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Maverick Speakers Series presents Aaron Neville

Aaron Neville & Ellis Marsalis Get tickets for this event

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Doors Open: 6:30 p.m.

with Special Guest Ellis Marsalis

A Night with New Orleans Music Legends

Aaron Neville is a music legend with four top-20 hits in the United States, including three that hit No. 1 on Billboard's adult contemporary chart and one that went to No. 1 on the R&B chart. He has four platinum-certified albums. Over the years, Neville has teamed with his brothers to form the Neville Brothers and recorded many popular duets with Linda Ronstadt. Hit singles with Ronstadt include "Don't Know Much" and "All My Life," which also earned Grammy awards. A proud Louisiana native, Neville has been inducted into the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame as well as the Delta Music Hall of Fame in Ferriday, La. His latest album is My True Story.

Ellis Marsalis, a New Orleans native, is one of the most respected pianists in jazz. In 2011 he was honored with the opening of the Ellis Marsalis Center for Music in Musicians' Village in New Orleans. Each of his four sons are jazz musicians, including music legends Branford and Wynton Marsalis. Ellis Marsalis is a member of the Louisiana Music Hall of Fame.

Audience Q&A to follow performance.

Tickets for this event will be available beginning 10:00 a.m. on March 1, 2013.

For more information, visit the Maverick Speaker Series website.

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