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Published: 2008/09/03

Tipitina’s Postpones Shows in Wake of Hurricane Gustav

As a result of Hurricane Gustav, New Orleans famed Tipitina’s has postponed handful of its upcoming gigs. A note on the clubs homepage says, Shows for this weekend (Thursday, September 5 through Sunday, September 7) are temporarily on hold while musicians and Tipitina’s staff head back to town and the power is turned back on. Stay tuned. The affected shows include Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk (9/6), Rebirth Brass Band (9/6) and Tipitina’s Foundation presents the Musician Workshop Series (9/7).

The Tipitina’s Foundation will be back in full operation on Monday, September 8. The foundation also wishes to remind musicians who evacuated that the Music Office Co-Ops in Shreveport (700 Texas Street, 318-934-0000) and Alexandria (321 Desoto Street, 318-445-8691) are open with internet, phone and fax access. For more information visit the Music Office Co-Op website.

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