HT Giveaway: Page McConnell and Meter Men @ Grand Ballroom

Next Friday night, March 22nd, Page McConnell will team up with three members of legendary New Orleans band The Original Meters, aka The Meter Men to perform at the elegant Grand Ballroom in New York City. The quartet features the Phish keyboardist along with bassist George Porter Jr., drummer Zigaboo Modeliste and guitarist Leo Nocentelli from The Meters.

Page and The Meter Men first visited NYC just after SuperStorm Sandy hit, limiting transportation options for some of those who were looking to attend. Those who did make it out caught a pair of memorable performances that were heavy on funk and otherworldly musicianship. From the looks of the videos we shared from the group’s first 2013 set, they are picking up right where they left off.

As part of our Everybody Wins When We Plug Something And In Return They Offer Us Free Shit To Give Away program, we’ve got a pair of tickets to see Page McConnell and The Meter Men at Grand Ballroom on March 22nd to giveaway. Simply leave a comment below telling us about your favorite Meters song. We’ll pick one entry at random at 3PM ET on March 18th. You can enter a second time by leaving a similar comment on the Hidden Track Facebook Page and a third time by following @hidden_track and tweeting the name of your favorite Meters song at us. You must include both @hidden_track and #htpagemeters in your tweet.

Here’s the fine print…

  • To enter, leave a comment below telling us your favorite Meters song
  • Enter a second time by leaving a similar comment on the Hidden Track Facebook Page
  • You can enter a third time by following @hidden_track and tweeting the name of your favorite Meters song at us. You must include both @hidden_track AND #htpagemeters in your tweet
  • Your comment(s) must be left by 3PM EDT on March 18th
  • Anybody entering more than once a piece on Facebook, Twitter and at the bottom of this post will be disqualified, tarred and feathered
  • Each winner will receive one pair of tickets for the March 22nd performance
  • HT staff members are not eligible to win

Tickets for Page McConnell and The Meter Men at Grand Ballroom are available via Ticketmaster.

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45 Responses

  1. Pungee is one of my all time favorites, though Chicken STrut was played way too much in my college apartment.

  2. When I saw them in Providence a few years ago, they played the Hokie Pokie….quite fun, had everyone dancing around…

  3. gotta gotta gotta be (Doodle Loop) The World Is A Little Bit Under The Weather – best title, best breakdown, its got “the riff”…funky as hell, its got it all!

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