Washington, DC – Monday, October 4, 2010 – 8:00 PM to 11:30 PM

The Future of Music Coalition (FMC) and Air Traffic Control (ATC) are pleased to announce “Dear New Orleans – A Benefit Concert.” taking place at the Black Cat, Washington, DC on Monday, October 4. The gig will showcase several of the artists who contributed to the critically-acclaimed compilation, Dear New Orleans. This benefit album was produced by ATC to mark the fifth anniversary of Katrina and the floods.

The DC show pays tribute to the city of music with one-of-a-kind collaborations between album artists and celebrated New Orleans musicians. The line-up includes Bonerama with Damian Kulash of OK Go, Jenny Toomey & Franklin Bruno, Hank Shocklee (Public Enemy), Jonny 5 of Flobots, Wonderlick (and half of Too Much Joy!), Rebecca Gates, Crossover Clarinetist Mariam Adam, plus special guests! The concert is one of numerous special events taking place during the 10th Anniversary Future of Music Policy Summit. For full details visit HERE!

Jem Bahaijoub is the founder of imaginePR, a music PR and marketing company based in Washington, DC.