Last week, a massive initiative was launched bringing together musicians, and music fans to raise money to support Louisiana Flood victims.  Here’s more about #LouisianaStrong”

What Happened?

In August of 2016, Southern Louisiana received more than 6 trillion gallons of rainwater in less than one week. Considered a 500-year flood event, it is the largest natural disaster in the US since Superstorm Sandy. More than 100,000 homes have been destroyed, 13 are dead, and hundreds of thousands are impacted across 12 parishes in the region.

What Is Being Done?

Within days of flood waters rising, various artists, festival organizers, and music industry executives joined forces to organize music and concert experiences to raise awareness and deliver relief to this urgent cause, #LouisianaStrong. Music for Relief, a 501(3)c nonprofit dedicated to disaster relief & environmental preservation will be accepting donations to be distributed to on the ground responders Team Rubicon & Baton Rouge Habitat for Humanity, as well the Baton Rouge Area Foundation’s Flood Relief Fund, a 501(3)c non- profit devoted to distributing aid directly to local charities providing disaster relief across Southern Louisiana.

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What Can You Do?

VISIT propeller.la/louisianastrong and choose from experiences and rewards to support the #LouisianaStrong initiative.

What You Can Win:

Prizes for donating include: a trip to The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, and Roger Waters perform live at Desert Trip; dive into an immersive VIP experience with Blink-182 at their concert in Irving, CA; hang out with The Chainsmokers as a VIP at Voodoo Music + Arts Experience in New Orleans; or jet in style to III Points Festival in Miami and meet Thievery Corporation. Each experience includes flights and hotels for the winners.

All donations of $5 or more will receive the 18-track #LouisianaStrong compilation featuring unreleased tracks including Bassnectar’s 2015 remix of Roustabout by Beats Antique, legendary turntablist Z-Trip‘s original collaboration with Jack Dangers of Meat Beat Manifesto, and Reed Mathis‘ new Electric Beethoven project featuring Matt Chamberlain of Critters Buggin’ and Mike Dillon of Les Claypool’s Fancy Band courtesy of the Royal Potato Family.

The multi-genre compilation also features original tracks by Gramatik, Boreta of The Glitch Mob, The New Mastersounds, Nahko and Medicine for the People, and Thievery Corporation vocalist Shana Halligan, as well as original works by New Orleans-natives Dumpstaphunk, Beats Antique side project Dirtwire, Citizen Cope and Figure, The Voice finalist Whitney Myer, and Moondog Matinee that capture the spirit of the Louisiana cause. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL TRACKLISTING + DOWNLOAD TO DONATE

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