Wednesday, June 15
James Brown's funk buddy and George Clinton's second-in-command, bass-slapper William "Bootsy" Collins, headlines his first U.S. tour since 1995, a baked baker's dozen featuring members of P-Funk, Public Enemy and the Pretenders along with celebrity guests. Tha Funk Capital of the World (Megaforce), whose first track alone features Chuck D, Ice Cube and Snoop Dogg, descended in April. DJ Soul Sister opens. Tickets $37. 9 p.m. Wednesday.
Tipitina's, 501 Napoleon Ave., 895-8477; www.tipitinas.com