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Sept. 20-22, 2012

New Orleans Morial

Convention Center

900 Convention Center Blvd.

New Orleans, LA 70130

 

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Life@50+ New Orleans
Entertainment

Thursday — Exhibit Hall Opening

Hiroshima will perform at the Life @ 50+ event in New Orleans sponsored by AARP

— Photo by: Jaimee Itagaki

 

Hiroshima

  • Celebrated ensemble fusing jazz, pop and rock with traditional Japanese folk music
  • 2-time Grammy Award nominee

Saturday Night Concert

Life@50+ Stevie Nicks

Featured performer

Stevie Nicks

  • Singer-songwriter and musician
  • Grammy Award winner
  • Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee
Life@50+ Gladys Knight

Gladys Knight

  • Singer, actor and humanitarian, known as the "Empress of Soul"
  • 8-time Grammy Award winner
  • Honored with the “Legend Award” at the 2011 Soul Train Awards
Melissa Etheridge - AARP Life@50+ National Event Performer

Melissa Etheridge

  • Singer-songwriter, musician, activist
  • 2-time Grammy Award winner
  • Winner of the Academy Award for Best Original Song

Appearing on the
Concord Music Stage

The following performers entertained attendees on the Concord Music Stage throughout the 2012 Life@50+ event in New Orleans:

Casey Abrams

Casey Abrams

  • Jazz musician and multi-instrumentalist
  • Sixth place finisher on the tenth season of American Idol
Grandpa Elliott

Grandpa Elliott

  • New Orleans musical icon, dazzling audiences from street corners to stages across the country
  • Featured performer on Playing for Change, a multimedia music project
Preservation Hall Jazz Band of New Orleans - from L to R: Ben Jaffe, Freddie Lonzo, Clint Maedgen, Charlie Gabriel, Joe Lastie Jr. Mark Braud, Rickie Monie

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

  • Derives its name from Preservation Hall, located in the heart of New Orleans’ French Quarter
  • The band's charter members performed with the pioneers who invented jazz, including Louis Armstrong and Jelly Roll Morton
Soul Rebels

Soul Rebels

  • Brass Band playing a unique brand of New Orleans music, blending Mardi Gras funk, soft rock, reggae and jazz
  • 3-time winners of New Orleans’ Big Easy award

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