Event honors Allen Toussaint

Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- DO NOT RUN DO NOT RUN DO NOT RUN Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Allen Toussaint waves to the crowd during
Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- DO NOT RUN DO NOT RUN DO NOT RUN Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Allen Toussaint waves to the crowd during "A Tribute to Toussaint" at Harrah's Casino honoring the pianist and songwriter's 75th year in New Orleans, Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Playing drums is Toussaint's son-in-law, Herman LeBeaux. The concert that will be broadcast nationwide on PBS also benefits the New Orleans Artists Against Hunger and Homelessness (NOAAHH), which Toussaint helped found. The concert featured Hall Inductee Dr. John, Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville, Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews and many more. MAGS OUT / INTERNET OUT/ONLINE OUT/NO SALES/TV OUT/FOREIGN OUT/ LOUISIANA BUSINESS INC./GREATER BATON ROUGE BUSINESS REPORT/225/10/12/IN REGISTER/LBI CUSTOM PUBLICATIONS OUT/

Allen Toussaint received a Grammy Tuesday at Harrah's Casino at the ‘Tribute to Toussaint' honoring the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's career and 75th year in New Orleans.

The party at Harrah's was part of a "Tribute to Toussaint" honoring the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer's career and 75th year in New Orleans, Tuesday, April 30, 2013. A concert to follow at Harrah's Casino will be broadcast on PBS.

Fellow Hall of Famers Elvis Costello and Dr. John, as well as Irma Thomas, Jon Cleary, Art Neville, Cyril Neville, Joe Stampley, Joe Henry and Deacon John are just a few of the musical friends and collaborators who will be honoring him at the concert and, of course, Toussaint will be joining them on stage.

The event will also benefit New Orleans Artists Against Hunger and Homelessness that Toussaint founded with Aaron Neville.