A special night of music will benefit the Arthur Hardy Fine Arts Scholarship at Brother Martin High School Thursday at Tipitina's, Uptown.

Marty Gras, held in honor of former band director Marty Hurley, will feature local musical luminaries including Flow Tribe, alumnus Stanton Moore and the stage band and drumline from the school.

Hardy and alumnus Keith Spera, music writer for The Times-Picayune and nola.com, will be special guests. Hurley was the assistant director under Hardy for 15 years before he became the director.

Tickets for the show start at $25, with a VIP offering available. The show starts at 6 p.m. at 501 Napoleon Ave. Visit brothermartin.com/martygras.

Email Victor Andrews at vandrews@theadvocate.com.