Apr 252016

Instruments A Comin' 2016

Tipitina’s will host a family-friendly, free outdoor block party, as well as an indoor concert, this Monday, April 25 for their annual benefit and community festival event Instruments A Comin’. The outdoor block party will include performances by Donald Harrison, Jr. & The Tips Interns, The Roots of Music, Mary D. Coghill Charter School, and a battle of the marching bands featuring Edna Karr High School and Sophie B. Wright Charter School.The free outdoor block party starts at 6 p.m. at Tipitina’s, located on 501 Napoleon Avenue, and the indoor concert that follows starts at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased here.

The indoor concert lineup includes the following:

  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band
  • Galactic
  • Anders Osborne
  • Walter “Wolfman” Washington & The Roadmasters
  • Bo Dollis Jr & The Wild Magnolias
  • Honey Island Swamp Band
  • The Nth Power
  • New Orleans Suspects

Proceeds from the benefit are used in purchasing new music instruments for New Orleans-area school band programs.

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