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See the best in Live Music and Education Memphis, New Orleans, The Mississippi Delta, and around the World at the Take Me to the River YouTube Channel

Most Watched


Otis Clay featuring Lil’ P-Nut – “Trying to Live My Life Without You”


Bobby “Blue” Bland featuring Yo Gotti TEASER


George Porter Jr. and Runnin’ Pardners – “Crying for Hope” || TMTTR Live


Jon Cleary and Charlie Gabriel, LIVE from Preservation Hall – TMTTR LIVE


GRAMMY Winner Ledisi – “Knockin” || TMTTR Live


Cedric Burnside – “Step In” LIVE, FULL SONG II TMTTR Live

Live Show

Join us every Thursday for our Live Music Masterclass featuring legends and pioneers presented by Director Martin Shore


The Rumble, feat. Chief Joseph Boudreaux Jr. LIVE from New Orleans


Big Chief Bo Dollis Jr. and Take Me to the River ALL-STARS LIVE in New Orleans


Ivan Neville, Ian Neville, and Take Me to the River ALL-STARS LIVE in New Orleans


Preservation Hall Celebration II TMTTR LIVE


The Soul Rebels LIVE PART 1 – with Martin Shore / Take Me to the River LIVE


Gabrielle Cavassa – “It Was Supposed to Be Called a Love Song” FULL SONG || TMTTR Live


The Take Me to the River Education Initiative, to help during these challenging times, is presenting a special series of free masterclasses showcasing some of the legendary artists featured in the film Take Me to the River.


Trombone Shorty Foundation Students LIVE with Martin Shore


JazzFest Producer Quint Davis Interview with Martin Shore II TMTTR LIVE


Preservation Hall Education Experience


Greatest New Orleans Drummers – Take Me to the River New Orleans


Take Me to the River Visiting Artists WILLIAM BELL, MARTIN SHORE & AL KAPONE


Terrence Howard teaches Hi Rhythm Section “Walk Away”


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    “Hercules” from Grammy Award Winning @aaronneville & @dirtydozenbrassband is now available to listen on all platforms!

A brand new version of the Aaron Neville R&B/Soul classic written by legendary New Orleans songwriter Allen Toussaint and originally released in 1973, making this year its 50TH ANNIVERSARY! 

This version is a brand new recording from the Take Me to the River New Orleans soundtrack sessions. Featuring the same lineup and personnel as the track “Stompin’ Ground”, which was featured in the documentary / soundtrack and which, this year, won the GRAMMY for Best American Roots Performance.

Thank you to all the New Orleans artists involved: Aaron Neville, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, @ivanneville, @georgeporterjr, @ianneville504, @erickrasno, @terencehigginsdrummer, @funkybigsam, Fancy Clemons, @getchasumjelly, @ericafalls. Producers @themartinshore, @boomitchellmemphis, @codydickinson, and @petalumarecords.
    We’re teaming up with @neworleansandco & to give 1 lucky winner and a friend the chance to explore New Orleans and its rich culture, culinary and musical highlights this fall during New Orleans Music Month! 

You and a friend could win a trip to New Orleans, LA that includes...

Enjoy a 2-night hotel stay at @kimpton Fontenot

Have a VIP Experience at @jam.nola 

Enjoy a unique musical experience at @preservationhall 

Dine at @ninacompton’s @comperelapin 

Explore @vueorleansnola 

Round trip ground transportation between hotel & airport 

Receive an $800 travel stipend, $150 ride share credit & more!

Visit the link in our bio to enter! 🎶
    We're delighted to be visiting the UK and performing at the @redroosterfestivals in June! 

Join Take Me to the River All Stars the @hi_rhythm_section, @fifemastor, @marcusdscott, @boomitchellmemphis, @themartinshore and more!🎶

Tickets are available at the link in our stories 🎟️
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