2020 Cancellation

Amidst growing concerns in the New Orleans community regarding the COVID-19 virus, Young Leadership Council made the difficult decision to cancel its 2020 YLC Wednesday at the Square concert series in accordance with the local and state Stay-at-Home orders. 

How You Can Help 

Donate to YLC 

YLC’s nine community-service projects, in addition to its annual YLC Wednesday at the Square concert series, are funded through donations and sponsorships. 

2020 was the fifteenth-anniversary season for YLC Wednesday at the Square. We encourage you to make a $15 donation today to help support our 2021 season and our projects.

Donate Today

YLC Wednesday at the Square Performers

Please consider purchasing albums and band merchandise directly from the performers who were impacted by the cancellation of our season.

Flow Tribe / Dave Jordan + The N.I.A.

Tab Benoit / The New Orleans Johnnys

Marc Broussard / Erica Falls

Galactic featuring Anjelika Jelly Joseph / The Quickening

Anders Osborne / Daria & the Hip Drops

Andrew Duhon / Alexis & the Samurai

Big Sam’s Funky Nation / N.O.B.A.B.E.

Shamarr Allen / Little Freddie King

Partners-n-Crime and the Big Easy Bounce Band / Robin Barnes & the Fiya Birds

Lost Bayou Ramblers / Margie Perez

YLC Wednesday at the Square Vendors

Our food vendors, nonprofit partners, and artist village artisans will take a financial impact with the cancellation of the 2020 season. Please consider purchasing gift cards, shopping their web stores, and promoting them online to ensure that they are successful during this crisis. 

Food Vendors

Imperial Woodpecker Sno-Balls

Nolé Restaurant

Crêpes à la Cart


Oceana Grill

Crescent City Burgers

Fogo de Chao

Jambalaya Guy

Magazine Pizza

Central City BBQ

AOK Caterer

Fete au Fete


Josephine Estelle

Artist Village Vendors

Bayou Soap Company

Arts Kinetic

Nola Fabiola

Joshua Lee Studio

Coralie Jewelry

Elektra Cosmetics

Bywater Clothing

Art by Jane Brewster

BitLu Boutique

Nola Silver

Wrought Ink

1 of 1 Blazers

Valois Designs

Passion Lilie

Still Waters Jewelry

Bike Easy

Non-profit Spotlights

Susan G. Komen New Orleans


Second Harvest Food Bank

Tulane Canal Neighborhood Development Corporation

Grow Dat Youth Farm

HI New Orleans Hostel

Healthy Gulf (formerly Gulf Restoration Network)

Basket of Hope

NetWork Volunteers