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Q: Who are the Wild Tchoupitoulas?


A: Charles Neville’s Mardi Gras Indian tribe.  In this video, Henri Smith talks about bringing Charles Neville to Gloucester on Tuesday for Mardi Gras.

The video has some of the traditional New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian music you’ll here as part of their concert to help raise money to send local teens to New Orleans for the third year of their service-learning trip led by Rick Doucette.

Show starts at 7:30pm at Minglewood Tavern (the front of Latitude 43).  Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door.  Seating is limited.  Call 978-281-0223 for tickets.

Teens currently scheduled to travel to New Orleans are:
Brian Amero, Courtney Ashwell, Katharine Boucher, Colby Ferris, Shannon Gallagher, Tyler Hurst, Alex Jones, Nick Lucido, Jared Marshall, Joey O’Brien, Emily Ohrtman, Zoe O’Leary, Emma Ottenheimer, Zeke Pasquarelli, Kevin Redmond, Mariah Salah, Evan Shay, Jenny Sonia, Ali Steer, Rina Takahashi, Steven Verga, Zachary White, Andrew Widtfeldt, Brittany Williams, Nikki Williamson and Caleb Wnorowski.

Don’t wait till Tuesday to go out and hear some great music – see tonight’s lineup.

Where’s Henri Smith?


He’s the singer in the hat.  Watch the video and see him with Grammy Award winner Charles Neville on Big Chief, a signature New Orleans Mardi Gras song.  You can see Charles Neville with Henri Smith and his band in a rare, intimate setting at Minglewood Tavern on Mardi Gras (next Tuesday 2/21) to benefit Y Teens Rebuild New OrleansCheck it out.

Whitney Houston ~ We will miss you!

We’ll be watching the Grammys tonight, in part to see the tribute they added at the last minute to honor Whitney Houston, who died yesterday before she could attend the pre-Grammy party hosted by her friend, mentor and Arista Records founder Clive Davis.

For those of you who’d rather go out tonight, you’ve got plenty of choices.  See full lineup here.