Maceo Parker Opens for The Black Crowes

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Wednesday October 23, 2013

From AM New York

The Black Crowes and their impressive opening acts
By: Hal Bienstock

The Black Crowes have always had respect for their elders.

Over the years, the band, featuring Chris Robinson, left, has toured with many of its influences including Tom Petty, the Who and members of Led Zeppelin and the Grateful Dead.

For its four-night stand at Terminal 5 starting tomorrow, the group has handed opening slots to some of its lesser-known favorites from the past.

Here’s a look at the openers and why fans should make sure to show up early each night.

Maceo Parker
A jazz and soul legend, Parker has served as a sideman for three of the greatest funk musicians of all time: James Brown, George Clinton and Prince. He also has released more than a dozen albums under his own name. (Oct. 29)

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