PHOTOS: The New Mastersounds @ The Joy Theatre 12/30/17

first_imgLoad remaining images On Saturday, December 30th, The New Mastersounds played their last full show of 2017 in New Orleans at the Joy Theatre. With opening support from Khris Royal, the funk-fusion quartet brought their signature tunes for a raging night in NOLA before heading to NYC the next day for a New Year’s Eve celebration.Direct from Leeds, England, for almost twenty years, The New Mastersounds have been defining the future of funk music. The British four-piece—composed of guitarist Eddie Roberts, bassist Pete Shand, drummer Simon Allen, and keys player Joe Tatton—has released over a dozen albums, including ten studio recordings, and earned fans globally for their tight infusion of jazz and funk. The band has earned accolades both in the U.S. and the U.K., with the group having performed with funk pioneers like George Porter Jr. of The Meters, Galactic, Papa Mali, and more.Check out the gallery from Saturday night’s NOLA show below, courtesy of photographer Adam McCullough.The New Mastersounds | Joy Theatre | NOLA | 12/30/17last_img

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