Tremé/7th Ward Arts and Culture Festival

  • New Orleans, LA 70112
  • New Orleans, LA 70112

  • New Orleans, LA 70112
  • Dates: May 25, 2018 - May 27, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Various Locations Throughout Tremé and the 7th Ward
  • Price: Both free and paid events. See website for details.

Tremé and the 7th Ward have given life to some of New Orleans’ (and the world’s) most famous works of art, music, and culture.

To celebrate these historic, thriving areas, the Tremé/7th Ward neighborhoods host an annual, free spring festival that features neighborhood tours, bar crawls, a Gospel breakfast, and a Congo Square second line!

Under the Bridges Arts and Culture Festival

This free two-day music festival is open to the public and takes place in the spring under I-10 between Basin Street & St. Bernard Avenue along North Claiborne Avenue. Attendees can expect to see live music legends, local cuisine, and crafts, as well as community organizations and city partners who will share the history and significance of these neighborhoods.

The Lineup

This year’s entertainment lineup includes:

  • Tremé Brass Band

  • Shannon Powell

  • James Andrews

  • Original Royal Players Brass Band

  • Corey Henry & The Tremé Funkets

  • Irish P

  • Dat Boi Cue

  • Young Podie and the Big Shots

  • Ragin Rebelz

  • Bamboula 2000

  • Babydolls

  • Kid Merv & All That Jazz

  • Meregue 4

  • Andrews Family Band

  • Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs

  • Niesha Ruffins

  • Y’israel Trio

  • Bernell with the All Starz Brass Band

  • Kermit Ruffins & the BBQ Swingers

...and more! Performances run from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. See the full schedule here.

Additional Information

Attendees will have the opportunity to participate in a Gospel breakfast, Congo Square second line, tours of the neighborhoods, panel discussions, and more.

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