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TUESDAY, MAY 07 // 6:30pm – 8:00pm

Category: General Steve Masakowski and Friends

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Steve Masakowski and Friends


May 7, 2024

Tuesday, May 7 | 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for an evening with Steve Masakowski and Friends on GiveNola Day!

Steve Masakowski has long been regarded as one of the top jazz artists and educators in the city of New Orleans. Born and raised in New Orleans, he grew up surrounded and influenced by the rich musical traditions of the city. Masakowski has been a fixture of the New Orleans jazz scene since the early 80's, performing regularly at clubs and festivals throughout the region. He gained national recognition for his work with the critically acclaimed modern jazz group, Astral Project, his collaborations with Ellis Marsalis and Rick Margitza which earned him a devoted following and multiple awards and nominations. In addition to his career as a performer, Steve began teaching at Loyola University as an adjunct professor but then became a full-time professor at the University of New Orleans where he held the title of Coca-Cola Endowed Chair.

GiveNOLA Day, an initiative of the Greater New Orleans Foundation, is a one-day online giving event. The Ellis Marsalis Center for Music is a participant in this year's GiveNola Day with a goal of $10,000--and you can help us reach that goal by donating here. Giving begins at 12:01am on Tuesday, May 7, and lasts until midnight. Early giving begins on April 23.

Tickets: $15 General Admission | $45 Reserved Seating  | $5 Student Tickets

Concerts for All: Special discounted tickets are available for senior citizens and New Orleans residents receiving SNAP benefits. A valid benefits card and photo ID required to purchase discounted tickets for $3.00 per person. Seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tickets must be reserved in advance by calling 504.940.3400.

AARP Members: a special discount code is available to you from your AARP Community Engagement representative. Please reach out to them and ask about how you can see this concert at no cost!

Guests are welcome to take photos and short video clips for personal enjoyment. When sharing on social media, we appreciate if you could tag both the Center and the artist. Please be aware that the Center retains the right to restrict photography and videography upon the request of artists or performers. Commercial photography and videography are strictly prohibited, and the use of flash is not allowed. Thank you for your cooperation.

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