Roy Thomson Hall presents
New Orleans and Louisiana reflect a stunning musical melting pot of influences from around the world. Take Me to the River, A Celebration of New Orleans Music presents the musical history, the heritage and legacy of one of our most unique cultural jewels, featuring individual and collaborative performances from a line up packed with legendary Crescent City talent, including the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Ivan Neville, Ian Neville, George Porter Jr., Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Lost Bayou Ramblers, 79rs Gang and Terence Higgins.
TMTTR kicked off its first tour, Take Me To The River: Memphis Soul and Rhythm & Blues Revue, last year. In October 2018, Take Me To The River: New Orleans Live will embark, celebrating NOLA culture and the cross-cultural musical influence of the city. The live performances are in the spirit of the film, Take Me To The River, winner of the Audience Award at SXSW, Best Film at Raindance London, and numerous other awards (8 other festivals around the world).