Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival

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Country and Region United StatesLouisiana
Type of Festival Dance, Drama, Music
Location of Festival New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Festival Contact Information

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation, Inc.
1205 N. Rampart Street
New Orleans LA 70116
Phone: +01 504-558-6100
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Festival Description

It’s a Congo Square weekend, with a festival, a symposium, a major brass band challenge and a slew of surrounding events. From the Congo to Cuba, from Brazil to Basin Street and New Orleans “bounce,” the universal drum will beat in Armstrong Park, when the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation presents the annual Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival. Newly reopened after years of post-Katrina repair, the park will come alive with the sounds of the African Diaspora. Admission is free.

Festival Dates March 23 - 24, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Red Baraat
  • Pedrito Martinez
  • Africa Brass
  • OTRA
  • Alfred “Uganda” Roberts
  • Class Got Bras
  • Stooges Brass Band
  • 3D Na’Tee


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