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Fiya Fest 2013 during New Orleans Jazz Fest

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.

Fiyawerx Productions’ EPIC Jazz Fest Party and Crawfish Boil with Leo Nocentelli, Stanton Moore, Terence Higgins, Nigel Hall, Nikki Glaspie, The Revivalists & more

May 4, 2012 – New Orleans, LA @ The Storyville Hotel

Nikki Glaspie, Nigel Hall, Eddie Roberts & Nate Edgar:
Jesus Children of America [Stevie Wonder cover]

Terence Higgins’ Swampgrease
(feat. Nigel Hall, Ron Johnson, Andrew Block & Roosevelt Collier):
Does Your Mama Know [Rudy Love & The Love Family cover],
Tarantula > Hang It Up, Gimme A Sign (with Brint Anderson),
Color Blind [Frankie Beverly & Maze cover] (with Nikki Glaspie),
Joy & Pain [Frankie Beverly & Maze cover] (with Nikki Glaspie)

The Revivalists:
Catching Fireflies

Leo Nocentelli’s The Meters Experience
(feat. Bill Dickens, Stanton Moore, CR Gruver & Steve Perrilloux) with Big Sam:
Hey Pocky A-Way

Leo Nocentelli’s The Meters Experience
with Big Sam & Eric McFadden:
Fire On The Bayou

The Roots of Music Marching Band:
Intro

The Roots of Music Marching Band:
Don’t Worry Be Happy (Bobby McFerrin cover)

The Roots of Music Marching Band
with Leo Nocentelli, Bill Dickens & Stanton Moore:
Blues For Ben

The Roots of Music Marching Band
with Leo Nocentelli, Bill Dickens & Stanton Moore:
Blues For Ben

Later on Frenchman Street, things got a little cra:

UPDATE: Audio recordings from this party are now available:
Leo Nocentelli’s The Meters Experience & The Roots of Music Marching Band
Nikki Glaspie, Nigel Hall, Eddie Roberts & Nate Edgar
Terence Higgins’ Swampgrease
The Revivalists