Treme Creole Gumbo 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 USA
Phone: +01 504-558-6100
Fax: +01 504-558-6122
Online contact form
http://www.jazzandheritage.org/contact

Festival Description

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation organizes the annual celebration of the cuisine and music of New Orleans. The rich traditions of music and food together with the strong community of the region takes place at the Jazz & Heritage Center. The programming also includes the Holiday Bazaar featuring an outstanding and diverse array of artisan crafts. Local restaurants and caterers will offer up Gumbo — the signature Crescent City dish! The music lineup will showcase traditional New Orleans jazz that originated in the Treme neighborhood as well as more contemporary jazz.

Festival Dates November 9 - 10, 2013
Festival Links

http://www.tremegumbofest.com

Festival Story:

Music, food and shopping combine for a weekend of fun in the historic Treme neighborhood at the Treme Creole Gumbo Festival - another free event brought to you by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation. The Foundation is a nonprofit that owns the Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell. The Foundation uses the proceeds from Jazz Fest, and other funds, for year-round programs in the areas of education, economic development and cultural events. The foundation also owns radio station WWOZ 90.7-FM, the Jazz & Heritage Archive, the Jazz & Heritage Gallery and the Jazz & Heritage Center. The Jazz & Heritage Gala raises funds for foundation programming with a black-tie event to start the Jazz Fest season.

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Festival Events:

Lineup 2012:
  • Saturday, November 10 (11:00am-7:15pm)
    • Pocket Aces Brass Band
    • Lagniappe Brass Band
    • Hot 8 Brass Band
    • The Soul Rebels
    • The Dirty Dozen
  • Sunday, November 11 (11:00am-7:15pm)
    • Baby Boys Brass Band
    • To Be Continued Brass Band
    • Free Agents Brass Band
    • Pinettes Brass Band
    • Stooges Brass Band

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