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/
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