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ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

Friday Nights at NOMA

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
Every Friday evening, come to the museum for activities and entertainment.… more

NASA Week to Blast…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will host a week of space exploration… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jul 3 - Sep 7, 2015
Ten Years Gone brings together six artists whose work engages with the broad… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Jul 3 - 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Red, White, and…

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
In a most unusual salute to Independence Day, Audubon Butterfly Garden and… more

The Foundation…

Jul 3 - 3, 2015
The Foundation Gallery is thrilled to present Sea and Soil a group exhibition… more

Ashe Cultural Arts…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Ashé Cultural Arts Center proudly presents the 15th Annual Maafa… more

Go 4th On The River

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The Go 4th on the River Dueling Barges Fireworks Extravaganza is the annual… more

Saturday Farmers…

Jul 4 - Dec 26, 2015
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St. Bernard Salutes…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
The St. Bernard Salutes America Committee will host the 31st Annual Celebration… more

The Makeup & Martini…

Jul 4 - 4, 2015
Join us for the 3rd Annual Beauty and Entertainment event The Makeup &… more

Tai Chi/Chi Kung

Jul 6 - 6, 2015
NOMA, in collaboration with the East Jefferson Wellness Center offers wellness… more

LIVE BAND KARAOKE…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Rock out on stage with Mixed Nuts as your band! All ages and free each Tuesday… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Jul 7 - 28, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

Octavia Art Gallery -…

Jul 7 - 25, 2015
This summer, Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present new works by Cuban based… more

Ogden Museum Book…

Jul 7 - 7, 2015
Join us at the Book Club for  Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale… more

The Sweat Social…

Jul 7 - Dec 20, 2015
Designed for wellness travelers visiting New Orleans, the Sweat Social offers… more

Gambit’s 2015…

Jul 8 - 8, 2015
Gambit's 2015 Emerging Chefs Challenge recognizes the next generation of… more

ESSENCE Music Festival

Jul 3 - 5, 2015
The ultimate party weekend is highlighted by performances from a variety of… more

MUSIC LINEUP ANNOUNCED FOR HOGS FOR THE CAUSE 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:

Liz Goliwas Bodet
504.583.5550; egoliwas@bellsouth.net

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           MUSIC LINEUP ANNOUNCED FOR HOGS FOR THE CAUSE 2013
       Local talent and regional favorites will be featured on two stages in City Park

New Orleans, Louisiana- Hogs for the Cause, named one of the Top 10 BBQ Festivals by delish.com, has announced its music lineup for its two-day event, March 22 - 23, 2013. Set against a backdrop of live oaks draped with Spanish moss, Hogs for the Cause will feature two stages on City Park Festival Grounds. Gates open to the public at 10:30am on Saturday, March 23rd and close at 10pm. Since 2009, Hogs for the Cause has continued to evolve and grow, with an expanded calendar of events for the 2013 experience. "After a wildly successful event last year, we are extremely proud to bring a nationally recognized music lineup to the event this year," states Becker Hall, Co-Founder. "By securing these crowd favorites we are in essence securing more funding for the families we endeavor to help. It is a win-win for everyone in attendance!"

Hogs for the Cause 2013 Music Lineup:

·     Robert Randolph and the Family Band featuring Anders Osborne
·     Lee Fields and the Expressions
·     Mississippi Rail Company
·     Lost Bayou Ramblers
·     Eric Lindell
·     The Revivalists
·     The Apache Relay
·     Rebirth Brass Band

"Spanning over two days, the fundraising efforts allow for better fulfillment of our mission that ‘Together We Can Do Something Great'," states Hogs for the Cause Co-Founder Rene Louapre, who expects crowds as large as 30,000. Tickets can be purchased in advance on the Hogs for the Cause website (http://www.hogsforthecause.org/) beginning Friday, January 18 at 4:30pm, CST.

The purpose of Hogs for the Cause is to provide aid and relief of those variable expenses and economic burdens which families face while their child is being treated for pediatric brain cancer. Currently, Hogs For The Cause operates as the premier funding source for pediatric brain cancer outreach services in the United States and has given grants to over 40 families in need. For more information about Hogs for the Cause visit http://www.hogsforthecause.org/.
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