Dr John Tribute Concert Set for Wed in New Orleans [VIDEO]
Beloved Louisiana icon, and 2011 Rock 'n Roll Hall of Fame member Mac 'Dr. John' Rebennack passed away on June 6th, and he will be honored with an all star tribute concert on Wednesday night in New Orleans.
'Tipitina’s and Sonny Schneidau Present: A Tribute to Dr. John' will also be a benefit for one the legendary music man's favorites, The New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic, which, according to Offbeat.com 'provides health and occupational services for musicians, artists, culture bearers and many more sectors of New Orleans’ cultural ecosystem'.
Some of the performers confirmed include Walter 'Wolfman' Washington, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Anders Osborne, Ivan Neville and Jon Cleary. Check out the whole list here. Doors open at 7:00 pm, and show starts at 8:00. General Admission tickets are $52 and can be purchased here. Check out the video of his 'Battle of the Bands' performance in 2013 from Guitar Center below.