne endorsement

The Pimps of Joytime – Janxta Funk (Part 1 of 2)
May 5, 2013
New Orleans, LA @ Tipitina’s – opening for Dumpstaphunk

The Pimps of Joytime – Janxta Funk (Part 2 of 2)
May 5, 2013
New Orleans, LA @ Tipitina’s – opening for Dumpstaphunk