Satchmo SummerFest

  • 400 N. Peters St., Suite 205, New Orleans, LA 70116 | P: (504) 522-5730
  • 400 N. Peters St., Suite 205, New Orleans, LA 70116
    P: (504) 522-5730
  • 400 N. Peters St., Suite 205
    New Orleans, LA 70116
    P: (504) 522-5730

Satchmo SummerFest is an annual festival honoring the great Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong, the legendary jazz musician born and raised in New Orleans, whose raspy voice and instrumental skills are known far and wide. Satchmo is a beloved figure in New Orleans, and his influence on the genre of jazz, music in general, and the city of New Orleans is prevalent all across the Crescent City.

This year’s Satchmo SummerFest takes place from August 3-5, with its headquarters for fest-goers at the New Orleans Jazz Museum (previously the Old U.S. Mint). The weekend will feature live music shows, food, drink, and special events including seminars and lectures

The music lineup will include a wide range of diverse artists such as: 

  • Ellis Marsalis
  • The Mahogany Brass Band 
  • Irma Thomas
  • Yoshio Toyama & the Dixie Saints
  • Tm Laughlin
  • Big Chief Donald Harrison Jr. 

Plus, many more! For the full lineup and schedule specifics, visit here

For more information about Satchmo SummerFest, head to the festival’s official website here.

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