Pin It
Favorite

Preview: Instruments a Comin' 

The annual Tipitina’s fundraiser features an all-star concert and free street festival

click to enlarge donald_harrison_photo_4.jpg

The annual Tipitina's Foundation fundraiser features an all-star concert inside the music club and a free street festival outside, where there will be performances by the Roots of Music and Mary D. Coghill Charter School bands. Saxophonist Donald Harrison Jr. (pictured) will be added to Tipitina's Walk of Fame. As artistic director of the Tipitina's internship program, Harrison has mentored many aspiring young musicians. The concert features Galactic, Anders Osborne, Walter "Wolfman" Washington and the Roadmasters, Bo Dollis Jr. and the Wild Magnolias, New Orleans Suspects, Big Sam's Funky Nation and others. There's also a marching band contest pitting Edna Karr High School against Warren Easton Charter High School. The Instruments a Comin' program has provided more than $3.15 million worth of instruments to 101 Louisiana schools. Concert tickets $50, VIP tickets $200.

Pin It
Favorite

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Submit an event Jump to date

Latest in New Orleans Event Previews

More by Will Coviello

Spotlight Events

  • Hogs for the Cause @ UNO Lakefront Arena
    6801 Franklin Ave. http://www.arena.uno.edu

    • Thu., March 30, 6:30 p.m., Fri., March 31, 4-9:30 p.m. and Sat., April 1, 12-6 p.m.
    • Buy Tickets
  • Sweet Bird of Youth @ Loyola University New Orleans, Marquette Theatre, Marquette Hall
    6363 St. Charles Ave. http://www.montage.loyno.edu

    • Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Sundays, 3 p.m. Continues through April 16
    • 1 going/interested
  • Audra McDonald @ NOCCA Riverfront
    2800 Chartres St. http://www.nocca.com

    • Fri., March 31
  • Close Me Out @ Hi-Ho Lounge
    2239 St. Claude Ave. http://www.hiholounge.net

    • First Saturday of every month

© 2017 Gambit
Powered by Foundation