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
- 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.