Brother Martin High School To Host 4th Annual 'Marty Gras'

NEW ORLEANS — On Thursday, May 31, join alumni, families, friends, and guests of Brother Martin High School for a great night of music and more at Tipitina’s (501 Napoleon Ave., New Orleans, LA 70115) for the 4th Annual 'Marty Gras' benefit concert in honor of legendary drummer and former Brother Martin Band Director, Mr. Marty Hurley. This concert is sponsored by Brother Martin High School and Dave’s Pharmacy (Anna and David Jouandot ’78).

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the lineup begins at 6 p.m. with performances by Stanton Moore '90 and Friends, Special Guest Johnny Vidacovich '67 SA, Peabody (reunion show), and Bucktown All-Stars. The Brother Martin Stage Band & Drumline will kick-off the evening with performances.

Guests may purchase tickets for $125 VIP or $25 for general admission. VIP tickets include balcony seating, a commemorative poster, drink coupons, and food. Advanced tickets can be purchased at the Tipitina’s box office, tipitinas.com or the Brother Martin Alumni Office and/or website. Tickets purchased from Brother Martin's website can be picked up from the Alumni Office and/or names will be available at will call at the event. All proceeds will benefit the Marty Hurley Band Endowment at Brother Martin High School. Sponsorship opportunities are also available!

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For further questions, please contact Director of Alumni Scott Corrente '83 in the Brother Martin Alumni Office at 504-284-6700 or via email scorrente@brothermartin.com. Visit http://www.brothermartin.com/martygras/ for further information.

About the Marty Hurley Band Endowment:
The Marty Hurley Band Endowment honoring Marty Hurley is established in the St. Aloysius Century Foundation to support Brother Martin High School. Musician, composer and master teacher, Marty Hurley served for 37 years in service to the students at Brother Martin as Band Director. Under Mr. Hurley, the Brother Martin Band was a model of excellence, continually achieving superior ratings at LMEA festivals. The purpose of the endowment is to provide financial support for Brother Martin in an area most important to him during his years at the school: the instrumental music program.

The mission of Brother Martin High School is to form young people through a holistic education that fosters academic excellence in a caring, disciplined community which integrates Catholic tradition and the charism of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart to meet the needs of a changing world.

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