Oxford American Events
Oxford American's Louisiana issue kicks off a yearlong promotion of Louisiana music, which will include five music showcase events titled: 2013 Louisiana Soundtrack Experience.
February 23, 2013 Municipal Auditorium
From Elvis to Hank to Johnny: Celebrating 65 years of the Louisiana Hayride
March 2, 2013 Northwestern State University
Raising Cane: A Musical Tour in Creole Country
April 20, 2013 Acadiana Center for The Arts
Cajun Seasoning: Zydeco Rhythms in the Heart of Acadiana
Park Sans Souci
Corey Ledet and Lil' Band O' Gold concert
August 3, 2013 Arcade Theater
Great Balls of Fire: Delta Blues and Rock & Roll in Jerry Lee's hometown
November 16, 2013 Old U.S. Mint
Marching In With the Saints: Coming Home to the City Where Jazz was born
All events will offer multi-artist concerts, a Louisiana indigenous cuisine component, panel discussions about Louisiana music and the showing of a Louisiana music documentary narrated by Harry Connick Jr. The film features performances by Louisiana artists including Irma Thomas, the Marsalis Family, Rebirth Brass Band, The Zion Harmonizers, Buckwheat Zydeco, Trombone Shorty and Buddy Guy.