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12th Annual Saints…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

America's Hometown…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
In the adventuresome spirit of the weekend's FoodFest, it will bring the best… more

Andrew Jackson: Hero…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
THNOC's exhibition tracks Jackson's rise from humble beginnings to immortality… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 27 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 27 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 27 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

Hogs for the Cause

Mar 27 - 28, 2015
Eighty teams of BBQ competitors, comprised of a mix of some of the region's… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 27 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 27 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Lauren Sturm - Bayou…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Performs solo acoustic piano. more

Le Petit Theatre…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
Donald Margulies' Pulitzer Prize-winning play tells the story of a couple… more

Louisiana Crawfish…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
Enjoy authentic Cajun cuisine such as Crawfish pie, Fried Crawfish Tall… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 27 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Mahalia Jackson…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
The sounds of the 60's will come alive starring The Midtwon Men singing their… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for The Fuzz: A Tribute to The Police. more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Mar 27 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Music at the Mint…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Smokin' Time Jazz Club is a New Orleans based traditional jazz band. They… more

NORDC Movies in the…

Mar 27 - 27, 2015
Join us for NORDC Movies in the Park screening of  "Big Hero… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Mar 27 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

12th Annual Saints…

Mar 27 - 29, 2015
The festival features panel discussions and master classes on literary topics… more

The ROOTS OF MUSIC 5th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2013:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Media Contact:
Lauren Busch/Ashley Abed
Brustman Carrino Public Relations

bcpr@brustmancarrinopr.com
/ 305-573-0658

 

The ROOTS OF MUSIC 5th ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2013:
Culinary Delights, Creative Cocktails and Live Entertainment

The Roots of Music is 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. The Roots of Music will celebrate its 5th anniversary with an evening of live musical performances, culinary delights, creative cocktails, an impressive array of auction items and celebrity guest appearances.  The much-anticipated event will take place Friday, November 15th at 6:30 p.m. at a private home in the Garden District.  A limited number of tickets, priced at $150 per person are available. 

"For the past 5 years, we've had such amazing support from incredible people and have managed to grow this organization to serve well over 100 kids each year from over 40 schools in New Orleans," says co-founder Derrick Tabb (Rebirth Brass Band).  "Now supporters can come out and celebrate with a great night of food, drinks and live music." 

Special guest New Orleans Pelicans Head Coach, Monty Williams will get things rolling, along with emcee Mike Hoss of WWLTV.  Live performances include The Roots of Music Marching Crusaders and Rebirth Brass Band.  Guests can enjoy tasty offerings from Dis Taco and Killer Poboys; sweet treats from Stella; and an array of specialty cocktails from Molly's on the Market's Trey Monaghan and craft beer from NOLA Brewing.  A silent auction and other guest appearances will complete the evening.

Priced at $150 per person, tickets for The Roots of Music 5th anniversary celebration on Friday, November 15th are extremely limited. To purchase tickets please visit

http://npboxoffice.stubhub.com/event/BandTogetherforTheRootsofMusic. For further information on the event and/or sponsorship opportunities, please call (504) 460-5699 or visit www.therootsofmusic.org.

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 100 children living all across Orleans Parish and attending over 40 different schools. www.therootsofmusic.org

 

Media interested in covering/attending the event should contact:
Lauren Busch/Ashley Abed
Brustman Carrino Public Relations
bcpr@brustmancarrinopr.com / 305-573-0658