Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival

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Country and Region United StatesLouisiana
Type of Festival 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 70119
Phone: (504) 558-6100
Fax: (504) 558-6122
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Festival Description

The blues festival takes place in Lafayette Square Park and entrance is free. In addition to the music there are also oral history interviews that are open to the public, food and craft vendors, a voodoo blues challenge contest, and of course some of the best BBQ in the south!

Festival Dates October 18 - 20, 2013
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Festival Events:

Lineup 2013:
  • Friday, Oct. 18, 2013
    • 5:30pm to 6:45pm — The Iguanas
    • 7:00pm to 8:30pm — James Cotton
  • Saturday, Oct. 19, 2013
    St. Charles Ave Stage:
    • 12:00pm to 1:00pm — Guitar Lightning Lee
    • 2:15pm to 3:15pm — John Mooney
    • 4:30pm to 5:45pm — Sonny Landreth
    • 7:00pm to 8:30pm — Jonny Lang
  • Camp Street Stage:
    • 11:00 am to 12:00pm Rev. John Wilkins
    • 1:00pm to 2:15pm — Blind Boy Paxton
    • 3:15pm to 4:30pm — Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory
    • 5:45pm to 7:00pm — Shemekia Copeland
  • Sunday, Oct. 20, 2013
    St. Charles Ave. Stage:
    • 12:00pm to 1:00pm — Cedric Burnside Project
    • 2:15pm to 3:15pm — Tommy Malone
    • 4:30pm to 5:45pm — The Lee Boys
    • 7:00pm to 8:30pm — Mel Waiters
  • Camp Street Stage:
    • 11:00 am to 12:00pm — Ed Perkins
    • 1:00pm to 2:15pm — Jonathan Boogie Long
    • 3:15pm to 4:30pm — Beverly Guitar Watkins
    • 5:45pm to 7:00pm — Mighty Sam McClain


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Practical Info:

  • Lafayette Square Park
    580 St. Charles Avenue
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Hours
    Saturday — 10:30am - 8:15pm
    Sunday — 10:30am - 7:00pm


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