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A Final Wednesday at the Square


By Laura Cayouette

Alas, the Saints-sponsored Wednesday at the Square benefitting the Young Leadership Council has come to a rousing end. Despite the 110 degree heat index, Soul Rebels and Galactic drew a huge crowd in the mood to dance. The Soul Rebels have a jazz-funk sound that got everyone on their feet and kept them there. Galactic featured special guest and crowd favorite, Cyril Neville, but the show hit a new high with the addition of a massive marching band from the Roots of Music program. 

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Wednesday at the Square


By Laura Cayouette

Another great Wednesday at the Square featured Benny Grunch and the Bunch and Bucktown All-Stars. The evening kicked off Grunch and company, best known for their local Christmas tunes like, "The Twelve Yats of Christmas." The three man group is fun, not despite their silliness, but because of it. What local can't relate to the lyrics of "Ain't No Place to Pee on Mardi Gras Day?"


Wednesday at the Square


By Laura Cayouette

Despite the unpredictable weather, Irma Thomas and the Threadhead Players   drew large crowds for this week's Wednesday at the Square  benefitting the Youth Leadership Council. Irma Thomas and Margie Perez graced the stage.

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