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New Orleans Songwriters Hit BMI Stage at 2012 French Quarter Fest

Posted in News on April 16, 2012
Ricky Weston performs with Colin Lake at the Historic New Orleans Collection during the French Quarter Festival.
Ricky Weston performs with Colin Lake at the Historic New Orleans Collection during the French Quarter Festival. Photo: Erika Goldring

BMI invited a selection of the Big Easy’s top songwriters to perform at the annual French Quarter Festival, held April 12-15 in New Orleans. Set in the courtyard of the Historic New Orleans Collection, the BMI Songwriter Stage featured two days of talented troubadours Saturday, April 14 and Sunday, April 15.

Saturday’s stacked lineup featured Charlie Oxford, Jon Roniger, Erin Miley, Denton Hatcher, Alexis Marceaux, Sean Bruce, Andrew Duhon, and Kristin Diable; followed Sunday by Reed Alleman, Armand St. Martin, Jalan Crossland, Olga Wilhemine, David Shaw, Jim McCormick, Jason Matthews, Colin Lake, and the Backyard Heavies.