has been working gratis on music for dashTHIRTYdash’s “Black, White & Read All Over” daily Times-Picayune send-off and fundraiser for newspaper employees and contractors who are losing their jobs.
Jason earlier secured WWOZ‘s David Torkanowsky to put together an All-Stars band to accompany any musicians who could stop by for a set or two. This morning, he confirmed that he has commitments from the following musicians to play at the event:
Jason now has secured the following special musical guests:
- Longtime former Radiators guitarist Camile Baudoin
- Jazz pianist and vocalist Matt Lemmler
- The Charmaine Neville Band
- Swing Harmony Group The Pfister Sisters
- Jazz Saxophonist and bandleader Martin Krusche
- Singer and guitarist John Rankin
The party is Sept. 29, the final Saturday of daily publication of the newspaper, from 6-9 PM at The Howlin’ Wolf.
General Admission tickets are $30 per person and available at the door or for online purchase here (Departing staffers and a guest are invited to attend for free; please email rebecca at rebeccatheim dot com to obtain your tickets.) Patron tickets are $250, $500 or $1,000 a couple and include an open bar and are available for online purchase by clicking here.
Thanks Jason, David and all of the musicians who will entertain us and support the Times-Picayune employees and contractors.