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Marva Wright Benefit

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Aug. 22

9 p.m. Saturday

Tipitina's, 501 Napoleon Ave., 895-8477; www.tipitinas.com

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Marva Wright's band the BMW's anchors a fundraising concert for the blues singer and festival staple, who is recovering after being stricken by strokes in May and June. The Rebirth Brass Band, Kermit Ruffins and Bo Dollis & the Wild Magnolias headline a star-studded cast of more than 20 of Wright's compatriots. Tickets $10.

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