Like the thousands of citizens uprooted from the Gulf Coast in the catastrophic aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the New Orleans-based Voodoo Music Experience, originally scheduled for Halloween weekend in the Big Easy, has also been relocated. The two-day concert event has been moved to Memphis’ Tom Lee Park on October 29-30 and turned into a benefit for the New Orleans Restoration Fund (NORF). Nine Inch Nails, the original headliners, will still helm the relocated event.
“Moving a festival of this magnitude has been no easy task and we are grateful to the City of Memphis for extending their hospitality, to Trent Reznor for voicing his advocacy of NORF and Voodoo, to all the artists dedicating their time and energy to support the cause and to our incredible group of people working on this project for their dedication and support over these last few weeks,” said Voodoo founder Stephen Rehage in a press release.
Spin will continue to sponsor the Voodoo Music Experience.
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