A New Orleans Hurricane Sandy Benefit Concert will be held this Tuesday, November 20, 2012 at The Howlin’ Wolf of New Orleans at 907 South Peters Street. The fundraiser will feature local musicians such as Eric Lindell, The Radiators’ Camile Baudoin and Friends, Hot 8 Brass Band, Johnny Dilks and the Highway Kind, and more to be confirmed. Tickets will be available at the door for $20 each, with doors opening at 7 p.m. and event starting at 8 p.m. A ticket will include live music, donated food from Atchafalaya Restaurant, Martinique Bistro, Jacques-Imos, Le Petite Grocery and Boucherie, a silent auction and the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for prizes.
Proceeds of the benefit will be distributed between the American Red Cross Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund and New Jersey / New York area non-profits accepting immediate donations. In addition to ticket sale proceeds, the Benefit is seeking donations to sponsor the musicians’ performances, as well as in-kind donations for raffle prizes. Those who are interested in donating for either should contact Monique Pyle at Monique.firstname.lastname@example.org or (201) 681-5250.
Hurricane Sandy devastated parts of the New Jersey and New York coast lines on October 29, 2012 displacing thousands of families temporarily. This Benefit Concert is being coordinated by Monique Pyle, a New Orleans resident originally from New York and New Jersey.