The Trombone Shorty Foundation, in partnership with the Tipit Foundation and Gia Maione Prima Foundation, announced that Shorty Fest 2022 Presented by Acura will take place on Monday, May 2, at Tipitina’s.
Headlined by Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, this year’s musical lineup features performances by Galactic featuring Anjelika “Jelly” Joseph, Dumpstaphunk, Dirty Dozen Brass Band and students from the Trombone Shorty Academy. Tickets sales benefit the Trombone Shorty Foundation, whose mission is committed to helping empower and educate future generations of musicians.
“We are so excited to bring Shorty Fest back to Tipitina’s this Jazz Fest,” said Robert Mercurio from Galactic and Tipitina’s. “It is such a special evening for us as band to share the stage with our friends and support a fantastic cause.”
In addition to the coveted indoor celebration, Shorty Fest is expanding its festivities with a free outdoor block party featuring performances by local brass bands, high school marching bands and Mardi Gras Indians. Shorty Fest will also feature a silent auction on the neutral ground with food trucks.
Read the full article HERE via Offbeat Magazine.