The Topcats, Jazz Fest 2016

The Topcats at Jazz Fest, Friday, April 22, 2016

The Topcats

Longtime New Orleans cover band The Topcats were celebrating 35 years in business with their performance at the Fest in 2016. They brought back several of the original members from their precursor group, “T. Q. and The Topcats,” for the party.

Pat Campbell

Pat Campbell is the longest running member of The Topcats, handling lead vocalist chores, as well as bass and guitar.

Pat Campbell

Buzzy Beano started out as a session guitarist for New Orleans music icon Allen Toussaint at age 14. He joined The Topcats in 1979.

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Sometimes playing drums is hard, and sometimes it's easy. The Topcats' Robert Schulte demonstrates above.

Pat Campbell

David Gamble is a sure thing on The Topcats' keyboards.

Buckwheat Zydeco New Orleans Divas Michael McDonald Steely Dan Topcats

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