Members of Motet, Lotus, Nth Power and Ghost-Note to Pay Tribute to Steely Dan at Jazz Fest

The music of dan of steel will fill the late-night air in New Orleans when a thirteen-person group made up of members of The Motet, Lotus, Ghost-Note/Snarky Puppy, The nth powerand more come together for a special tribute show to The howling wolf Thursday, May 5 at 2:00 a.m. (technically early morning 5/6) [get tickets].

After a dazzling performance at the 2018 edition of Brooklyn comes to life and a sold-out late-night show during Jazz Fest 2019, this tribute to Steely Dan was originally scheduled to coincide with the 2020 edition of Jazz Fest in New Orleans. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is due to return this spring after suffering various postponements in 2020 and 2021, and live for live musicSteely Dan’s rescheduled tribute will once again coincide with the start of the event’s second weekend. All tickets purchased for the rescheduled dates will be honored at the May 5 show.

Led by the talented Joey Porterthe funky keyboardist of The Motet, the band will also feature Tim Palmieri, the powerful guitarist who recently signed with Lotus. They will team up with The Nth Power bassist nate edgardSnarky Puppy/Ghost-Note percussionist Nate Werthincomparable singer Lyle Divinsky (formerly of Motet) and saxophonist of NOLA Bryan McNamara.

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The band will also feature seven former Turkuaz members including Greg Sanderson (alto sax), Chris Browers (trumpet) and Josh Schwartz (baritone sax) – better known as The horn section—as well as drummer Michelangelo Carubba (Death Kings), guitarist/keyboardist Craig Brodheadand singers Sammi Garet and Shira Elias.

Tickets for Live For Live Music’s Steely Dan Tribute in New Orleans during Jazz Fest at Howlin’ Wolf on May 5, 2022 are on sale now. RSVP to Facebook event page for more updates.


To show: Live For Live Music Presents: Steely Dan Tribute with Members of The Motet, Lotus, Ghost-Note, The Nth Power & More

Bandaged: Joey Porter (keyboard, The Motet), Lyle Divinsky (vocals), Tim Palmieri (guitar, Lotus), Nate Edgar (bass, The Nth Power), Michelangelo Carubba (drums, Death Kings/formerly Turkuaz), Craig Brodhead (guitar, formerly Turkuaz), Shira Elias (vocals, formerly Turkuaz), Sammi Garett (vocals, formerly Turkuaz), Josh Schwartz (bari sax, The Horn Section/formerly Turkauz), Greg Sanderson (sax, The Horn Section/formerly Turkuaz), Chris Brouwers (trumpet, The Horn Section/formerly Turkuaz), Nate Werth (percussion, Snarky Puppy/Ghost-Note), Bryan McNamara (sax)

Dated: Thursday, May 5, 2022 (technically early May 6)

Place: The Howling Wolf – 907 S. Peters St., New Orleans, LA, 70130

Doors: 1h00 / Show: 2h00

Tickets: Advance GA $35 / Day of show $40

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