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WWOZ Presents Gulf Aid: A Benefit Concert

Sun, May 16, 2010
2:00pm - 10:00pm

On Sunday, May 16, WWOZ in conjunction with SDT Waste and Debris, Mardi Gras World, and Rehage Entertainment presented Gulf Aid, a benefit concert to raise funds for efforts to stop the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico from destroying our wetlands, as well as for fishermen and their families. The concert ran from 2 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. at Mardi Gras World River City in New Orleans. The event is also sponsored by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Foundation.

WWOZ broadcasted many acts live from the concert.

Schedule of Performers

Coastal Outdoor Stage 

[Please note: the outdoor stage was moved indoors!]

2:00pm MyNameIsJohnMichael
2:30pm Big Sam's Funky Nation
3:15pm Honey Island Swamp Band
4:00pm Beausoleil
4:45pm Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers with Jeremy Davenport5:30pm Rebirth Brass Band
6:15pm Steve Riley and The Mamou Playboys with Jon Cleary
7:00pm Soul Rebels Brass Band
7:45pm Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk
8:30pm Zachary Richard
9:15pm Irvin Mayfield's Playhouse Revue

Wetlands Indoor Stage
3:30pm Allen Toussaint
4:15pm The Voice of the Wetlands Allstars (featuring Tab Benoit, Dr. John, Cyril Neville, George Porter Jr., Waylon Thibodeaux, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Johnny Sansone, Johnny Vidacovich and Marcia Ball)
5:30pm Ani DiFranco
6:15pm Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Mos Def & Terence Blanchard
7:45pm John Legend
9:15pm Lenny Kravitz

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