Saturday Music Event

9 – 10:15 PM—Music Event Lulu White: The Queen of Storyville New Orleans singer and entertainer Anais St. John brings her latest cabaret show to the Festival: the story of Lulu White, brothel madam and shrewd entrepreneur, who reigned over New Orleans’ red light district, Storyville, in the early 1900s. Anais brings to life the…

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Sunday Music 1

11:30 AM – 12:45 PM THE TIN MEN: EARLY AMERICAN POP AND FATS WALLER Described by Rolling Stone as “a uniquely funky power trio,” The Tin Men combine the unlikely instrumentation of sousaphone, washboard, and guitar to form one of New Orleans’ most originally entertaining groups. Performing together since 2002, Washboard Chaz, Matt Perrine, and…

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Sunday Music 2

1 – 2:15 PM BANU GIBSON: THE POETS OF TIN PAN ALLEY Rather than a full length Tennessee William’s play, those crafting The Great American Songbook shared their stories in 32-bar refrains. They used words floating on melodies to charm and engage the mind of the listeners. Join jazz singer Banu Gibson, honored by the…

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Sunday Music 3

2:30 – 3:15 PM NEW ORLEANS RAGTIME ORCHESTRA: RAGS, MARCHES, AND THE BLUES Organized in 1967 by Lars Edegran and performing at the first Jazz Fest 50 years ago, New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra continues the tradition of creating unique magic by playing classic ragtime with the swinging beat of New Orleans jazz. The cakewalks, marches,…

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