Tin Men to headline Nov. 18 concert

Southern Eagle providing Grand Laurent sparkling wine and Tin Roof beer

WHO: The Historic New Orleans Collection
WHAT: Concerts in the Courtyard with the Tin Men
Sponsored by Southern Eagle with additional support from New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation
WHEN: Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 6–8 p.m.; rain or shine
Doors open at 5:30 p.m. In the event of rain, concert will be moved indoors
WHERE: The Historic New Orleans Collection, 533 Royal St., in the French Quarter
HOW: Admission is $10 at the door, free for THNOC members.*
Admission includes three complimentary beverages. Guests must be 21 or older to enter.
*Memberships begin at $35 per household and are valid for one year.
WHY: The Historic New Orleans Collection’s fall concert series concludes on Friday, Nov. 18, with a performance by the Tin Men and Grand Laurent sparkling wine and Tin Roof beer from Southern Eagle.

Performing together as the Tin Men since 2002, Washboard Chaz (percussion/vocals), Matt Perrine (sousaphone) and Alex McMurray (guitar/vocals) explore an eclectic array of genres, from pop to New Orleans R&B to rock. A mainstay on popular New Orleans radio station WWOZ and on the local club circuit, the Tin Men move easily from jug band to swing jazz to Motown to heavy metal and beyond. The band has released two CDs— “Super Great Music for Modern Lovers” (2003) and “Freaks for Industry” (2005)—and is currently working on a third.

Southern Eagle is a beverage-based wholesaler and distributor of Anheuser-Busch products and its alliance brands throughout southeastern Louisiana.

The New Orleans Musicians Assistance Foundation (NOMAF) evolved from the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic following Hurricane Katrina in 2005 to expand the clinic’s mission to keep New Orleans music alive. NOAMF works to sustain New Orleans’s traditional music cultures through their Gig Fund and Emergency Fund.

Admission to the concert—$10 for the public, free for members of The Collection—includes three complimentary cocktails. Household memberships begin at $35 per household and are valid for one year. Guests must be 21 or older. For more information, call (504) 523-4662 or visit www.hnoc.org.

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