Photo of Wayne Toups by Hannah Richardson

NRMC Live music will be back on the Natchitoches River Bank Friday, Nov. 20 at 6:30 p.m. on the Natchitoches downtown riverbank stage during a concert honoring Healthcare Heroes.

Badd Apple will open for Johnny Earthquake and the Moon Dogs, with special guest, world-renowned musician Wayne Toups. The concert is presented by the Natchitoches Jazz and R&B Festival. Tickets will be available at the gate for $10 general admission and $5 for healthcare workers and first responders with ID. Cash only will be accepted at the gate however advance tickets may be purchased online at https//

All proceeds will support the Natchitoches Regional Medical Center Foundation Moms and Babies Campaign to provide advanced technology and medical equipment for the Labor and Delivery and Nursery Departments. The NRMC wants to ensure that even the tiniest of patients receive excellent care. This is a COVID-19 compliant event. Space will be limited to accommodate social distancing. The amphitheater area will be reserved for our sponsors. Concert attendees are asked to bring their personal lawn chairs and no ice chests will be allowed.