The music of Steely Dan will once again fill the air in New Orleans during Jazz Fest when a 12-piece ensemble featuring members of Cool Cool CoolThe Nth PowerThe Motet, and Snarky Puppy goes back (Jack) to The Howlin’ Wolf on Thursday, May 4th (technically early a.m. May 5th) for another edition of the fan-favorite late-night tribute concert. Tickets are on sale now.

Led by the talented Joey Porter, the funky keyboardist for The Motet, the band will feature the seven core members of Cool Cool Cool including Craig Brodhead (guitar, keys), Michelangelo Carubba (drums), Shira Elias (vocals), and Sammi Garett (vocals) as well as trumpeter Chris Brouwers and saxophonists Josh Schwartz and Greg Sanderson, otherwise known as The Horn Section. They will be joined by a crew of familiar collaborators including The Nth Power‘s Nick Cassarino (guitar, vocals) and Nate Edgar (bass), Snarky Puppy percussionist Nate Werth, and soulful singer Lyle Divinsky.

Following the debut of this loaded tribute to the music of Steely Dan at the 2018 edition of Brooklyn Comes Alive, various iterations of the ensemble came together for sold-out, late-night blowouts in New Orleans during Jazz Fest 2019 and Jazz Fest 2022. Check out photos from last year’s Steely Dan Tribute during Jazz Fest here.

Tickets for the late-night Steely Dan Tribute show featuring members of Cool Cool Cool, The Nth Power, The Motet, and Snarky Puppy at New Orleans, LA’s The Howlin’ Wolf on Thursday, May 4th (technically early a.m. May 5th) are now on sale here. Scroll down to the bottom of this page for complete show details.

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This show is part of a long, varied list of concerts as part of Live For Live Music’s Fest by Nite series during New Orleans Jazz Fest 2023. The series is set to begin during weekend one of Jazz Fest with The Nth Power‘s Tribute to The Gap Band featuring members of Dumpstaphunk and more at Toulouse Theatre (Friday, 4/28, 12:30 a.m.), TAUK‘s Parliament-Funkadelic vs. Sly and the Family Stone celebration featuring Kanika MooreAntwaun Stanley, and The Horn Section at Toulouse Theatre (Saturday, 4/29, 9:00 p.m.); The Funk Sessions featuring members of LettuceGalactic, and more at Toulouse Theatre (Saturday, 4/29, 1:00 a.m.); SPAGA Plays Dead at Toulouse Theatre (Sunday, April 30th, 8:00 p.m.); and Maurice “MOBETTA” Brown & Friends at Toulouse Theatre (Sunday, April 30th, 1:00 a.m.).

During the “Daze Between” Jazz Fest’s two weekends, music fans in New Orleans can also take part in the fun at Daze Between New Orleans, a two-day music festival at Faubourg Brewery on Tuesday, May 2nd and Wednesday, May 3rd featuring four sets of Goose over two nights in addition to performances by Tank and the BangasLawrenceNeal FrancisDavid ShawGeorge Porter Jr. & Runnin’ PardnersEggyMeltHoney Island Swamp BandJ & The Causeways, and The Quickening. A portion of proceeds from the Daze Between New Orleans will benefit New Orleans nonprofit organizations via Rex Foundation. Find ticketing information via the festival website.

The Fest by Nite programming will continue through the “Daze Between” and into weekend two with Daze by Nite featuring members of Lettuce, Lawrence, Dumpstaphunk, and more with Eggy at The Howlin’ Wolf (Tuesday, 5/2); The Daze Between Band at Tipitina’s (Wednesday, 5/3 – SOLD OUT); Poppa Funk & The Night Tripper: A Tribute to Art Neville & Dr. John at The Civic Theatre (Friday, 5/5, 9:00 p.m.); two nights of The Disco Biscuits at the Mahalia Jackson Theater (Friday, May 5th and Saturday, May 6th); an LP Giobbi Dead House Dead & Company after-party at The Howlin’ Wolf with special guest Yesmann (Saturday, May 6th, 9:00 p.m.); Warship My Organs at The Howlin’ Wolf (Saturday, May 6th, 1:00 a.m.); and Purple Party: A Tribute To Prince at The Howlin’ Wolf (Sunday, May 7th, 12:00 a.m.).

Check out the gallery below for a running list of concerts included in the 2023 edition of Live For Live Music’s Fest by Nite series in New Orleans during Jazz Fest. For an updating list of announcements and ticketing details, head here. Follow Live For Live Music on social media to stay updated on new additions to the series as Jazz Fest approaches.


Show: Live For Live Music Presents: Steely Dan Tribute

Band: Craig Brodhead (guitar, keys), Chris Brouwers (trumpet), Michelangelo Carubba (drums), Nick Cassarino (guitar, vocals), Lyle Divinsky (vocals), Nate Edgar (bass), Shira Elias (vocals), Sammi Garett (vocals), Joey Porter (keys), Greg Sanderson (saxophone), Josh Schwartz (saxophone, vocals), Nate Werth (percussion)

Date: Thursday, May 4th, 2023 (technically early AM 5/5)

Time: Doors at 1:00 a.m. // Show at 2:00 a.m.

Venue: The Howlin’ Wolf – 907 S Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70130

Tickets: General Admission: $25–$35 / VIP: $70