TOMORROW: Hogs for the Cause @ City Pork (Anders, Rads, Soul Rebs and More)

@ City Pork

Tomorrow, from noon until the wrap their set (probably around 10), City Park will be taken over by the all-of-the-sudden large-scale 3rd Annual Hogs for the Cause benefit. The event raises money to help a family struggling with the financial burdens of taking care of a child with brain cancer.

After last year’s event at The Fly was an overwhelming success (raising $30,000), the 2011 edition has moved down to City Park and, in addition to the 45 teams competing, has become a one-day music festival with an impressive array of talent playing throughout the day including Mississippi Rail Company, , , Cajun Fiddle Queen , , and the legendary Radiators to round out what is sure to be an amazing event for a great cause.

A few helpful items from the web site —

NO outside food and drink may be brought in to the event.
Blankets and chairs are welcome.
Pets are welcome as well, but not encouraged.

Also, the weather forecast calls for sunny skies, a high of 85 and only a 20% chance of rain, excellence.

Music Schedule

Time Band
12:00 Mississippi Rail Company – Competitor Sampling Begins
1:00 Amanda Shaw and The Cute Guys
3:00 Honey Island Swamp Band
4:00 Swamp N’ Soul Set Featuring Honey Island Swamp Band and Soul Rebels Brass Band
4:30 Soul Rebels Brass Band
6:00 BBQ Winners Announced
6:30 Anders Osborne with Big Chief Monk Boudreaux
8:30 Radiators

Event Location

The new location is in “City Pork” near the rugby fields at the zenith of Zachary Taylor Dr and Magnolia Dr., Nola 70124. Parking won’t be a problem but you are encouraged to use the streetcar or ride your bike.

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