Irma Thomas will headline the “Meet Me at the Dew Drop Inn” fundraiser Saturday at Tipitina’s.
According to Tipitina’s website, “This show is a celebration of the DEW DROP INN’s revival and includes: A Tribute to Irma Thomas with a very special special performance by Irma Thomas, Gina Brown, Davell Crawford, and Dew Drop Legends, featuring performances by Benny Turner and the Real Blues Band, Sons of Jazz ‘Tuba Fats Tribute,’ Patsy Vidalia Revue, and Central City Culture & Heritage Honors awarded to Jo “Cool” Davis, Big Chief Tom Landry, & more.”
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Central City Partnership to hold “Meet Me at the Dew Drop Inn” fundraiser Saturday, April 7
The Central City Partnership presents “Meet Me at the Dew Drop Inn,” a fundraiser to benefit the organization being held on Saturday, April 7, 2012 at Tipitina’s, 501 Napoleon Ave. The Patron Party will be from 6-8pm and the Party Party from 8-10pm. The event will feature live music, libations, food, dancing and prizes. The party will be decorated with authentic Dew Drop Inn memorabilia in celebration of the reopening of the historic venue. The price of admission (inclusive of food, drink and entertainment) is $50 per person and the Patron Party is $125 per person. All proceeds will be used to sustain the work of the Central City Partnership. For more information, call 504-253-1364 or 504-524-3484 or go to: www.centralcitypartnership.org.
The Central City Partnership Inc. (CCP) is a 501 C-3 organization and a a collaboration of community-based organizations, faith-based institutions, public schools, businesses, universities, residents, and community leaders in the Central City neighborhoods.