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Resurrection Ball Holiday Fundraiser

December 28 | 8:00 pm

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The Eagle Saloon Initiative Presents
Resurrection Ball Holiday Fundraiser
Thursday, December 28, 2017
Doors: 8:00 PM
All Ages

Opening Act: Dr. Michael White & The Liberty Jazz Band
Main Act: The Perdido Street Legacy Band
Featuring: Donald Harrison, Delfeayo Marsalis, Germaine Bazzle, Charlie Gabriel, Big Sam, Sasha Masakowski, James Andrews, Detroit Brooks, Branden Lewis, Joe Dyson, Sullivan Fortner, John Michael Bradford, Jasen Weaver (plus special guests)

ABOUT THE EVENT:
The Eagle Saloon Initiative, Winter Circle Productions, and The Joy Theater are proud to present the Resurrection Ball, an evening of incredible live music dedicated to the restoration of the Eagle Saloon, built in 1851 and one of the most important musical landmarks in New Orleans history and the world beyond. The night will commence with a performance from Dr. Michael White and the Liberty Jazz Band, a group specializing in the traditional sounds of New Orleans – the swinging, blistering, and sweetly soulful music that was first played in places like the Eagle Saloon and throughout Back O’ Town.

Following this performance, a new band, assembled specifically for the occasion and led by saxophonist and jazz legend Donald Harrison, Jr., will perform a diverse set of music from across the spectrum of New Orleans musical history. The band – called the “Rampart St. Legacy Band” in honor of the street where the Eagle Saloon still proudly stands – will showcase musical sages such as Charlie Gabriel and Germaine Bazzle, established masters like Harrison and Delfeayo Marsalis, and representatives of the newest generation of New Orleans excellence, including Sullivan Fortner, Joe Dyson, Sasha Masakowski, and John Michael Bradford.

All proceeds benefit the Eagle Saloon “Resurrection Project”

Details

Date:
December 28
Time:
8:00 pm
Tickets:
http://bit.ly/ResurrectionBallTix

Venue

Joy Theater
1200 Canal Street
New Orleans, LA 70112 United States