DJ Justin Metoyer, “The Music Man”, will be laying the beat and teaching Zydeco lessons during the preshow at the Alexandria Amphitheater in downtown Alexandria.
Tickets are $15 general admission and can be purchased at the Alexandria/Pineville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, Smiley’s Barber Shop in Alexandria, Joey Williams Allstate and online at www.ticket-central.org. Tables for 10 are also available for $200. Call (318) 442-9546 to purchase tables.
Food and drink coolers are allowed, but no glass containers or bottles. Food vendors will be on-site. Rain site is the Alexandria Fulton Hotel.
ZYDABAAM is a fundraising concert for the Arna Bontemps African American Museum. Sponsors for ZYDABAAM include the Greater Alexandria Economic Development Authority, Allstate Insurance – the Williams Agency, Inc., Alexandria/Pineville Area Convention & Visitors Bureau, Tobacco-Free Living, Fox 48 TV, Mix 93.9 and Red River Glass.
The Arna Bontemps African-American Museum is the restored childhood home of Arna Bontemps – poet, author, anthologist, and librarian – who was considered the leading authority of the Harlem Renaissance. The Museum is located on 3rd Street within Alexandria’s Cultural Arts District.
To learn more about ZYDABAAM, call (318) 442-9546.