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2014 Wednesdays on the Point Talent Lineup & Ferry Hours

posted Jul 2, 2014, 10:00 PM by Yvonne Mitchell-Grubb

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 27th, 2014
Contact: Lesley Cuicchi, AEDF
(504) 362.6436
info@algierseconomic.com

THE 2014 “WEDNESDAYS ON THE POINT” - 8 WEEK SUMMER RIVERFRONT CONCERT SERIES ANNOUNCES TALENT LINEUP AND EXTENTION OF FERRY HOURS

NEW ORLEANS - The Algiers Economic Development Foundation (AEDF) has officially released the 2014 Wednesdays on the Point (WOTP) Artist Line-Up. Local favorites such as Bag of Donuts, Amanda Shaw, Little Freddie King, The Soul Rebels and GNO, Inc. President & CEO Michael Hecht (DJ El Camino) will also grace the crowd. A total of 16 Artist and DJ’s can be seen during the 8 Week Concert Series. A full talent line-up can be found at: www.wednesdaysonthepoint.com.

“Wednesdays on the Point”, will take place every Wednesday from July 9th through August 27th. Now in its 7th year, the 8 Week Riverfront Concert Series is Algiers’ most anticipated signature event, providing live music, food and libations. In 2013, the event played host to more than 20,000 attendees. Community champions and returning lead sponsors include, First NBC Bank & Southern Eagle.

Wednesdays on the Point is an important component in driving visitors to Algiers. It gives local vendors an opportunity to showcase their products and services to a diverse local, national and international audience. “We are ecstatic about the recent announcement regarding extended ferry hours until 10:00PM beginning July 21st,” said Derrick Martin, Executive Director of Algiers Economic Development Foundation. “As a community, we are working with the RTA to extend the hours for July 9th & 16th, which are the first two concert dates.”

The 2014 Event Producer is Gerald Duhon, Jr., whose resume includes past leadership roles in YLC’s “Wednesdays at the Square” and Second Harvest Food Bank’s “Harvest the Music.”

Algiers Economic Development Foundation is a nonprofit organization with a focus on economic development specifically for the Algiers community. The mission of AEDF is build a sustainable, business friendly environment that grows investments and jobs in Westbank New Orleans through advocacy, marketing and business development, recruitment and retention.

WHAT: AEDF’s “Wednesdays on the Point” Riverfront Concert Series

WHEN: Every Wednesday from 5:30-8:30PM July 9th- August 27th

WHERE: Algiers Point Riverfront at 200 Morgan Street, Algiers, LA 70114, near the Algiers Ferry Landing.

For additional information please visit www.algierseconoimc.com, www.wednesdaysonthepoint.com or contact AEDF at 504 362.6436. Emails can be sent to info@algierseconomic.com

 

 

For more detailed information, please go to
wednesdaysonthepoint.com

 

 

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