Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue to Webcast New Orleans Release Party
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will celebrate the release of their new studio album with a hometown show at New Orleans’ Tipitina’s on September 12, the eve of the album’s national release. In addition to Shorty’s backing band, the album features appearances by many notable musicians, including Kid Rock, Ledisi, Warren Haynes, Ivan and Cyril Neville, The Rebirth Brass Band and 5th Ward Weebie, among others. Shorty has not only confirmed that his September 12 New Orleans show will be webcast in HD via www.liveset.com but also that a number of musicians who appear on the album will sit in throughout the night (Ivan Neville and 5th Ward Weebie are already confirmed their appearance at the show).
The performance and webcast will begin at 10PM Eastern. A portion of the proceeds will benefit Trombone Shorty’s Horns for Schools program as well as The Roots of Music, a New Orleans music education program.