The Louisiana Cultural Economy Foundation (LCEF) presents LA Fête Cultural 2010, a benefit event for workers at various types of cultural institutions who have been affected by the BP oil disaster.
The night begins at 6 p.m. with a Patron Party featuring the Shannon Powell Trio with special guest Carol Fran. Celebrity guests Mario Cantone ("Sex & the City), Michael Cerveris (Fox's "Fringe") and Faith Ford will also be in attendance. A live and silent auction will take place while guests enjoy cuisine from renowned area restaurants.
WWOZ will broadcast the main concert beginning at 7:30 p.m., including performances by Tab Benoit's Swampland Jam (featuring Cyril Neville, Anders Osborne, and Johnny Sansone), Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience, and Big Sam's Funky Nation.
Tickets and more info are available at the LCEF web site.