With a decade and a half under their belts, this New Orleans funk combo started to gain some real respect outside of NOLA with 2007’s From the Corner to the Black, which included great contributions from Mr. Lif, Lyrics Born, and Boots Riley, among others. But even though their next album will feature more great rap cameos, they haven’t forgotten their hometown roots, as they still jam with other brass bands there. With the Hood Ornament.

Thu., Oct. 15, 6 p.m., 2009