Arts District of New Orleans (ADNO) will host their annual spring event, “Jammin’ on Julia,” on Saturday, May 5th from 6-11 p.m. Taking place in New Orleans’ historic Warehouse Arts District, ADNO’s “Jammin’ on Julia” will have bands taking the stage on the 300 and 500 blocks of Julia Street. Food and refreshments from local vendors will be available including Abita Brewery, Martins Wine Cellar, Jalisco’s Restaurant, Nirvana, NOSH, Flamingo A-Go-Go, and Zippy Fruit. Superior Grill will be serving up their famous Margaritas for Cinco de Mayo. 

The event is free and open to the public. 

Coinciding with New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Cinco de Mayo festivities, this year's Jammin' on Julia is the perfect stop after the Fest or before heading out for the night. Musical performers include: Mariachi Jalisco, Jenn Howard Band, Bon Bon Vivant, Helen Gillet, Vivaz, and Taylor Ott. Special dance performances include: Liquid Rhythm Inc, Dancing Grounds, and the Jailhouse Rockers. Guest appearances from the Merry Antoinettes and the Golden Eagles Mardi Gras Indians. Also on and around Julia Street will be: 8 live painters, 5 public sculptures, a light projection installation by Brennan Steele and Art Sumex - Court 13’s El Toro (featured at last year’s Luna Fête), as well as Michael Feduccia and the Electronic 2nd Line led by “Cash” the mobile DJ booth.

The event hosts art galleries and institutions, visual performances and arts to recognize the diligent ‘rebranding’ and expanding over the past year to become a nationally recognized fine arts, food and performance destination in a compact, coherent and architecturally distinctive historic district. 


~2,500 Arts Patrons Expected

13 galleries (Visit ArtsDistrictNewOrleans.com for a full list)

4 musicians 

  • Jenn Howard Band
  • Bon Bon Vivant
  • Mariachi Jalisco
  • Helen Gillet
  • Vivaz
  • Taylor Ott
  • Michael Feduccia and the Electronic 2nd Line led by “Cash” the mobile DJ Booth

3 dance groups

  • Dancing Grounds
  • Liquid Rhythm Inc
  • Jailhouse Rockers

7 food & drink vendors

  • Superior Grill
  • Jalisco’s
  • Abita Brewery
  • Martins Wine Cellar
  • Flamingo A-Go-Go
  • NOSH
  • Nirvana
  • Zippy Fruit

Street Activations

  • 5 Public Sculptures
  • 8 Live Painters
    • Brent Houzenga
    • Epaul Julien
    • Monica Kelly
    • Dago
    • Jolean Barkley
    • Wendo
    • Monica Kelley
    • Arlyn Sanchez
  • ArtSumex -Court 13 - El Toro
  • Brennan Steele - projection mapping on Octavia Art Gallery
  • Special appearances by Golden Eagles Mardi Gras Indians
  • Merry Antoinettes


Saturday, May 5th, 2018 from 6-11 p.m.


Arts District of New Orleans: 300-500 blocks of Julia Street

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About Arts District of New Orleans
The Arts District of New Orleans (ADNO) is a burgeoning hub for New Orleans’ young professionals and creatives. ADNO strives to connect all aspects of the visual arts, culinary arts, musical arts, and the art of travel to make New Orleans a recognized destination for the arts. ADNO has 13-member contemporary art galleries, three world class museums and institutions presenting visual and performing arts, a rotating outdoor public sculpture collection, and a number of hotels, cafes, bars and renowned restaurants. For more information, visit http://www.artsdistrictneworleans.com.

Media Contact:
Marcela Correa
Director of Arts District New Orleans