Shorty Fest Presented by Acura is going VIRTUAL! This year, the party is online and will feature 1 hour of performances by Galactic, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, and many more! “Virtual Shorty Fest Presented by Acura” will air on Saturday, September 26th at 8 PM CST, brought to you by the Trombone Shorty Foundation and the Gia Maione Prima Foundation. The event, hosted by News with a Twist's “LBJ,” will stream for a national audience on several social media platforms and be broadcast locally on WNOL- TV (Nola-38/ The CW). The virtual format of Shorty Fest will feature performances by Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue – the band’s first show since the COVID-19 pandemic began – along with Galactic, Anders Osborne, Tank and the Bangas and The Soul Rebels, students from the Trombone Shorty Academy and additional special guests! We need your support during this streamed event! Donations to the Trombone Shorty Foundation can be made by visiting www.paypal.me/shortyfoundation OR by texting “give” to (504) 509-5010. We’ll also hold a virtual silent auction right here on the Facebook event page. More info coming soon! Shorty Fest is produced by Fire on the Bayou Productions. Additional event sponsors include The Emeril Lagasse Foundation, WNOL-Nola 38, New Orleans Advocate/Nola.com, and Iberia Bank. Live performances brought to you by Sazerac Rye. We’re also grateful for community partners Tipitina’s, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, and Tasc. Check back soon to see WHERE (and how) to watch!