The Satchmo SummerFest is back on the first weekend of August and will feature two stages of music, a delicious culinary lineup featuring Louisiana restaurants, and an incredible indoor lecture series posted to educate guests on Armstrong’s enduring impact.
The event is scheduled annually to coincide with Louis Armstrong’s birthday on August 4th, with the festival’s first edition taking place on what would’ve been his 100th birthday.
- Tim Laughlin
- Germaine Bazzle
- Herlin Riley
- Big 6 Brass Band
- The New Orleans Gentlemen of Jazz
- Secret Six Jazz Band
- John Boutté
- The Original Pinettes Brass Brand
- Nigel Hall
- Kermit Ruffins
- Da Truth Brass Band
- And more…
- Cafe Dauphine
- Praline Connection
- Plum Street Son Balls
- Ditto’s Did Dat
- Theaudric’s Real Clever Cuisine
- Beaucoup Eats
- 14 Parishes
- Abita Beer
- Wine & Champagne
- Non-alcoholic options
This year’s special events
Music fans of all ages can attend a special performance by some of the city’s youngest and most talented musicians. They will kick off this year’s festival on Saturday at 11:30 am on Esplanade Avenue, right outside the Museum gates.
Satchmo SummerFest Jazz Mass
The Jazz Mass at St. Augustine Church will begin at 10:00 am, where attendees can also enjoy a spirited performance by Treme Brass Band; mass will be held in the Parish Hall.
Satchmo SummerFest Second-Line Parade
The Treme Brass Band will lead attendees out of Sunday mass at 11:15 am in the Treme neighborhood and through the French Quarter for a Second-Line parade to the New Orleans Jazz Museum
When: August 6-7, 2022
Where: New Orleans Jazz Museum 400 Esplanade Avenue, New Orleans, LA
Admission: Pre-registered attendees pay $7, and tickets available at the door for $10
Note: Satchmo SummerFest is a family-friendly festival. Children under 12 enter for free.
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