My Darlin' New Orleans - the event, the crowd, the auction.
Local restaurants Ralph’s On the Park, Butcher and Bayona served up samplings of their signature dishes to event-goers. The food was delicious!!!
The auction included New Orleans music and Treme show memorabilia.
Wendell Pierce, New Orleans native and Treme actor, auctioned off some of his cherished New Orleans memorabilia.
More auction items - HBO and New Orleans music memorabilia.
Davis Rogan displaying DJ Davis collector's items during the live auction.
David Simon with Jacques Morial. Jacques is a WWOZ member, volunteer, former board member, a contributing writer for Treme and he made several appearances as himself during Season One.
DJ Davis hanging out with Eddie Vanison. Eddie masks Mardi Gras Indian with the Seventh Ward Hardheads and he made cameo appearances throughout Season One.
Who's the real WWOZ DJ? The "real" WWOZ Show Host George Ingmire with the "real" DJ Davis.
Reality or Fiction? Davis Rogan aka DJ Davis who inspired the Treme character Davis McAlary; with WWOZ Program Director, Dwayne Breashears (the fictional Darnell); WWOZ Show Host, George Ingmire; and New Orleans musician Alex McMurray.
WWOZ Program Director, Dwayne Breashears, and WWOZ Show Host, George Ingmire, were representing WWOZ and producing the live broadcast of the evening's events.
Harold Battiste, the New Orleans music legend, was in the house with Dwayne Breashears.
Dwayne Breashears and the legendary Dr. John with the lovely Diane Anderson Ireland from the New Orleans Musicians Clinic.
Lauren Del Rio, WWOZ's Major Gifts Officer, with Treme actor Wendell Pierce and Dwayne Breashears.
Ariana Hall, WWOZ's Internet Director, with Terence Blanchard, New Orleans jazz trumpeter, arranger and composer extraodinaire.
Henry Griffin aka Simply Red & Alex McMurray. Henry appears throughout Season One as Davis McAlary's friend. In real life, Davis Rogan and Henry were members of the Young Men Olympian Benevolent Society's 5th Division, the Furious 5.
Washboard Chaz hangin' out with friend.
Washboard Chaz and wife Jessica Jones
Clarke Peters, the Treme actor who portrays Mardi Gras Indian Big Chief Albert Lambreaux.
Clarke Peters joins Bethany Bultman, the Director of the New Orleans Musicians Clinic during her on-air interview with WWOZ.
Bethany Bultman discusses the New Orleans Musicians Clinic with WWOZ Show Host George Ingmire.
The Roots of Music Marching Crusaders literally filled the hall with their sound and their exuberance.
Never Enough Tubas - the Roots of Music Marching Crusaders.
Paul Sanchez makes a statement.
From left to right - Matt Perrine, Paul Sanchez, John Boutte, Alex McMurray, Shamarr Allen, and Washboard Chaz.
Glen David Andrews and Shamarr Allen.
Paul Sanchez, Alex McMurray, Glen David Andrews and Washboard Chaz
Glen David descended from the stage to join the crowd.
John Boutte came out at the end for a final few songs with Paul Sanchez.
And of course the evening ended with John Boutte singing the Treme theme song.