first_imgOn Friday, August 11th, and Saturday, August, 12th, Garcia’s at The Capitol Theatre is hosting a funk takeover led by the founding guitarist of The Meters, Leo Nocentelli. The two-day event dubbed “A Weekend of Funk & Friends” will feature Nocentelli both nights along with a number of special guests. For the Friday show, Jen Durkin — who got her nickname “Pipes” while touring with Connecticut’s Deep Banana Blackout — will bring her act, Steal Your Funk, to Port Chester, New York, performing funkified renditions of Grateful Dead classics along with funk standards. The next night, Jaguar will take to Garcia’s. Jaguar is an upbeat funk ensemble featuring Michelangelo Carubba and Craig Broadhead of Turkuaz, along with Beau Sasser of Kung Fu. You can purchase tickets to this funk-fueled weekend on The Capitol Theatre’s website here.last_img