PHOTOS: Treme v. The Wire Benefit Concert @ Tipitina’s Foundation – 5/11/12
On Friday night, Tipitina’s Uptown played host to a special benefit for the Tipitina’s Foundation featuring bands and performers from New Orleans and the Baltimore / D.C. for a Treme v. The Wire Battle of the Bands show. For New Orleans it was Stooges Brass Band and Galactic and Lafayette Gilchrist and Anwar Glover & The Backyard Band repped the B/D.C. area. Continue below for a video from Lafayette Gilchrist’s opening set and a photo gallery from the show (with guest appearances by the characters Omar, Lester, Bunk and DJ Davis Rogan).
Wesley grew up in coastal Georgia and is a former resident of The Music City and the Big Easy where he helped get Live Music Blog: NOLA off-the-ground, managing it in New Orleans through Jazz Fest 2012. Hodges now lives amongst THE CALIFORNIANS as a newcomer to West LA. His favorite artists include My Morning Jacket, Sigur Rós, Widespread Panic, The Allman Brothers Band, Dr. Dog, Tame Impala, Anders Osborne, Radiohead and Bobby & The Midnites. Daft Punk is actually playing at his house tonight and you're invited.
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