The historic Dew Drop Social & Benevolent Jazz Hall in Old Mandeville announces its spring 2018 concert series, starting March 10 and continuing through May 26. The ambitious lineup includes six Saturday evening performances.
THE ARTIST LINEUP:
March 10 - Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspots
March 24 - Tom McDermott & Aurora Nealand
April 7 - Mark Mullins Trio
April 21 - Toussaint/Domino Tribute with David Torkanowsky
May 12 - Hank Mackie Band
May 26 - Andrew Duhon & The Lonesome Crows
All shows, produced by the non-profit Friends of the Dew Drop, will be on Saturday nights from 6:30-9 pm. Admission for each concert is $10 at the door. Friends of the Dew Drop members will maintain a beverage center for a nominal fee and offer souvenir Dew Drop merchandise. The members of the First Free Mission Baptist Church next door will offer hearty, home-cooked meals for a nominal fee.
Owned by the City of Mandeville, the Dew Drop is on the National Register of Historic Places. It is managed by the non-profit Friends of the Dew Drop who all volunteer to bring music to the historic site and preserve and protect it. It also manages an outreach program called Dew Drop JazzKids wherein local jazz musicians conduct programs on jazz music for elementary school students in St. Tammany Parish.
More information on the Dew Drop is available at www.dewdropjazzhall.com.
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