Dillard University to feature Patti LaBelle during Pre-Commencement Scholarship Benefit - May 8

March 19, 2009 · Print This Article

pattilabelle_large.jpgDon’t miss the 2009 Dillard University Pre-Commencement Scholarship Benefit concert featuring international music sensation and songbird Patti LaBelle!! Miss LaBelle’s unique, versatile platform has spanned four decades and includes classic rhythm and blues, pop standards and spirituals. This annual signature scholarship benefit will be held on Friday, May 8, 2009 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center - Conference Auditorium.
Previous pre-commencement concert entertainers include Nancy Wilson & the Nancy Wilson Trio (2006), Roberta Flack (2007) and the Four Tops (2008). Local, regional and national officials will also be on hand to commemorate Dillard University’s 140th Anniversary.
All proceeds fund student scholarships and are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Tickets are priced at $150, $100 and $75 and will be available through TicketMaster at www.ticketmaster.com or (800) 488-5252 beginning on January 15, 2009. For more information, call Troy L. Baldwin at (504)816-4504 or (504) 816-4505.


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