I ask you to pray for and support in whatever way the Lord may direct you, Lauren Daigle. She has been unjustly targeted by the Mayor or New Orleans, Mayor Cantrell, for being in the right place at the right time. Lauren was out riding her bike, socially distanced, when someone asked her to sing a song at an open air gathering. Let me repeat, not an enclosed space, but an open air gathering. The mayor seems to think she should be punished and denied the invitation to sing in a NO New Year’s celebration.
On Thursday afternoon, singer Laure Daigle responded to the mayor’s request for her to be excluded from the New Year’s Eve festivities.
Lauren Daigle’s full statement can be read below.
I love the city of New Orleans. Its music, culture and creative people are unlike any other, and its rich history should be celebrated. That is what my work within the city has always focused on – my deep desire to see New Orleans and its music scene flourish.Continue reading