YLC Wednesday at the Square

YLC Wednesday at the Square, presented by AOS Interior Environments, is a free 10-concert spring music series with food and beverage sales supporting Young Leadership Council's mission to build young professional leadership through community service.

YLC Wednesday at the Square
presented by
AOS Interior Environments

Free 10-Concert Series • Wednesdays 5-8 pm at Lafayette Square

WATS crowd shot from stage


About YLC Wednesday at the Square

YLC Wednesday at the Square is a free, 10-concert music series in the heart of New Orleans’ Central Business District. Proceeds from food and drink sales benefit the Young Leadership Council’s community service projects, designed not only to improve the quality of life in the Greater New Orleans area but also to foster leadership skills in young professionals.

Cost and Tickets

The concert series is free and open to the public, supported by sponsors and food and drink sales. Food and drink tickets may be purchased at designated booths at the square.

A VIP Area is available for patrons who wish to have the best YLC Wednesday at the Square experience. VIP Passes offer access to an exclusive viewing area in front of the stage, three Abita beers, and an exclusive bathroom on-site. VIP Passes will be available for purchase in 2020.

Food and Drink

Outside food and beverages are prohibited. Please remember, this is a fundraiser and your food and drink purchases at YLC Wednesday at the Square keep the concerts free.  All food and beverages are available for purchase using tickets.

Tickets can be purchased at each concert with cash or credit card.  Bulk ticket purchases can be arranged in advance for amounts over $300. Please reach out to Liz Waller at liz@ylcnola.org to purchase! 

Official Wednesday at the Square Tee

Official Wednesday at the Square t-shirts are now available online at Bywater Clothing!  All proceeds will support the Young Leadership Council’s community service projects.

Attention: Pet Owners

For the protection of our YLC Wednesday at the Square patrons, all pets must be kept on a leash with a maximum length of 6 feet at all times. Animals exhibiting aggressive behavior are not permitted. Owners are asked to immediately remove an animal that exhibits aggressive behavior. By entering the concert area, owners agree to be solely liable for the actions of their pets. If we find your pet to be a risk to other patrons, you will be asked to leave.

Lost and Found

Please call the YLC Office at (504) 585-1500 x 0 or email info@ylcnola.org.

Volunteer at the Square

YLC Wednesday at the Square is made possible by hundreds of volunteers who serve beer, sell food and drink tickets, and give audience surveys each week of our concert series. Don’t miss this opportunity to have a great time while supporting YLC’s mission to build leaders through community service. Volunteers receive three Abita beers, food tickets, and a complimentary t-shirt.

Sign Up to Volunteer

Sponsorship Opportunities Available

Sponsorship opportunities, including private hospitality tents and video board signage featured on the stage, are open for the 2020 concert series. To inquire about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Liz Waller at liz@ylcnola.org.