Cyril Neville will celebrate his 70th birthday later this month. Photo by Kim Welsh

Cyril Neville toasts 70th birthday with all-star concert at Civic Theatre

Cyril Neville will celebrate 70 years of life this month and he’s bringing along a few friends to party.

On Sunday, October 21, Cyril will be joined by:

Irma Thomas
Erica Falls
John Boutte
Davell Crawford
James Andrews
Glen David Andrews
Deacon John
New Breed Brass Band
The Neville Family
Seth Walker
Claude Bryant & Allstars
Big Chief Juan Pardo
Caesar Brothers Funk Box

Special, unannounced guests are expected to join in on the fun for Cyril’s 70th birthday bash, which will run from 7 p.m. until 11 p.m. Derrick Freeman will serve as the evening’s host. As if the bevy of performances wasn’t special enough, the event will benefit Adinkra NOLA,  a home-study program serving grades Pre K-12 in an individualized, experiential learning environment.

General admission tickets are available for $25 or $50, with VIP packages starting at $100. Tickets will soon be available at