Spring 2009 Newsletter:
Best of the Beat 2008
January 28, 2009
White Oak Productions took home the award for "Best Booking Agency" for 2008. Many thanks to Jan Ramsay and the New Orleans Music Community for this recognition!
MARDI GRAS MADNESS
White Oak was involved with booking and production for many Mardi Gras Events this year, highlighted below!
Krewe of Centurians
December 20, 2008
The Krewe of Centurians danced to the sounds of Ivy and Bobby Cure and the Summertime Blues.
Krewe of Tucks
January 4, 2009
After 8 made it funky at the Tucks Coronation!
Krewe of Muses
February 18, 2009
These fabulous ladies gathered to see a great show of DJ Rooney G and Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings for their pre-parade ball.
Krewe of Bacchus
February 20, 2009
The Bacchus Kings Party featured entertainment including direct from Las Vegas: The Rat Pack!
February 22, 2009
The Bacchus Ball got rowdy with Cowboy Mouth, Three Dog Night, The Topcats and The Boogiemen!
Lundi Gras in Spanish Plaza at the Riverwalk
February 23, 2009
Crowds danced to the sounds of favorite New Orleans' Bands at the free family concert on the Mississippi River the night before Mardi Gras-which also featured the annual meeting of Rex & King Zulu!
PoBoy Preservation Fest
November 23, 2009
White Oak Productions teamed up with the Oak Street Association to book and coordinate talent at the PoBoy Preservation Festival on Oak Street. Favorable weather, a crowd of 15,000+ and delicious food got this festival national media attention Multiple stage performances included Rebirth Brass Band, Walter "Wolfman" Washington and the Roadmasters, Papa Grows Funk and the Iguanas!
New Orleans Bowl
December 20, 2008
White Oak Productions worked witht the Greater New Orleans Sports Foundation to coordinate two large second line parades for the fans supporting the teams in the New Orleans Bowl! Brass bands brought revelers of Southern Mississippi and Troy State to a rowdy pep rally on Fulton Street!
Kids' New Years Eve Party
December 31, 2008
White Oak worked with the Louisiana Children's Museum for their Kid's New Years Eve Party which featured the Baby Boyz Brass Band and Guyland Leday and his Zydeco Family and Friends.
January 13, 2009
New Orleans went all out to welcome PCMA with a dazzling spectacle on the floor of the Superdome! New Orleans Convention and Visitors Bureau contacted White Oak to book entertainment. The crowds danced to the jams of the Neville Brothers, Irma Thomas and the Professionals and more!
January 25, 2009
White Oak worked with Audubon Special Events to book BRW show band and production for the DealerTrack party during the National Auto Dealers Association Convention.