Spring 2006 Newsletter
Jackson Square Showcasing the soul and spirit of the Crescent City, the Countdown Club presented a New Year's Celebration at Jackson Square in the French Quarter. Festivities included a Gumbo Pot Drop Countdown to Midnight and White Oak brought the music with performances by Coolbone Brass Band, Vivaz, Louisiana LeRoux with Jean Knight, Amanda Shaw, and Arlo Guthrie.
MARDI GRAS EVENTS
Lundi Gras Celebration, Riverwalk Marketplace
A definite must-see event of the Mardi Gras season took place again this year at the Riverwalk Marketplace's Spanish Plaza. Booked and produced by White Oak, the day consisted of a blue tarp fashion show and music provided by Irvin Mayfield, Big Wheel,
Chee Weez, and the Top Cats. Mayor C. Ray Nagin was on hand to greet the King of Rex and the King of Zulu and the evening was topped off with an amazing fireworks display over the Mississippi River.
Rock the Block Lundi Gras Party, Southern Comfort/ Howlin' Wolf
White Oak teamed with the Howlin' Wolf to produce this free, outdoor show sponsored by Southern Comfort. Rock the Block was once again a huge success featuring New Orleans' favorites Bag of Donuts and Better than Ezra.
White Oak helped liven up this all important Mardi Gras season in New Orleans by booking and producing many exciting Krewe balls throughout the city. Some highlights included parties for the Krewe of Tucks, Krewe of Muses, and Krewe of Centurions with entertainment by The Boogie Men, Charmaine Neville, Original P-Funk, and many others!
Showing the world that the spirit of New Orleans is alive and well, the Krewe of Bacchus partied all night long to a star-filled show produced by White Oak. Performances included Willie Nelson, Steven Seagal, Candlebox and many more…
Managing Partner's Conference, Banff, Canada
White Oak handled music production for this corporate event with artists including Barenaked Ladies and Huey Louis & The News.
AUDUBON NATURE INSTITUTE
This annual Audubon festival is a fun way for people to learn about the environment and listen to fantastic local music. White Oak booked and produced entertainment for the two-day festival with performances by ReBirth Brass Band, Paul Soniat, Four Unplugged, and John Autin.