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Wed, Sep 05


Maple Leaf Bar

In Business 10pm $10

Wednesday September Residency! Founded in 2012 in funky New Orleans, Louisiana, the Business is an organization of like-minded individuals dedicated to the creation and distribution of one product, and one product only: funk music.

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In Business 10pm $10
In Business 10pm $10

Time & Location

Sep 05, 2018, 10:00 PM

Maple Leaf Bar, 8316 Oak St, New Orleans, LA 70118, USA

About The Event

Although our mission is a simple one, we are steadfast in our purpose, bringing only the highest quality funk to our fans—aka consumers of the funk. Of course, high quality funk requires high quality ingredients, including, but not limited to: big fat grooves, tasty guitar licks, piping hot saxophones, spine-tingling vocals, individual musicianship, group dynamics, a sense of humor, and lots of love. Simply put, our original music is crafted from only “the finest shyeeeit.”

Listening to the Business’ music can best be described as taking a musical journey—one with twists and turns, from craggy peaks to blissful meadows (as well as the occasional suspension bridge over rivers of molten lava). Our often irreverent lyrics cover topics both commonplace and fantastical, taking the listener from a visit with a sidewalk vendor selling frozen treats, to the epic adventures of a secret crime-fighting organization (Spoiler alert: that’s us.).

And now the funky fruits of our labor are starting to ripen. Our very first album of all original music, Cop Show, was released in February 2016, and we've spent every moment since performing locally and touring nationally to spread our funky seed.

But this is just the beginning. We won’t rest until our mission is complete. And the funk just keeps getting stronger.

Band Members


Adam Baumol - Drums, Vocals

Ejric Bernhardt - Saxophone, Vocals

Tim Dolzine - Saxophone

Rick Roppolo - Bass, Vocals

Sage Rouge - Saxophone

Matt Whitcomb - Guitar

Whitney Sanders - Vocals


Marc Ballard - Saxophone

Travis Blotsky - Saxophone

Christian Ryan - Saxophone

Thad Scott - Saxophone

Brad Walker - Saxophone

Meryl Zimmerman - Vocals

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