Fellow New Orleans musicians, Allan Touissant (left), The Meter’s Leo Nocentelli (center) and Walter "Wolfman" Washington accepted the Heroes of the Storm Award on behalf of Music Rising from the Friends of New Orleans at the site of the Democratic National Convention in Denver. Emily Byram, Executive Director of the Friends of New Orleans presented the award in honor and appreciation of all of the support Music Rising continues to do for the Gulf Coast State and the nation as a whole. A special presentation and concert was produced on the eve of the Democratic National Convention to bring awareness to the country for the work that is still needed in the Gulf Coast Region. For more information on Music Rising go to www.musicrising.org.
Photo Credit: Barry Staver Photography