The eighth annual Algiers Folk Art Festival takes place Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Folk Art Zone and Blues Museum. From 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. enjoy a daylong celebration of art and music in Algiers. This annual festival showcases regional folk music and art throughout the museum, and is FREE to attend.
Fest-goers can expect musical performances from local folk favorites such as Little Freddie King and Sunpie Barnes. Anything from paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry will be for sale and on display. Enjoy a range of cuisine from various food trucks as well. Spend a day in the neighborhood known for its heritage and architecture, Algiers, and discover the art, music and culture unique to its community.
Check Algiers Folk Art Zone’s website here for more information.
Funds raised at the fest will be used to support future programming for the Folk Art Zone.
Located right on Algiers Point, the Algiers Folk Art zone was opened in 2000 by self-taught artist, Charles Gillam. His work pays tribute to Louisiana's rich music heritage and culture. Guided tours, educational...