ANI JOINS LENNY KRAVITZ, MOS DEF AND MORE FOR “GULF AID” IN NEW ORLEANS THIS SUNDAYCreated: 07/09/12 Created: 5/12/2010
A long list of incredible musicians, including Ani DiFranco, are donating their talents to "Gulf Aid"
this Sunday, May 16 from 12noon to 10pm at Mardi Gras World River City
in New Orleans. Ani joins Lenny Kravitz, Mos Def, Allen Toussaint,
Preservation Hall Jazz Band and many more in a benefit concert organized
by WWOZ’s David Freedman and pianist David Torkanowsky, raising money
to help efforts to contain the BP oil spill, one of the largest oil
spills in history. Tickets are $50, available here, and all proceeds go to Gulf Aid,
a 501(c3) nonprofit corporation, who will distribute the funds to
organizations to help protect the wetlands, as well as for fishermen and
For folks outside of the New Orleans area, WWOZ plans a live broadcast; details to be posted on their website here. Donations can be sent to: Gulf Relief Foundation, PO Box 6917, Metairie, LA 70009.