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Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival

  • 540 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 250, New Orleans, LA 70130 | P: (504) 558-6100
  • 540 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 250, New Orleans, LA 70130
    P: (504) 558-6100
  • 540 St. Charles Avenue, Suite 250
    New Orleans, LA 70130
    P: (504) 558-6100

Beale Street meets Bourbon Street on Oct. 12-14 at the Lafayette Square Park for the Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival.

Presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, this annual three-day festival will feature live blues performances from some of the best in the Crescent City and beyond, as well as delicious BBQ from some of New Orleans premier BBQ spots.

The 2018 fest will include yet another all-star lineup of musicians and performers such as Jimmie Vaughan, Samantha Fish, and Shemekia Copeland. With the use of both the St. Charles Avenue Stage and the Camp Street Stage, enjoy the blues from sun up until sundown all weekend. The fun doesn’t stop when the curtains go down. Make sure to stop by the artist merchandise tent for autographed copies of CDs, merch and apparel.

For the full line up and schedule of performances, visit here.

Admission to this soulful celebration is free and open to the public. For added comfort and amenities VIP packages are available for purchase here.

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What's Nearby
Lafayette Square

First known as Place Gravier, it became Lafayette Square after Lafayette’s visit to New Orleans in 1825. Located adjascent to Gallier Hall, Lafayette Square has been the site for inaugurations, yearly...