One of FestivALL Charleston\u2019s most popular events, the Mayor\u2019s Concert, returns for FestivALL 11 on June 25 at the Clay Center with Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue.\r\n\r\nFronted by New Orleans native Troy \u201cTrombone Shorty\u201d Andrews, the band melds funk, rock, jazz and hip-hop, punctuated by a lively brass and percussion ensemble. Andrews, who also sings, began playing at the tender age of 6 and was touring internationally by the time he was 12. He went on to play with brass bands in New Orleans through his teen years and toured worldwide with Lenny Kravitz.\r\n\r\nHis band, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue has toured extensively, both across the United States and throughout the world. The group\u2019s debut album, 2010\u2019s \u201cBackatown,\u201d was nominated for a Grammy and 2011\u2019s \u201cFor True\u201d topped the Billboard Contemporary Jazz Chart for 12 weeks.\r\n\r\nTrombone Shorty also has numerous television credits to its name, from appearances on several episodes of HBO\u2019s post-Hurricane Katrina themed show, \u201cTreme,\u201d to performances on \u201cThe Tonight Show with Jay Leno,\u201d \u201cJimmy Kimmel Live,\u201d \u201cLate Night with Jimmy Fallon\u201d and \u201cConan.\u201d In 2012 Andrews performed at the White House in honor of Black History Month, joining such music greats as B.B. King, Mick Jagger, Jeff Beck and Booker T. Jones. He also performed alongside Madonna, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis and Mary Lambert at the most recent Grammy Awards.\r\n\r\nAndrews advocates and supports music education in New Orleans schools through the Trombone Shorty Foundation that donates instruments and in 2012 he was awarded Tulane University\u2019s President\u2019s Medal for his work.\r\n\r\nTickets for the 8 p.m. June 25 concert go on sale 10 a.m. Mar. 16 at the Clay Center, either through its website at www.theclaycenter.org or by calling the box office at 304-561-3570. Ticket prices are $15, $25, $35 and $45.\r\n\r\nThis year\u2019s concert, presented for the first time in collaboration with the Clay Center, is sponsored by Mayor Danny Jones, Andrew Jordon of Pritchard Mining, Laurance Jones III and AARP.