The Preservation Hall Junior Jazz and Heritage Brass Band to perform at Carnegie Hall

Early this month, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band announced that special guests that will join them on stage for their 50th anniversary performance.  On January 7th2012 at 8:00pm, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band will grace the Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall, with special guests My Morning Jacket, Del McCoury Band, Trombone Shorty, GIVERS, Allen Toussaint, Blind Boys of Alabama, Tao Seeger, & Mos Def, and THE PRESERVATION HALL JUNIOR JAZZ AND HERITAGE BRASS BAND. 
Tickets for what is bound to be an unforgettable night go on sale December 2nd and are available atwww.carnegiehall.org, by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800 or at the Carnegie Hall box office at 57th street and 7th avenue.
The Preservation Hall Jazz Band has been carrying the distinctive sound of New Orleans jazz around the world on behalf of Preservation Hall, a unique venue that embodies the city’s musical legacy.  With a cast of musicians schooled through first-hand experience and apprenticeship into the music’s historic traditions, the PHJB has served as an irreplaceable, vital link to the earliest days of one of America’s most beloved forms of popular music.
The group manages to evoke the spirits of times past in an ever-evolving modern context that has found them traveling around the world.  Along the way, they have brought in collaborators of all musical stripes to play, honor, and reinterpret America’s first true art form.  The PHJB have played and recorded with artists like Tom WaitsPeteSeegerAni DiFranco and My Morning Jacket.  Their most recent collaboration has been with the Grammy-winning bluegrass outfit, the Del McCoury Band, with whom they released a joint album earlier this year titled American Legacies.
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  3. Dear Preshallfoundation,
    This might be off topic, however, I’ll be visiting NOLA with my three kids – but it looks like most of the music venues are 18+.
    Even Tipitina’s Fais Do Do is 18+!

    Any places we can catch good music? Preservation Hall – I know… How about the Rock and Bowl? Can you listen to the bands while bowling, or is it s seperate space?

    Any good music clubs that are also restaurants? Snug Harbor?
    All the Best

    • Hi there!

      No worries about the off topic comment, we want to make sure your kids will enjoy some NOLA music. First, how old are your kids? Aside from Preservation Hall, Rock ‘n’ Bowl offers live music in addition to bowling (which is a great option for local music). You also might try the Palm Court Jazz Cafe, Snug Harbor, and The Big Top. The general rule of thumb in the city of New Orleans is that as long as food is served at a venue, your child will be allowed to get it.

      Hope this helps you out!

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