Professor Longhair would have turned 100 this month. Known as “Fess” for short, the “Bach of Rock” will be the honorary guest at his 100th birthday party on Wednesday, December 19. Tip’s will host the musical tribute, which will feature an all-star cast of musicians. Serving as Musical Director will be George Porter, Jr. while the following list of performers will be in attendance (in no particular order):
John “JoJo” Hermann
Alfred “Uganda” Roberts
John “Papa” Gros
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The evening’s master of ceremonies will be Harry Shearer. Tickets for the special event are available at the box office (501 Napoleon Ave.) or at www.tipitinas.com.