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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Oct 20 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

22nd Annual Pasta &…

Oct 20 - 20, 2017
Join us for an unforgettable evening ..Paris, Montmare, Cabaret, Can Can, and… more

Amazing Scavenger…

Oct 20, 2017 - Jul 03, 2027
Turn New Orleans into a giant game board with this fun scavenger hunt… more

Boo at the Zoo

Oct 20 - 28, 2017
Bring your little ghosts and goblins to Boo at the Zoo Presented by Bryan… more

Concerts in the…

Oct 20 - 20, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's popular outdoor music series Concerts in… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Oct 20, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Oct 20 - Dec 29, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

East of the…

Oct 20, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will present East of the Mississippi:… more

East of the…

Oct 20, 2017 - Jan 07, 2018
The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will present East of the Mississippi:… more

Golden State Warriors…

Oct 20 - 20, 2017
Come experience NBA basketball at its best as the Pelicans take on the NBA's… more

Houmas House Presents…

Oct 20 - 31, 2017
For the month of October, there will be a 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm haunted tour.… more

Magazine St. Art…

Oct 20, 2017
Magazine St. Art Market is a unique way to experience the best of our local… more

Oktoberfest NOLA

Oct 20 - 21, 2017
Cost $8 - children 12 and under free - tickets available at gate … more

Saenger Theatre…

Oct 20 - 28, 2017
Plan your escape to the new musical comedy getaway ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE!… more

The Fountain Lounge…

Oct 20 - Nov 18, 2017
Join us for Amanda Ducorbier at the Fountain Lounge in the Roosevelt Hotel.… more

The Fountain Lounge…

Oct 20 - Dec 29, 2017
Join us for Sam Kuslanr at the Fountain Lounge in the Roosevelt Hotel. While… more

The Historic New…

Oct 20 - 21, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for… more

The Irish Cultural…

Oct 20, 2017 - Jan 22, 2027
Join us at the beautiful Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans every Friday… more

Backyard Grooves

Oct 21, 2017 - Jan 10, 2026
In The Voodoo Garden, All Ages.   more

Bruno Mars: 24K Magic…

Oct 21 - 21, 2017
Join us for Grammy Award winner and world-renowned, multi-platinum selling… more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Oct 20 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Band Together For The Roots of Music Saturday, October 22, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Lauren Busch
Brustman Carrino Public Relations
Lauren@brustmancarrinopr.com
305-573-0658


WHO/WHAT: The Roots of Music is a New Orleans' non-profit organization dedicated to teaching, supporting and empowering New Orleans' youth through music education, academic support and mentorship, while preserving and promoting New Orleans' unique musical and cultural heritage. In celebration of 9 years of programming, The Roots of Music will host a festive evening of tantalizing bites, libations, a silent auction and live entertainment, including a special performance by The Revivalists, NOLA's very own roots driven rock band currently claiming the #1 spot on Sirius XM's The Spectrum.

Additional festivities for the evening will include entertainment by The Roots of Music Marching Crusaders and alumni; craft beer from NOLA Brewing; cocktails and wine from JLHM; and culinary delights from Felix's and Stanley.

WHEN/WHERE: The much-anticipated event will take place Saturday, October 22nd from 6PM - 10PM at Ashe Powerhouse, 1731 Baronne Street in New Orleans. A limited number of general admission tickets, priced at $150 per person are available for advance purchase at www.therootsofmusic.org. Tickets will not be available at the door.

For further information on the event and/or sponsorship opportunities, please email development@therootsofmusic.org.

SPONSORS: Trey Monaghan | Paige Royer and Kerry Clayton | Ruth and Laney Chouest - NOLA Motor Park | Conwill Family Foundation | Elizabeth and Willy Monaghan | Mark Rochon, JusticeAid | Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP | James and Laurie Alsup | Breaux Petroleum Products, Inc. | Lauren Busch | The Domain Companies | Rebecca & Simon Finger | Elaine Garvey, Postlethwaite & Netterville | Katherine & Tony Gelderman | Dr. Stephen Hendry | Penn & T.J. Iarocci | Barbara Messner | Patrick Gros | Foofie & Darrah Schaefer | Paul Tierney | Steve Milliken, JusticeAid

Media, photographers and television crews interested in covering/attending the event should contact:
Lauren Busch
Brustman Carrino Public Relations
Lauren@brustmancarrinopr.com
305-573-0658

About The Roots of Music
Co-founded in 2007 by Rebirth Brass Band drummer Derrick Tabb and Allison Reinhardt, with programming beginning in 2008, New Orleans-based non-profit organization, The Roots of Music's mission is to teach, support and empower New Orleans' youth through music education, academic support and mentorship, while preserving and promoting New Orleans' unique musical and cultural heritage. The Roots of Music provides year-round free music education to low income kids 9-14 years of age aiming to teach students the necessary skills to continue New Orleans' unique musical tradition. Free academic and musical instruction is provided, as well as all instruments, transportation and daily hot meals. The Roots of Music annually serves more than 140 children living all across Orleans Parish and attending over 30 different schools. www.therootsofmusic.org

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