Even if you think you don’t know anything about Zigaboo Modeliste
—other than he’s got a sweet name—chances are you’ve heard his drum beats. Modeliste has recorded over 400 songs, both individually and with the Meters, and his music has been sampled by Run DMC, the Beastie Boys, Ice Cube, Salt-N-Pepa, Naughty by Nature and many others. The New Orleans drummer, credited as being the “Godfather of Groove,” plays songs like “Cissy Strut” and “At the Mardi Gras” on Saturday, Feb. 9, at Sweetwater Music Hall. 19 Corte Madera Ave., Mill Valley. 9pm. $20. 415.388.1700.