The Howlin’ Wolf Fest By Nite 2018

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Pretty much every artist we hope to see during Jazz Fest is part of this insane line up of night shows starting Friday Apr 27 and running through Sunday May 6. FunkyBatz has all the details PLUS a pair of tickets to give away to EVERY show in both the main room and the den…. Read more »

Anders Osborne at The Howlin Wolf

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Among the most original and visionary musicians writing and performing today. Osborne’s masterful guitar work, intricate songwriting, and emotive vocals have earned him countless awards and endless troves of fans new and old. To see Anders perform LIVE is truly transcendent. Guitar Player calls him “the poet laureate of Louisiana’s fertile roots music scene.” New… Read more »

Howlin’ Wolf 2017 Fest By Nite

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As we click-and-ponder the night show grids, we would be kickin’ ourselves later if we missed the “Howlin’ Wolf 2017 Fest By Nite” stellar line-up! It’s nicely situated in the New Orleans warehouse district, starting on Thursday, April 27 and running through Sunday, May 7th. Just about every artist we hope to see brings a unique groove… Read more »

Where’s the Funk at SXSW 2017

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year here in Austin, TX. South By Southwest (SXSW) is upon us and the music choices are limitless. Official showcases, unofficial showcases, free shows and parties you may or may not have to RSVP to and every venue in town is fully booked. It is a blast, but it… Read more »

Red Young & Mike Flanigin Talk about Antone’s B3 Summit – Let the organ players loose y’all!

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Just Added: Early show tonight with Ike Stubblefield B3 Trio.  Click Here for tickets and about tonight’s pre-party or the B3 Summit on Saturday. The Antone’s B3 Summit weekend is finally here and features our very own local legends Red Young, Mike Flanigin and Dr. James Polk plus very special guest Ike Stubblefield.  Ike helped… Read more »

Summertime Spotlight on Antone’s

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Antone’s may already be home of the blues but we discovered a world of funk and groove happenings this summer.  Check out these New Orleans acts Calvin Johnson & Kirk Joseph present: Chapter Soul, Cha Wa Mardi Indians, Dirty Dozen Brass Band and more.

Papa Mali: Crescent City’s true “King of Raw” to heat up the stage at south Austin’s favorite watering hole (One 2 One) this Friday Nov 6th

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Join FunkyBatz & friends this Friday Nov 6th when Papa Mali returns to Austin TX at the One 2 One Bar. Witness Papa Mali; A New Orleans based musician and producer, spawn raw vocals and haunting guitar representations of the blues side of the Mississippi Delta River and New Orleans funk. An innovative, hungry psychedelic… Read more »