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Music and Labor Roundtable

Leading New Orleans Musicians to Discuss Music as Labor and its Place in the City's Economy

featuring Evan Christopher, Deacon John, Meschiya Lake, Tom McDermott, Thomas Adams, Bruce Raeburn

Date: Friday, March 8, 2013
Time: 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Location:
Historic New Orleans Collection Williams Research Center-410 Chartres St.

In conjunction with the Biennial meeting of the Southern Labor Studies Association leading New Orleans musicians Evan Christopher, Deacon John, Meschiya Lake, and Tom McDermott will participate in a roundtable and performance on Friday, March 8 from 5-7 pm at the Historic New Orleans Collection’s Williams Research Center in the French Quarter (410 Chartres St.).  Bruce Raeburn director of Tulane’s Hogan Jazz Archive and Thomas Adams, a professor in the history department at Tulane will moderate the event. The roundtable is the first of its kind and will address questions such as the importance of music and musicians to the New Orleans economy, the process by which professional musicians of all stripes make money and survive, and their relationship to intellectual property, the recording industry, promoters, club owners, and audiences.  Following the discussion Evan Christopher, Deacon John, Meschiya Lake, and Tom McDermott will perform together for the audience. The Southern Labor Studies Association Conference runs from March 7-9 at the Doubletree Hotel (300 Canal St.) and features presentations and workshops related to a variety of issues regarding work, labor, and economics in the South.  The Music and Labor roundtable is sponsored by Tulane’s New Orleans Center for the Gulf South and Tulane’s Department of History.

Sponsored by: New Orleans Center for the Gulf SouthHistory Department as well as Southern Labor Studies Association

Admission: Free
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

For more information contact Thomas Adams via email to website@tulane.edu or by phone at 862-8608






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