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Meantime Lounge Presents


European Tour 2010

August 13-14, 2010

MNOP Musique de la Nouvelle Orléans à Périgueux

Périgueux, France


101 Runners


Walter "Wolfman" Washington


3 Pc. Spicy


Master of Ceremonies

John Sinclair


New Orleans Performance Painter


August 16, 2010 - Paris, France

August 17, 2010 - Rotterdam, Holland

August 18, 2010 - Amsterdam, Holland

August 19, 2010 - London, England

Now Booking Limited Engagements

Individual Or Package Deals
Festivals - Nightclubs - Theaters - Private Parties

Contact: Chris Jones

Meantime Lounge Presents


101 Runners New CD Now Available!

Order New Orleans Funk 101 CD from the Louisiana Music Factory

Order New Orleans Funk 101 from the Louisiana Music Factory

Reviews of New Orleans Funk 101

Offbeat Magazine

The Times-Picayune

Band Bios

This 12 Piece Funk Band Seamlessly Combines All the Elements that Make New Orleans Music a True World Music.

Reliant on Heavy Percussive, Improvisational Jams with Unpredictable Turns The 101 Runners Blend the Funk of the Mardi Gras Indians Such As the Wild Tchoupitoulas and The Wild Magnolias with the Syncopated Strut of Groups Like the Meters, Neville Brothers, etc... The Band In Less Than Two Years Has Headlined Every Major Festival in New Orleans Including the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Fest, VooDoo Music Experience, Congo Square Fest, etc... The 101 Has Also Headlined Tipitinas 6 Times and Held a regular Gig at The Infamous Maple Leaf Bar while also Being Nominated For Best Emerging New Orleans Artist '07.

101 Band Members

Chris Jones - Congas, Vocals
Ajay Mallery - Drums, Vocals
Lionel Batiste Jr. - Bass Drum, Vocals
Boubacar Cissokko - African Percussion
Tom Worrell - Piano
War Chief Juan Pardo - Vocals
Isaac Kinchen - Vocals
Cornell Williams - Bass
June Yamagishi - Guitar
Jimmy Carpenter - Baritone Saxophone
and Big Chief Monk Boudreaux - Vocals

3 Pc. Spicy

3 Pc. Spicy on MySpace

This "Three Piece" Band, Featuring Tom Worrell, Chris Jones, and Ashley Thibodaux Takes its Cue from the Famous Piano/Conga "Rhumba-Boogie" Collaboration of the Late, Great Professor Longhair and the Very Much Alive Master Percussionist
Alfred "Uganda" Roberts

Artist Bios

John Sinclair


101 Runners live at Tipitina's, February 6, 2010.

Find more video of the 101 Runners on YouTube.