NEW ORLEANS MEDIA ALERT & PHOTO OPPORTUNITY
Mr. B’s Joybox Express will perform for students of The Roots of Music at Preservation Hall in New Orleans, LA on Saturday, November 15, 2014 to mark the end of the Mr. B’s Joybox Express Mississippi River Road Ride, an epic 2,000 mile, 75 day trek of three cyclists began pedaling a custom-designed bike carrying a 387-pound upright piano.
Fronted by internationally recognized blues and jazz musician Mark “Mr. B” Braun, Mr. B’s Joybox Express is the ultimate fusion of extreme athleticism and artistry.
INTERVIEWS AND PHOTO OPS: The Roots of Music students, pianist Mark “Mr. B” Braun, drummer Sam Genson and Mr. B’s Joybox Express custom-made piano bike.
WHY: Starting in Lake Itasca, MN, on September 1st, Mr. B and his team have ridden close to 2,000 miles while stopping in cities and towns along the Mississippi River Road to perform, educate and inspire blues, jazz and cycling appreciation. New Orleans is the final destination for Mr. B’s Joybox Express Mississippi River Road Ride.
WHERE: Preservation Hall, 726 St. Peter St., New Orleans, LA 70116
WHEN: Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
CONTACT: Rachel Parke, Artrain Program Manager, 734.747.8300 ext. 708
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