**VICTOR LITTLE'S BIG HIT performs EARTH WIND & FIRE vs PRINCE**
**MIKE DILLON BAND**
**VICTOR LITTLE'S BIG HIT**
Join us for a night of Earth Wind and Fire songs, mashed up against Prince songs, for a tribute to our lost legends, and a dance party you’ll never forget!
VICTOR LITTLE will be bringing the FUNK to the Fillmore on Friday night, as he puts together a fire line up to get his audience groovin’ LIFE’S A GROOVE is a concept founded by artist and bassist Victor Little, whose vision is to unite people together through music and to create a musical journey for the listening audience that will transport them to all parts of the world, enabling them to experience the sounds of sophisticated music performed with feeling and intellect. Victor is passionate about creating and playing music for a living, and has demonstrated his commitment by writing, producing, consulting, recording and performing original music in a career that has spanned over 20 years. “I’ve been blessed to collaborate with some of the most talented musicians and play on some of the most prestigious stages with world class artists and performers” says Victor, whose resume contains a long list of luminaries that includes Patti Austin, Billy Preston, Angela Bofill, James Carter, Charlie Musselwhite, and Booker T. Jones to name a few. Victor’s album Inner Portrait, which is described as a “powerful musical journey that flows with sophisticated Bass melodies. It features legendary drummer Dennis Chambers (Santana), grammy-award winning drummer Thomas Pridgen (The Mars Volta) as well as Ruslan Sirota (Stanley Clarke) playing keyboards. “Finally I have stepped out of the shadows of being a sideman and produced my own record. I’m more excited than words can say about the final product” says Victor, who has already been receiving rave reviews from peers, industry insiders and the media.
**MIKE DILLON BAND**
Mike Dillon plays vibraphone and rants into the microphone. Combining styles and years of experience, MDB makes a noise that is unique in many ways. Dean Wean said, " The Mike Dillon Band is my favorite touring band on the planet' at the ween after show where all of Ween sans Gene, joined the stage with Mike. The current lineup includes some of New Orleans best musicians. Nathan Lambertson is a top call upright jazz bassist with a punk rock heart of gold. Cliff Hines has been playing with Mike since 2012 and is the
backbone of this group providing amazing counterpoint and power on the guitar. In the drum department, Paul Thibodeaux and Claude Coleman Jr. take turns battling providing the pocket and percussive artillery.