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Artist Spotlight…

Mar 30 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

Edgar Degas: The…

Mar 30 - May 24, 2015
Featuring drawings, prints, sculpture, and photographs, all from a single… more

EN MAS’: Carnival and…

Mar 30 - Jun 7, 2015
Curated by Claire Tancons, Krista Thompson, EN MAS': Carnival and Performance… more

George Porter Jr. Trio

Mar 30 - 30, 2015
Join us for live entertainment  at the Maple Leaf Bar featuring George… more

Jim Roche: Cultural…

Mar 30 - Jul 12, 2015
Born in 1943, Jim Roche received a BA from Florida State University (1961)… more

M.S. Rau Antiques…

Mar 30 - May 4, 2015
Long established and leading art, antiques and jewelry specialist M.S. Rau… more

Preservation Jazz…

Mar 30 - 30, 2015
Live New Orleans Jazz Nightly! more

Tennessee Williams:…

Mar 30 - May 31, 2015
Tennessee Williams was one of the most admired playwrights of the 20th century.… more

The New Orleans…

Mar 30 - Nov 18, 2015
Marvel Universe LIVE! will captivate audiences with an authentic and original… more

Voices Not Forgotten…

Mar 30 - 31, 2015
Many of us have heard our elders talking about the great music and fancy dances… more

Kikuo Saito at…

Mar 31 - Apr 4, 2015
Octavia Art Gallery is pleased to present a selection of works from New York… more

Lydia's Purple Cloth…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Quilting continues! We're excited to have more time to work on creations… more

Maple Leaf Bar…

Mar 31 - 31, 2015
Join us for live entertainment featuring the Grammy Award winning ReBirth Brass… more

Purchased Lives: New…

Mar 31 - Jul 18, 2015
The Historic New Orleans Collection's newest exhibition, "Purchased… more

Mark Steinmetz: South

Apr 1 - May 10, 2015
Mark Steinmetz lives and works in Athens, Georgia. His work transcends the… more

Opera on Tap

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Now in its 8th season, Opera on Tap - New Orleans is attracting people from… more

Smoker's World…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Join us at the Maple Leaf Bar for Smoker's World featuring Eric… more

The Victory Belles…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
Noted for their close harmonies and synchronized dance steps, the Andrews… more

YLC Wednesday at the…

Apr 1 - 1, 2015
The 12-week concert series takes place in downtown New Orleans at Lafayette… more

Exhibition Opening -…

Apr 2 - 2, 2015
Self-Taught, Outsider and Visionary Art will showcase works from the Ogden… more

Artist Spotlight…

Mar 30 - 31, 2015
New Orleans-based woodturning artist Tom Dunne will be the featured artist in… more

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

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 http://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. http://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