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30 Americans

Apr 24 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… more

Bootsy Collins

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
 Founding father of funk Bootsy Collins funks up The Joy Theater during… more

Crescent City…

Apr 24 - 24, 2014

Jazz in the Park

Apr 24 - Jun 5, 2014
The People United for Armstrong Park (PUfAP) is thrilled to unveil the lineup… more

Ogden After Hours-…

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
Ogden After Hours is the place to go on Thursday nights to to hear Southern… more

Slightly Stoopid

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
 Slightly Stoopid will be bringing their signature San Diego vibe to New… more

Slightly Stoopid with…

Apr 24 - 24, 2014
While it’s a rare commodity for a band to tour as consistently as… more

The Andrews Brothers

Apr 24 - 26, 2014
Mistaken identities, madcap comedy, romance and miscal treasures fill this… more

Zurich Classic

Apr 24 - 27, 2014
Golf fans will have a chance to support regional children's charities while… more

Brass & Glass

Apr 25 - 25, 2014
Join us for the third annual Brass & Glass the first weekend of Jazz Fest!… more

New Orleans Jazz &…

Apr 25 - May 5, 2014
Jazz Fest is the celebration of the unique culture and heritage of New Orleans… more

PINTS & PLAYS

Apr 25 - Nov 25, 2014
PINTS & PLAYS is a monthly play reading in the true spirit of New Orleans. … more

Audubon Aquarium of…

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
Audubon Aquarium will host Party for the Planet, with events including live… more

Flowtribe

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
Straight out of New Orleans and into your ear-holes, Flow Tribe brings the… more

Historic Saturday…

Apr 26 - Nov 22, 2014
One of the keys to understanding NOLA’s past, present, and future is to… more

MOGWAI + Majeure

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
Must be 18 or older with Proper ID MOGWAI plus Majeure DATE: Saturday, April… more

Neighborhood Pet…

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
Neighborhood Pet Adoption & Bake Sale, sponsored by the LA/SPCA will be… more

Shamarr Fest at…

Apr 26 - 26, 2014
 A new and powerful addition to post-Jazz Fest revelry, Shamarr Fest… more

An Evening with The…

Apr 27 - 27, 2014
Gospel/Blues/Rock supergroup The Word features John Medeski (Medeski Martin… more

Early Modern Faces: …

Apr 27 - Jun 29, 2014
This exhibition brings together nearly ninety Old Master paintings and prints… more

30 Americans

Apr 24 - Jun 15, 2014
30 Americans showcases works by many of the most important African American… 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