Two free music festivals this weekend in New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (BRPROUD) – Residents have the opportunity to experience two free festivals this weekend in New Orleans.

Want to buy local art? Artists will sell their works at the Marché des Arts during the festivals. Local food vendors will also sell their delicious cuisines.

The Tremé Creole Gumbo and Congo Square Rhythms festivals will take place from Saturday March 26 to Sunday March 27 at Louis Armstrong Park. Admission to the festival is free but donation boxes will be set up at the entrances to the park.

Pets, video recording performers and outside food are not allowed.

Check food vendors and the Art Market here.

Saturday March 26

  • Congo Square Rhythms Scene
    • drum circle
    • Margie and Sula introduce the Wanderfuls
    • casmed
    • The Caesar Brothers with top chef Juan Pardo
    • Erica Falls
    • Big Chief Monk Boudreaux and the Golden Eagles
    • Cyril Neville with Omari Neville and fuel
  • Tremé Creole Gumbo Stage
    • Paulin Brothers Brass Band
    • The Stooges Marching Band
    • Tonya Boyd Canon
    • brazen kings
    • James Andrew
    • Renaissance marching band

Sunday March 27

  • Congo Square Rhythms Stage
    • drum circle
    • Tekrema African Dance
    • N’Kafu n Culu
    • Kumbuka Dance Collective
    • Nkiruka Drumming and Dance Ensemble
    • N’Fungola Sibo
    • Bambola 2000
    • Mardi Gras Indian Battle
    • Cha Wa
  • Tremé Creole Gumbo Stage
    • Gerald French & the Original Tuxedo Brass Band
    • Treme Brass Band
    • Charmaine Neville
    • Kinfolk Brass Band
    • Pinettes Original Brass Band
    • Hot 8 Brass Band

Learn more about the festival here.

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