To mark the five-year anniversary of Katrina and the floods, dozens of musicians have contributed to the critically-acclaimed compilation, Dear New Orleans. The album benefits nonprofits working to support the region’s unique musical and cultural traditions and to protect and restore crucial community resources. This D.C. show pays tribute to the music and musicians of New Orleans with one-of-a-kind collaborations between album artists and celebrated New Orleans musicians with proceeds benefiting Dear New Orleans.
Performing artists include:
Bonerama with Damian Kulash of OK Go Jenny Toomey and Franklin Bruno Hank Shocklee Jonny 5 of Flobots Wonderlick (and half of Too Much Joy!) Rebecca Gates
Crossover Clarinetist Mariam Adam plus special guests!
Dear New Orleans Benefit Show Host Committee (list in formation)
Tim Quirk R.E.M.