VH1 to Make It Funky


VH1 will air “a film that documents the spirit, history and vitality of New Orleans' people and its musical culture.

The network said Friday that it will debut Make It Funky Wednesday Sept. 14 at 8 p.m.

“From ‘Yellow Moon’ to ‘Let the Good Times Roll,’ Make It Funky is a raucous tribute to the musical heritage of the Crescent City, chock full of blazing performances, fiery archival footage and red-hot conversations with the remarkable men and women who created it,” VH1 said in a prepared statement.

Artists appearing in Make It Funky include the Neville Brothers, Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas, Lloyd Price, Bonnie Raitt and Keith Richards.