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On August 1st and 2nd, 2020, Louisiana Red Hot Records, in partnership with 102.3 WHIV FM New Orleans, OffBeat Magazine, and Letters from the Porch streamed a MASK UP! COVID DOWN! program aimed at raising funds for Masks for America, an organization that has so far delivered over 250,000 FDA-certified KN95 + N95 masks to frontline essential workers in the areas hardest hit by COVID19 like New York City, Detroit, New Orleans, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

The three hours of programming represented from artists all parts of the world, and was aimed at showing solidarity in the effort of masking up for COVID health.

Featured Artists:
Alex Bosworth, Ashley Beach, Cassie Watson, Corey J The Rapper, Courtney Bryan, Dave Easley, Erica Falls, Fermin Ceballos, Free Feral, Freeman Dre, Gina Forsyth, Glen David Andrews, Jess Klein, Joy Clark, Julie Odell, Kelcy Wilburn & Ever More Nest, Kelly Love Jones, Kirk Joseph’s Backyard Groove, Leland Sundries, Lilli Lewis, Mack Guillory, Mahmoud Chouki, Noisewater, Roadside Glorious, Roland Guerin, Sarah Quintana, Sean Ardoin, Shakeh Heberkian, Sierra Green & The Soul Machine, Sunpie Barnes, Tank & The Bangas, The Tumbling Wheels, Tif Lamson & Russell Welch, Vegas Cola, & Wade Hymel

The stream also debuted the New Orleans party themed Mask Up! anthem performed by Lilli Lewis, Corey J The Rapper, and Kirk Joseph’s Backyard Groove. The song was co-produced by Lewis and David V of Studio 55 Productions.

Click here for more information or order your own Mask Up! COVID Down! merch now!




On Saturday, Aug. 1, Louisiana Red Hot Records, in partnership with WHIV
FM 102.3 and OffBeat Magazine, will broadcast a MASK UP! COVID DOWN!
concert on 102.3 FM and stream on LRHR’s Facebook Live to raise funds for
Masks For America, a nonprofit that has given over 250,000 free
FDA-certified masks to frontline heroes. MASK UP! COVID DOWN! will air
from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Central.

Louisiana Red Hot Records Label General Manager & Head of A&R Lilli Lewis
is curating the roster for MASK UP! COVID DOWN!, with acts from Roland Guerin and Glen David Andrews to Grammy Nominees Tank and the Bangas, Sean Ardoin and Dwayne Dopsie.

Lewis has co-written and co-produced the MASK UP! benefit theme song to debut 8/1 and spread the word to mask up, protect one another and help eliminate the virus so lives will be saved and live music can get rolling again. Pre-sales are available now with proceeds from the single going towards the cause.

WHIV-FM Founder Dr. MarkAlain Dery, infectious disease specialist for two decades, is also working with the City of New Orleans on his Mask Up initiatives to help flatten the curve as Louisiana becomes a hot spot again.

MASK UP! COVID DOWN! benefit tee shirts will be available from OffBeat Magazine’s merchandise store, and MASK UP! COVID DOWN! masks will be sold at Dirty Coast to raise funds for Masks for America, and remind everyone to care for each other by masking up to bring Covid-19 down.

You can donate directly to Masks for America at: https://www.gofundme.com

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