YLC Wednesday at the Square concert series returns March 11, 2020. Photo by Kim Welsh

Galactic, Partners-N-Crime, Flow Tribe & more set for YLC concert series

On March 11, a new season of the YLC Wednesday at the Square concert series will kick off. The YLC — Young Leadership Council — announced its 2020 performance schedule includes performances from Galactic, Partners-N-Crime, Flow Tribe and many more.

YLC, which is Young Leadership Council is “a nonprofit, nonpartisan, civic organization that develops young professionals into leaders through community projects.” Its free concert series uses profits from food and beverage sales to benefit YLC’s various community-focused efforts.

Executive Director of Young Leadership Council Stephanie Powell said in a press release, “YLC Wednesday at the Square has become a beloved spring-time tradition for many New Orleanians and locals-at-heart. Our regulars may be surprised to learn the concert series is produced by a committee of dedicated young professional volunteers and that it takes more than one-hundred volunteers to run the concert each week. The series is YLC’s largest fundraiser, with proceeds directly supporting our leadership development efforts and nine volunteer-led community service projects. We are so thankful for the continued support from our partners like AOS Interior Environments.”

The YLC Wednesday at the Square concert series takes place in Lafayette Square, between Camp St. and St. Charles Ave. The 2020 performance schedule is as follows:

March 11:         Flow Tribe with Dave Jordan and the NIA
March 18:         Tab Benoit with The New Orleans Johnny’s
March 25:         Marc Broussard with Erica Falls
April 1:              GALACTIC featuring Anjelika “Jelly” Joseph with The Quickening
April 8:              Anders Osborne with Daria and the Hip Drops
April 15:            Andrew Duhon with Alexis and the Samurai
April 22:            Big Sam’s Funky Nation with NOBABE
April 29:            Shamarr Allen with Little Freddie King
May 6:              Partners-N-Crime + The Big Easy Bounce Band with Robin Barnes
May 13:            Lost Bayou Ramblers with Margie Perez

Headlining performers take the stage from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., with supporting talent opening up from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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