The seventh annual Algiers Folk Art Festival takes place Saturday, Nov. 3 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.
Fest-goers can expect musical performances by Little Freddie King, the Confetti Kids, Dave and Bob Acoustic and Bruce “Sunpie” Barnes. The Algiers Folk Art Festival will be hosted by Tyrone McFloyd with sounds by Passion Entertainment.
Anything from paintings, photography, pottery and jewelry will be for sale and on display. Highlighted visual artists will include Charles Gillam, Sr., founder of the Algiers Folk Art Festival, Jean-Marcel St. Jacques, Maggie McEleney and many more!
Check Algiers Folk Art Zone’s website here for updates on lineup and more.
Jamaican-Creole fusion cuisine will be available for purchase from Afrodisiac Nola as well as drink vendors.
Funds raised at the fest will be used to support future programming for the Folk Art Zone.
Spend a day in the neighborhood known for its heritage and architecture, Algiers, and discover the art, music and culture unique to its community.