Take Me to the River New Orleans LIVE! adds free film, panel on Oct. 22
Exclusive screening of a 40-minute clip of the upcoming film Take Me To The River - New Orleans! will take place at noon, Monday, October 22 as part of Take Me to the River New Orleans LIVE, a journey through the soul of America and a celebration of New Orleans music at The Center for Humanities and Arts (CHARTS) at UA – Pulaski Tech. The film and discussion are free and open to the public. No tickets are required.
Following the screening members from the Take Me To The River NOLA tour will join for a Q&A session about the film and musical culture and history of New Orleans, including members of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Lost Bayou Ramblers Duo, Terence Higgins and more.
The live performance of Take Me to the River New Orleans takes place at 7:30 p.m., Monday Oct. 22, at The Center for Humanities and Arts (CHARTS) at UA–Pulaski Technical College’s Main campus at 3000 West Scenic Drive in North Little Rock.
There are 50 FREE student tickets for the main concert available in the UA-PTC Foundation that can be picked up while they last. Student must show their school ID and the limit will be two tickets. Call 501-812-2387 or email [email protected] for more information.
Tickets are priced at $110 for VIP premium reserved seating plus entry to the Ben E. Keith VIP Room featuring great food and libations. Other ticket prices range from $30 standing room only ($10 for students), $85, and $65 reserved seating and can be purchased at www.uaptc.edu/charts.
The tour will bring together multiple generations of iconic New Orleans musicians, and chart the musical evolution of the region while exploring the unique influence of the New Orleans music to the entire world.
The show celebrates New Orleans culture and the cross-cultural musical influence of the city,
and features the legendary Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Ivan and Ian Neville from Dumpstaphunk, the Grammy Award winner, George Porter Jr. of the Meters, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, 2017 Grammy Award winners Lost Bayou Ramblers, the 79rs Gang, and Terence Higgins rounding out the bill, all sharing one stage for a historic performance. In addition to performance events, the tour will also host educational workshops and activities for students as it moves around the country, helping to inspire the goals of social consciousness and community building. Learn more at www.takemetotheriver.org or www.uaptc.edu/river.
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