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Instruments a Comin'

New Orleans, LA - April 30, 2012

The outdoor activities at our April 30th IAC event are free, all ages and open to the public beginning at 6pm. Outdoor activities include a silent auction, Walk of Fame and Wall of Fame Induction Ceremonies, plus a spirited Battle of the Marching Bands. Wall of Fame Inductees include Amoeba Music and dedicated Tipitina¹s Foundation supporter NicciNoble. This year's Walk of Fame Inductee is Jean Knight, best known for her 1971 single "Mr. Big Stuff."

Indoor activities begin at 8:30pm and require a ticket for entry (must be 18 years or older). This year’s fabulous line-up includes: Galactic, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave, Anders Osborne, Big Sam's Funky Nation featuring Jean Knight and many, many more. Click here for a full line-up and to purchase tickets. VIP and General Admission tickets are available.

Since its inception in 2003, The Tipitina’s Foundation IAC program has been able to provide over $2.5 million in new, high quality musical instruments to over 75 schools and after school programs in the Greater New Orleans Metro Area. Over 4000 local students are impacted annually by IAC.

As in previous years, every dollar raised by this year's IAC benefit concert, online & silent auction goes to purchasing new, high-quality musical instruments for New Orleans area music programs. "Instruments a Comin'" co-sponsors include New Orleans Music Exchange and Jupiter Musical Instruments.

For more information visit:

Tipitina's Foundation
4040 Tulane Ave., Ste 6000, New Orleans, LA 70119
p. (504) 309-7934 f. (504) 309-7928

Chicago West Community Music Center Cleveland Music School Settlement Wilmington Youth Jazz Band School for the Performing Arts Tipitina's Foundation Experience Music Project City Music Boston Community Music School of Springfield Mount Airy Cultural Center eSharp Music Center at CPD Stax Music Academy A Place Called Home Afro-American Music Institute