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Trombone Shorty Set to Perform at Wednesday at the Square

Posted May 22, 2013

Concert starts at 5 pm CT

The 14th Annual YLC Wednesday at the Square concert series continues Wednesday when Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue and Westbank Mike perform in Lafayette Square.

The 12-week concert series, which started March 5, will run every Wednesday evening in Lafayette Square (between Camp Street and St. Charles Avenue in the Central Business District) from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. through May 22. This season features several well known performers such as Bucktown All-Stars; Col. Bruce Hampton; Irvin Mayfield with special guest Kermit Ruffins; The Mother Hips; The Revivalists; The Meters Experience featuring Leo Nocentelli; Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk; Billy Iuso & Restless Natives; Westbank Mike; and Marcia Ball, among others.

In addition to the music, YLC Wednesday at the Square has an Artist Village, showcasing handcrafted items including glass art, jewelry, ceramics, photographs, t-shirts, paintings, and more. A varied selection of food and beverages is available to concert attendees with proceeds from these sales benefitting YLC's many community projects, which seek to build leadership and to improve the quality of life in New Orleans.

For more information on the YLC, please visit here. For more information on the YLC Wednesday at the Square concert series or to volunteer, please visit here or email feedback@wednesdayatthesquare.com. Follow YLC Wednesday at the Square on Twitter @wedatthesquare and the Young Leadership Council at @ylcnola.