Al Copeland stage groundbreaking

June 28, 2013 | Updated: 10:37 a.m., August 25, 2014

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Today was the official groundbreaking for the Al Copeland Concert Meadows Stage at Metairie’s Lafreniere Park.

Ultimately, the stage will be accompanied by a memorial garden and a statue of the late Popeyes founder.

The entire project is being funded by the Copeland family and the Al Copeland Foundation for cancer research.