43
43
2

Tribute to WAREHOUSE-70'sRock Venue

$4,941 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 45 people in 12 days
Created October 31, 2018
                               
                                                         a Tribute to the Hundreds of Classic Rock Bands
                                                      that played New Orleans' Warehouse 1970-1982



            The  Warehouse Tribute Park will be the ONLY fan-based public display devoted to Classic Rock Music - ANYWHERE.
A grass roots effort has already raised $80,000 from hundreds of supporters that want to see this happen.  But we are $25,000 short of our goal.  We have until the end of the year to come up with the last 20%.
 
 
           The City of New Orleans agrees, and has donated a prime piece of property for our tribute. With The City's encouragement, the concept has actually GROWN:  From a small section of land with one wall, into a beautiful park with three walls to commemorate The Warehouse and the bands and fans that kept the facility alive for 12 years - from 1970 to 1982.
 
       The Warehouse witnessed some of the greatest names in Rock History, and we are building a display across from The Convention Center in New Orleans.  All music fans will be able to enjoy and remember a moment in time that will never be repeated:   Over 320 concerts were held.  Over 55 current inductees of The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame performed there. That's more than ANY stage in New York, Chicago or Los Angeles.  And it all happened in the city's warehouse district, in a 120 year old brick building along The Mississippi River.
 
      Each of the 320 concerts will be engraved on 12x12 inch pavers, listing the lineup and date of each show at The Warehouse.

  Four wall faces will display photos of the bands on stage, and memorabilia of Rock History specific to The Warehouse

a 60''x 30 '' lasered granite image of The Allman Brothers Band, depicting them as they performed inside The Warehouse will be our center piece, having played 14 times in a 3 year period.

       
        If you grew up in the 70's and attended concerts, or if you love the music from that era, please consider making a donation -- to make sure The Warehouse, the bands, the thousands of concert-goers, and The Music will get this icon of Classic Rock cemented in history.

     We can think of no better way to make sure that some the bands that never get air play anymore  get
the recognition they rightly deserve 

Thanks for making a donation to this great cause.
Long Live Rock

From the beginning all team members have volunteered their time & efforts - 100% of ALL monies have gone and will continue to go straight to the building fund  .
 
 
Go to www.blackstrat.net to see list of all bands that played
 
 

 A Little History:


Jan.70 -opening night Grateful Dead gets busted at Bourbon St. hotel after the show- some lyrics in "Truckin"
Nov. 70 - Duane Allman -Peter Green late night jam
Dec.70 - Jim Morrison plays final show w/ The Doors-
Dec.70 - Allman Brothers play the first of 3 New Years Eve concerts- 70-71-72
Jan.71  - Chicago plays the 1st Anniversary show- waives their fee to  "help 'em stay open"
Dec.72  - Wet Willie records "Drippin Wet" on New Years Eve
Sept.73- Warehouse closes- Foghat plays 2 nights
Feb.74 - Warehouse re-opens free concert- Gino Vannelli
Apr.74   -  Z Z Top records  "Fandango" over 2 nights
Dec.75 - Fleetwood Mac opens tour at Warehouse featuring Stevie         
                    Nicks for first time
May 76- Bob Dyan's Rolling Thunder Revue plays 2 shows same night
Jul.78 - Bob Marley brings his reggae music to a Warehouse
Sept 82- Warehouse holds it's last concert- Talking Heads

33242500_1541005287897006_r.jpeg

33242500_1540999516120110_r.jpeg
 
 33242500_1540999769835467_r.jpeg33242500_1540999803848290_r.jpeg
33242500_1541005337573259_r.jpeg
+ Read More

$4,941 of $25,000 goal

Raised by 45 people in 12 days
Created October 31, 2018
Your share could be bringing in donations. Sign in to track your impact.
   Connect
We will never post without your permission.
In the future, we'll let you know if your sharing brings in any donations.
We weren't able to connect your Facebook account. Please try again later.
LP
$50
Lee Pilleteri
1 hour ago
AG
$50
ALICIA GIBSON
11 hours ago
BG
$50
Bob Goff
16 hours ago
$10
Anonymous
1 day ago
$50
Anonymous
1 day ago
$50
Dory Tarver
2 days ago
$5
Kristi Vinsanau
2 days ago
JP
$50
James Putnam
2 days ago
or
Use My Email Address
By continuing, you agree with the GoFundMe
terms and privacy policy
There's an issue with this Campaign Organizer's account. Our team has contacted them with the solution! Please ask them to sign in to GoFundMe and check their account. Return to Campaign

Are you ready for the next step?
Even a $5 donation can help!
Donate Now Not now
Connect on Facebook to keep track of how many donations your share brings.
We will never post on Facebook without your permission.