Last Waltz 2018 at the Joy Theater. Photo by Michael Alford

The Last Waltz brought many of the city’s treasures to one stage

As Black Friday consumed the Big Easy, The 3rd Annual The Last Waltz New Orleans delivered any evening to cure your ills. The historic Joy Theater hosted the special performance benefiting the New Orleans Musicians Clinic. More than 40 of the cities finest musicians took to the stage for an evening of the Band. Artists included: Aaron Wilkenson, Alex McMurray, Bert Cotton (Bonerama), Billy Iuso, Brian Stotz (Funky Meters), CR Gruver, Dave Jordan & the NIA, Darcy Malone, Erica Falls (Galactic), Honey Island Swamp Band, The Iceman Special w/ Blake Quick, Jake Eckert, John Mooney, Johnny Sansone, Marc Stone, Mark Mullins (Bonerama), Mike Doussan, Naughty Professor Horns, Papa Mali, Paul Sanchez, Reggie Scanlan (Radiators), Robert Mercurio (Galactic), New Orleans Suspects, Ron Johnson (Anders Osborne), Stanton Moore, Terence Higgins and more special guests.

Below, check out Documentary Photographer Michael Alford’s beautiful shots.