Friday, December 20: Home for the Holidays at House of Blues, featuring Irma Thomas, John Boutte, and Trombone Shorty

Friday, December 20: Home for the Holidays at House of Blues, featuring Irma Thomas, John Boutte, and Trombone Shorty

The NOCCA Institute, The New Orleans Advocate, and the family of Daniel Price invite you to…


Friday, December 20, 2019 at House of Blues New Orleans
Tickets on sale October 3, starting at $45 
Visit or 504 310 4999

On Friday, December 20, 2019, join The NOCCA Institute, The New Orleans Advocate, and the family of Daniel Price for Home for the Holidays at House of Blues, 225 Decatur Street!

Home for the Holidays is a night of spectacular art and music benefiting theDaniel Price Memorial Fund for Aspiring Artists, which honors the memory of NOCCA alumnus Daniel Price. In keeping with Daniel’s twin passions of art and music, the Fund provides scholarships for outstanding visual arts and music students at NOCCA.

Tickets to Home for the Holidays start at $45 and go on sale Thursday, October 3, at

PATRON PARTY: 6:30pm-8:00pm
Featuring Irma Thomas and John Boutte!

Home for the Holidays kicks off with a patron party from 6:30pm – 8:00pm. Gold- and Silver-level patrons will be treated to back-to-back performances by two New Orleans legends: Irma Thomas and John Boutte. As a special perk, our 80 Gold-level patrons will receive reserved seating in the House of Blues loge, which offers an unobstructed view of the stage.

On the main floor of the concert hall, there will be a patron buffet from 6:30pm to 8:00pm. There will also be open bars upstairs and down, as well as a fabulous silent auction, featuring artwork by Daniel Price Award recipients.
Gold- and Silver-level patrons will have access to the Parish Room, too, where there will be an open bar from 8pm until the end of the Home for the Holidays concert. Patrons will also be welcome in the Foundation Room, where Jon Roniger will perform.

All patrons will be admitted through the Foundation Room entrance beginning at 6:30. Patron tickets are $145 for Silver-level and $290 for Gold-level.

With Trombone Shorty, Kermit Ruffins, and more!

The party continues from 8:00pm – midnight with the official Home for the Holidays concert, featuring Trombone Shorty and Friends, the Preservation Hall Band, Water Seed, James Andrews, New Breed Brass Band, Rockin Dopsie, Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers, and Alexis and the Samurai, with emcee Gralen Banks.

General admission tickets to the concert are $45. The general admission entrance is located by the House of Blues restaurant and bar. Doors open at 8:00pm.

To purchase general admission tickets, please visit or call 504 310 4999, beginning October 3.