The Young Leadership Council this morning announced the lineup for the group's 10th annual Wednesday at the Square, the popular springtime after-work concert series in Lafayette Park. All shows begin at 5 pm and are free. Food, drinks and crafts are all available on site.
Bucktown All-Stars + Soul Rebels
Ivan Neville's DUMPSTAPHUNK + Shades of Praise
Jeremy Davenport + The Preservation Hall-Stars
Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers + Jake Smith
Marcia Ball + Marva Wright & the BMW's
Big Sam's Funky Nation + The Dynamites featuring Charles Walker
Amanda Shaw & The Cute Guys + Honey Island Swamp Band
Letters to Cleo + MaryAnne Marino
Bag of Donuts + The Figs
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue + John Boutté and Paul Sanchez
The Boogie Men + Dr. Gonzeaux
Galactic + Hot 8 Brass Band
The YLC is also giving away free food and drink tickets for the festival; to be eligible, you've got to sign up for the concert series' Twitter feed. Yes, everybody's doing the Twitter these days (including The Gambit, if you're not already following).