Shorty Fest Presented by Acura is going VIRTUAL! This year, the party is online and will feature 1 hour of performances by Galactic, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, and many more! “Virtual Shorty Fest Presented by Acura” will air on Saturday, September 26th at 8 PM CST, brought to you by the Trombone Shorty Foundation and the Gia Maione Prima Foundation. The event, hosted by News with a Twist’s “LBJ,” will stream for a national audience on several social media platforms and be broadcast locally on WNOL- TV (Nola-38/ The CW).
The virtual format of Shorty Fest will feature performances by Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue – the band’s first show since the COVID-19 pandemic began – along with Galactic, Anders Osborne, Tank and the Bangas and The Soul Rebels, students from the Trombone Shorty Academy and additional special guests!
We need your support during this streamed event! Donations to the Trombone Shorty Foundation can be made by visiting www.paypal.me/shortyfoundation OR by texting “give” to (504) 509-5010.
A virtual silent auction will be held on the Facebook event page
Shorty Fest is produced by Fire on the Bayou Productions. Thank you to generous premiere sponsor Reily Foods Company, Luzianne Tea, and Evamor Water as “Official Tea and Water Sponsor.” Additional event sponsors include The Emeril Lagasse Foundation, WNOL-Nola 38, Tasc, New Orleans Advocate /Nola.com, Billy Reid, and Iberia Bank as “Official Bank Sponsor.” Live performances brought to you by Sazerac Rye. We’re also grateful for community partners Imagine Recovery, Tipitina’s, and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation.
Saturday September 26, 2020
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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