Roots GiveNOLA Open House May 3

Don’t forget to support Roots on GiveNOLA Day!

Meet the Roots of Music

What makes our program so special?  Watch and learn!  Many thanks to our friends at StubHub!, Silicon Valley Community Foundation, and HBO, who produced this uplifting video vignette to introduce the world to our amazing students.

Catch the Roots of Music Marching Crusaders this Spring!

April 16 – St. Augustine High School’s Spring concert

April 23 – Ace Hotel hosts a benefit for the Roots of Music

April 25 – Instruments A Comin’ at Tipitina’s, 6:30pm

April 27 – Pro Bono Publico at the Audubon Tea Room, 6:15pm

April 28 – Jazz Fest parade through the Fairgrounds, 12:30pm

April 30 – Roots drumline at Jazz Fest with Casa Samba

May 3 – Roots Open House: GiveNOLA Day


We believe music has the power to transform lives. The Roots of Music empowers the youth of New Orleans through music education, academic support, and mentorship while preserving and promoting the unique musical and cultural heritage of our city. Our goal is to provide our kids with the resources they need to lead positive, productive, self-reliant lives.