Galactic is a funk and jazz jam band from New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.Have also opened for The Meters (many times), Maceo Parker, Medeski Martin Wood, Widespread Panic (Halloween 1997), War, Larry Graham, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Tower of Power, Greyboy Allstars, LL Cool J, etc. Charlie Hunter, Jon Fishman, Warren Haynes, Les Claypool and Skerik have all jammed with Galactic. Bandmembers have also played with George Porter (The Meters), New Orleans Klezmer All-Stars, etc.

Galactic has toured nationally with Charlie Hunter, Widespread Panic, the HORDE tour, and more recently with Ben Harper, Counting Crows and Live.