Black History Month (draft)
"Iko Iko" features Dr. John in one of his last known recordings, along with the Grateful
Dead's Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart, New Orleans' luminaries Ivan Neville, Donald
Harrison, and George Porter, Jr., and more, uniting musicians from Central Africa’s
Congo to New Orleans’ Congo Square.
Did you know? On April 20, 2022, the residents of New Orleans celebrated the legacy of Grandpa Elliott by inaugurating a memorial in Congo Square.
Watch how “Iko Iko” was made with PFC co-founder and producer Mark Johnson
“Congo To The Mississippi” is one of those songs that reminds us of the connection between people from the other side of the world to another.Education is a key component, as it provides an opportunity to learn about the rich history and
cultural heritage of its culture, tradition and influences.