Medicine Show 15
was held Saturday, November 26, 2011 (Thanksgiving Weekend)
300 Fisher Rd
A Benefit Dance for the Dr. Tommy Comeaux Memorial fund
The Vermilionville Performance Center’s doors opened at 7 pm and show time was at 8 pm on a rainy night with an amazing line-up of musicians that included Sonny Landreth performing with his band and special guests, including Al Berard Steve Conn, and the Radiators' Camile Baudoin with an opening set featuring the Pine Leaf Boys with special guest Lynn August.
The UL Traditional Music Ensemble performed between sets, led by Wilson Savoy of the Pine Leaf Boys.
A limited number of tickets will be sold for this event. Advnce tickets are $20 and can be purchased at Vermilionville and on the Vermilionville website.
The evening included live music, dancing on the large Vermilionville wooden floor, food and beverage available for purchase, new and old friends, and a live broadcast on KRVS 88.7 FM and simulcast worldwide via krvs.org. Raffle tickets with fun and health and wellness inspired prizes and Medicine Show t-shirts and posters were sold to further support the worthy cause.
Thank you to all who participated in the fun night of music, friendship and fundraising.
Thank you to our Medicine Show 15 Sponsors!
Thank you to the individuals and companies who donated prizes for the raffle.
You too can be a Medicine Show Sponsor. Learn more below:
Medicine Show 16 Sponsorship Opportunities
You are invited to become a sponsor of Medicine Show 16.
Your contribution makes it possible to hire regional musicians who teach classes and workshops in traditional music on the UL campus, develop on-campus residencies by musicians, offer student scholarships, purchase instruments for student use and more.
Medicine Show Sponsorship Opportunities
Traiteur $10,000 and up
You will receive 20 Medicine Show tickets and 20 tickets to the Spring UL Traditional music concert along with the benefits listed below.
(Tax-deductible amount = donation minus $600)
You will receive 15 Medicine Show tickets and 15 tickets to the Spring UL Traditional music concert along with the benefits listed below.
(Tax-deductible amount = donation minus $450)
Medicine (Wo)man $2,500-$4,999
You will receive 10 Medicine Show tickets and 10 tickets to the Spring UL Traditional music concert along with the benefits listed below.
(Tax-deductible amount = donation minus $300)
You will receive 5 Medicine Show tickets and 5 tickets to the Spring UL Traditional music concert along with the benefits listed below.
(Tax-deductible amount = donation minus $150)
Additional Benefits of Sponsorship
Sponsors will receive name recognition on radio and print promotions, on Medicine Show 15 posters (if commitment made by October 20), Web site and Facebook pages, and on signage at Medicine Show 15. Sponsors will be thanked live from the stage and during our live broadcast heard regionally on KRVS 88.7 FM and available worldwide via krvs.org.
Please make check payable to: Dr. Tommy Comeaux Fund for Traditional Music and mail
c/o Louisiana Folk Roots, 101 W. Vermilion Street, Lafayette, LA 70501
For more information on the Dr. Tommy Comeaux Fund for Traditional Music, please contact Dr. Mark DeWitt, Endowed Chair in Traditional Music at UL Lafayette, (337) 482-1020, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.tommycomeaux.com