Musical Lineup Announced For 2016 ‘Boudin, Bourbon & Beer’
NEW ORLEANS – The Emeril Lagasse Foundation announced Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Anderson East, Banditos and Lost Bayou Ramblers will take the stage at this year’s Boudin, Bourbon & Beer at Champions Square on Friday, November 4, 2016:
• Lost Bayou Ramblers – 6 p.m.
• Banditos – 7 p.m.
• Anderson East – 8:15 p.m.
• Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings – 9:35 p.m.
One of the region’s top food and music festivals, the 6th annual Boudin, Bourbon & Beer has expanded its chef lineup to showcase more than 60 local and national chefs preparing their own creative styles of boudin sausage. Award-winning chefs including Ed Lee of Louisville, Beau MacMillan of Phoenix, and Louisiana-based Will Avelar, Michael Gulotta, Justin Devillier, Isaac Toups, Tory McPhail and more, will join Chef Emeril Lagasse along with co-chairs Donald Link, Stephen Stryjewski and John Currence.
Guests will also enjoy open bars featuring a selection of craft beers, premium spirits, fine wines, as well as cigars, a silent auction and merchandise from the following sponsors:
• Abita Beer: Flagship and seasonal beers, special cask selections, surprise brews and chef recipe pairings
• Buffalo Trace: Specialty bourbon cocktails
• Nat Sherman: Cigar tastings
• Wines from Au Bon Climat, Justin Vineyards & Winery and Landmark Vineyards
• Unique silent auction packages created by participating chefs
Tickets to Boudin, Bourbon & Beer 2016 are on sale for $99 and can be purchased on Ticketmaster.com. Ticket price includes all food, beverage and live entertainment.
Boudin, Bourbon & Beer is part of Emeril Lagasse Foundation’s two-night signature fundraising weekend and is held annually the night prior to nationally recognized charity wine auction and gala dinner, Carnivale du Vin. Last year’s fundraising weekend raised $3 million for children’s charities.
All proceeds from Boudin, Bourbon & Beer benefit Emeril Lagasse Foundation. Founded in 2002 by Chef Emeril Lagasse and his wife Alden, Emeril Lagasse Foundation is a 501c(3) public charity headquartered in New Orleans. The Foundation’s mission is to create opportunities to inspire, mentor and enable youth to reach their full potential through culinary, nutrition and arts education with a focus on life skills development. Since its inception, Emeril Lagasse Foundation has granted more than $7 million to several children’s charities to support culinary, nutrition and arts programs.