Sunshine by the Stars: Celebrating Louisiana's Music

Sunshine by the Stars: Celebrating Louisiana's Music

Sunshine by the Stars: Celebrating Louisiana's Music

An all-star lineup of Louisiana musicians joined in the celebration of Louisiana's Bicentennial.

Lt. Governor Jay Dardenne and Harry Connick, Jr. partnered with LPB to produce this television tribute to Louisiana's indigenous music and its economic drivers of the past 200 years.

The entertainers performed their version of one of Louisiana's state songs "You Are My Sunshine."

BP provided up to $1 million to produce, promote and distribute the documentary. In addition to the musical aspect of the documentary, renowned author and journalist Chris Rose highlights the major industries of Louisiana including agriculture, ports and waterways, oil and gas and tourism.

Performers: The Marsalis Family Irma Thomas Rebirth Brass Band Zion Harmonizers Jerry Lee Lewis Mickey Gilley Tim McGraw Buddy Guy Buckwheat Zydeco Zachary Richard Trombone Shorty Better Than Ezra and Harry Connick Jr


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