A Benefit Concert for Al “Carnival Time”Johnson and Sweet Home New Orleans

Location

House of Blues
225 Decatur New Orleans, LA
United States
30° 53' 25.5732" N, 84° 19' 29.5284" W

A Benefit Concert for Al “Carnival Time” Johnson and Sweet Home New Orleans featuring:

Nellie McKay
Jon Langford & Sally Timms of The Mekons
Patrick Hallahan of My Morning Jacket
Charles Bissell of The Wrens
Kimya Dawson
Timothy Bracy of the Mendoza Line
Janet Bean of Freakwater
members of Bonerarma

Thursday, January 10, 2008

A Benefit Concert for Al “Carnival Time” Johnson and Sweet Home New Orleans featuring:

Nellie McKay
Jon Langford & Sally Timms of The Mekons
Patrick Hallahan of My Morning Jacket
Charles Bissell of The Wrens
Kimya Dawson
Timothy Bracy of the Mendoza Line
Janet Bean of Freakwater
members of Bonerarma

See photos from the show!

House of Blues
225 Decatur St., New Orleans, LA

Show time: 9:00 PM

Tickets: $10 at House of Blues or by calling 504-310-4999

Sweet Home New Orleans is a coalition of non-profit organizations that helps find affordable housing in New Orleans and provides rental assistance for Katrina displaced musicians, Mardi Gras performers and other traditional New Orleans artists

Read FMC press release

Friday, January 11, 2008

A Benefit Concert for Al “Carnival Time” Johnson and Sweet Home New Orleans featuring OK Go and Bonerama.

See photos from the show!

Tipitina’s
501 Napoleon Ave, New Orleans

Show time: 10:00 PM

Tickets: $20 at www.ticketweb.com.

Sweet Home New Orleans is a coalition of non-profit organizations that helps find affordable housing in New Orleans and provides rental assistance for Katrina displaced musicians, Mardi Gras performers and other traditional New Orleans artists

Read FMC press release

Select press

Musicians Giving Back At New Orleans Benefits
Billboard, January 3, 2008

MMJ, Wrens, Mekons Folks Aid New Orleans Musicians: As do Kimya Dawson, Timothy Bracy (ex-Mendoza Line), Janet Bean (Freakwater), UPDATE: And Nellie McKay!
Pitchfork, Janaury 4, 2008

Hot Picks: Musicians Bringing Musicians Home III
New Orleans Times Picayune, January 4, 2008

The Need to Know
Offbeat Weekly, January 10, 2008

OK Go EP And New Orleans Benefit Concerts
Ultimate Guitar, January 5, 2008

Louisville musicians play benefit for Hurricane Katrina victims
LeoMusicBlog, January 4, 2008

New Orleans Benefit Concerts Bring Artists Together To Bring Artists Home
Starpulse, January 6, 2008

NOLA Benefit: Show/EP
Jambase, January 7, 2008

OK Go EP to Benefit New Orleans
Rolling Stone, January 7, 2008

OK Go Rock for New Orleans Musicians
andPOP, January 7, 2008

OK Go to Give Back: Band puts together charity EP
IGN Music, January 7, 2008

OK Go Finally Off The Touring Treadmill
FMBQ, Janaury 7, 2008

OK Go EP, New Orleans Benefits Feature Members of My Morning Jacket, The Wrens
PlugIn Music, January 4, 2008

Kimya Dawson, Musician
Gothamist, January 15, 2008