The NOCCA Institute and Daniel Price Memorial Fund's benefit features performances by Irma Thomas, Kermit Ruffins, Trombone Shorty and others. The patron party includes a silent auction, buffet dinner and open bar. Visit www.danielpricememorial.org for details. Patron party admission $125, general admission $37. Patron party 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., general admission 7:30 p.m. to midnight.