Phat Hat

Phat Hat is Louisiana's premier funk, soul and R&B horn band. We bring the groove!

The goal of Phat Hat is simple: Deep rhythm, and soulful goodness with a sound that will keep the dance floor rocking all night long.

Phat Hat is a funk/soul band from Baton Rouge, LA. The band’s repertoire includes a smattering of the funkiest dance songs from the sixties, seventies and eighties guaranteed to make the music move you!

Phat Hat is available for club dates and private engagements including weddings, parties, and more.

Unfortunately, the Red Stick Revelry event has been cancelled due to rain. We want to wish all of you a Happy and Prosperous New Year! Come check Phat Hat out on January 26 at Sullivans in Baton Rouge. Until then, have a Phat 2017!

Just a few days until Red Stick Revelry! Phat Hat will go onstage at 9pm and will rock you into 2017. Admission is free so bring your friends to downtown Baton Rouge!

Make plans to be downtown on New Years Eve with friends and family for Baton Rouge's biggest party. Phat Hat will start at 9pm and there will be an awesome fireworks display right at midnight. Admission is free and it's going to be a blast. Go to for more info!

Make plans to join Phat Hat on New Years Eve in downtown Baton Rouge for a night of music and fireworks! This is the 200th anniversary of our city and we are proud to be a part of this event. Admission is free and it will be a great event for the whole family!

Hydrogen Child

Don't miss Phat Hat at the Baton Rouge State Fair TODAY, November 5th at 2:30pm!

Harvest Festival on False River

Don't miss Phat Hat on Saturday at the Harvest Festival!

Join us October 14-16, 2016 for our 6th annual Harvest Festival in beautiful downtown New Roads, LA.


These weekend Phat Hat has two public gigs - Saturday night at the Harvest Festival in New Roads ( and Sunday afternoon at Sunday In The Park ( . Come out and enjoy this beautiful weather with the Phat Hat Band! SUNDAY IN THE PARK Sunday in the Park is a series of FREE outdoor concerts held each Fall and Spring in Downtown Baton Rouge. Due to construction taking place in the North Boulevard Town Square, this year’s series will be located at the Riverfront Plaza Levee Stage. The Fall Series will take place e...

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Live at the Elms Mansion!
Phat Hat at The Big Chill


Band Members

Rick Naqvi, Wendell Woods, Andy Pizzo, John Bastianelli, Jeff Chatelain, Greg Darville, Matt Doran, and Don Thomas


Record Label

Other Baton Rouge Artists
Ashburn Artists