New Orleans’ super-group, New Orleans Suspects, will perform at The Space Coast Music Festival in Manatee Sanctuary Park in Cape Canaveral on Saturday, September 28, 2013.
New Orleans Suspects features members of legendary veteran touring acts The Radiators and The Neville Bros. The band is comprised of some of the best, most highly respected players in New Orleans, including: Reggie Scanlan on bass (Radiators, Professor Longhair Band); Mean Willie Green on drums (Neville Bros. current drummer since 1981); Jeff Watkins (James Brown Band, Joss Stone Band) on saxophone; Jake Eckert on guitar/vocals (current member of The Dirty Dozen Brass Band); and CR Gruver on keyboards and vocals (Polytoxic, Outformation).
Tickets are only $5 at the gate, and the festival starts at noon, with New Orleans Suspects going on around 8:30pm. Also on the bill are Rocket Ranch, Paul Chapman Project, Diablo Canyon, John Quinlivan, WGK, and more.
The Space Coast Music Festival is a benefit to buy instruments for Mila Elementary School in Merritt Island. Manatee Sanctuary Park is located at 701 Thurm Blvd in Cape Canaveral.
For more information, visit spacecoastmusicfestival.com.
Here’s a video of The New Orleans Suspects performing “Get Back What You Givin'” live in the studio: