Are you ready for the 13th Annual Ezra Open?
We are thrilled to announce that Ed Robertson & Big Sam’s Funky Nation
will be joining us for our 13th Annual Ezra Open Benefit Concert at House of Blues New Orleans!
Ed Robertson is the lead singer, songwriter, and a founding member of Barenaked Ladies. BNL have sold over 14 million albums worldwide and have won eight Juno awards and earned multiple Grammy nominations. Known for such hits as “One Week,” “Pinch Me,” “Brian Wilson,” “If I Had $1,000,000” and many more.
Big Sam’s Funky Nation is a driving force of urban funk led by trombone powerhouse, Big Sam Williams. Big Sam, formerly the trombonist of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, powered-up the horn section on the critically acclaimed, Grammy nominated, “River in Reverse”, and has shared the stage with Dave Matthews, Widespread Panic, U2, and Green Day.
Join us prior to the show for a VIP Casino Night Patron Party in the Parish Room. The Casino Night Patron Party will feature casino game favorites, a ticket to the benefit concert, premium food and open bar, complimentary photo with Better Than Ezra and silent auction.
The Casino Night Patron Party will be hosted by reality tv personality and poker player, Trishelle Canatella. Trishelle finished 3rd in the World Poker Tour invitational and was a sponsored Poker Pro. She currently host the Heartland Poker Tour.
Proceeds from the Ezra Open will benefit the Better Than Ezra Foundation’s after-school arts and educational program at Bethune Elementary as well as other work of the foundation.