Tickets available now for Highway to the Danger-Free Zone: a Night of Music benefitting APEX Youth Center

In an evening promoting community involvement, singer-songwriter and bandleader Kelcy Mae has assembled six New Orleans acts for a night of music, put on by the music community, to honor the hard work of Central City's APEX Youth Center. APEX Youth Center offers the city's youth a place to learn and grow in a safe environment. The multi-genre concert and benefit brings a diverse group of musicians and audiences together in an effort to reduce violence and create opportunities .

"Highway to the Danger-Free Zone" will feature music by:

The Honorable South
The Local Skank
Kelcy Mae Band
Micah McKee and Little Maker
Fo On The Flo w/ Slangston Hughes
Jonathan Brown 

APEX—Always Pursuing Excellence—is a non-profit, community-based youth center located in Central City. They offer local youth a safe space to laugh, learn, play and grow; while providing a meal, mentoring, tutoring, community service opportunities, recreation, and other structured activities.

Visit for more details on the organization and the work of those dedicated to building a brighter future for area youth.

Proceeds from the event benefit APEX Youth Center. Attendees can make donations to APEX Youth Center at the event, online via the APEX website (

This is a smoke-free event for people ages 18+. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door.