Hurricane relief benefit concert held in NOLA

Hurricane relief benefit concert held in NOLA

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - A concert featuring area musicians will benefit hurricane victims.

Playing it Back: Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert, hopes to raise money for the recent storm victims of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria.

The concert will be headlined by Rockin' Dopsie, Jr., and Armando Leduc y Salsa Royale. Additional performers include Vaughn Goudeau, New Cupid, DJ RQ Away, Phunky Monkeys and Anais St. John.

The concert will be held Wednesday, November 15 from 6-10 p.m. at Generations Hall in the Warehouse District at 310 Andrew Higgins Drive.

About the concert: 

Playing it Back: Hurricane Relief Benefit Concert will raise funds for the Cajun Navy Relief and the Junior League New Orleans' diaper bank. Both organizations have been instrumental in the recovery efforts on the Gulf Coast and the Atlantic seaboard from record-breaking hurricanes that have destroyed or damaged large sections of the United States.

Tickets for the event are now on sale for $20 and can be purchased here: http://ticketf.ly/2Ad2amh.

Dishes from some of New Orleans' top restaurants will be featured, including Windsor Court Grill Room, Superior Seafood, ACME Oyster house, 12 Seasons, Mr. Mudbugs and NOLA Roast.

Also featured at the event are auction items such as VIP tickets and a meet and greet with Better than Ezra at the band's foundation festival; a one-week stay at Summerwind Resort in Navarre; a membership at the Contemporary Arts Center; and a two-night stay at the Windsor Court.

Concert attendees are encouraged to bring diapers, baby wipes and feminine products or cash donations that will go directly to Cajun Navy Relief and Junior League New Orleans' diaper bank to be distributed to hurricane victims in the affected areas.

For more information on the event including musical acts, information about donations and participating charities, visit www.playingitback.org.