Courtesy of Tipitina's

Support Musical Artists With Tipitina’s Livestream

11:00 November 11, 2020
By: Brhea Washington

Tipitina's, Uptown's renowned music venue, is proud to announce their Save Tip's event—a free online benefit supporting musical artists. The livestream music event will take place on Saturday, November 14, at 8 p.m. CST and will feature live performances from legendary musical artists throughout New Orleans and beyond. The Save Tip's benefit will be available to stream through for all to support, donate, and watch live music artists, while aiding the iconic music venue Tipitina's during the ongoing pandemic.

Tipitina's Save Tip's event will feature over 35 musical artists, including Willie Nelson, Big Freedia, Kermit Ruffins, Rebirth Brass Band, and Galactic. The virtual livestream will include over three hours of exclusive live performances, as well as backstage content and interviews for viewers to enjoy. The event will also celebrate New Orleans musicians with musical tributes to Allen Toussaint, Dr. John, and Art Neville. Donations made to Tipitina's offer chances to participate in their fundraising sweepstakes, including amazing prizes such as VIP access to the first return show Top Banana, lifetime access to the venue, a signed trombone from Trombone Shorty, and other exciting rewards for winning participants. Entries into the sweepstakes and donations to the Tipitina's venue can be made at and, or by texting "SAVETIPS" to 24365.

Tipitina's has hosted renowned acts and musical guests for over 40 years, establishing itself as a New Orleans staple for vibrant, lively experiences of our city's culture and music. According to, Tipitina's owner and Galactic band member Robert Mercurio expressed that the purchase of Tipitina's was to save his favorite venue and to celebrate the national treasure New Orleans-style with a party honoring the musical landmark. Viewers can join in on the virtual fun and support the venue and local artists by watching and donating to this Tipitina's benefit celebration.

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