NEW ORLEANS, LA – Casa Borrega, in partnership with Latino students from Tulane University, will host Concierto para Mexico, a benefit for Mexico City earthquake victims, on Friday, September 29, 2017, from 7-11pm. The Allstar lineup includes the best of New Orleans’ Latin musicians and many others…
The following artists will sit in with Javier Gutierrez and Josh Reppel throughout the evening: Fredy Omar, Alexey Marti, Ralph Gipson, Manuel Arteaga, Yulene Velazquez, Jorge Perez, Leonardo Hernandez, Jonathan Freilich, Blake Amos, The Salt Wives, The Co & Co Traveling Show, Michael Jacobson, Sam Price, Aaron Lopez-Barrante, Ron Johnson.
In addition to the music, Casa Borrega will sponsor a silent auction and is seeking donations from artists wishing to share their pieces.
There is no charge for the concert, but guests may make a donation to Los Topos (Moles) de Tlatelolco, a non-profit organization that rescues earthquake victims. Los Topos formed spontaneously after the devastating 1985 earthquake in Mexico City and its members have since saved people from collapsed structures after earthquakes all over the world.
The concert and auction will be held in the lot next to Casa Borrega, 1719 Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard, New Orleans, with drinks and food available outside. Inside the restaurant, dinner and cocktails will be served. Salud!