Things to Do on Thursdays in New Orleans: Jazz in the Park

Jazz Fest in the Park is a weekly, live music concert series that takes place in the heart of Louis Armstrong Park. The 8-week series runs from April 14 to June 9 and features music from some of New Orleans’ renowned artists from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. And it’s FREE!

Due to the tsunami-ish weather we’ve been getting, the event creators are pushing the opener (Thursday, 4/14) to Friday with the same hours as the regular schedule.

FRIDAY, APRIL 15 SCHEDULE

4:00 to 4:30 featuring DJ Cameron Kelly
4:30 to 5:15 Second Line parade featuring Sudan & All for One Brass Band
5:15 to 6:45 Sunpie and the Louisiana Sunspots
7:00 to 8:15 Amanda Shaw

Here’s a list of performers for upcoming weeks:

APRIL 21
Kermit Ruffins & The BBQ Swingers

APRIL 28
New Orleans Jazz Orchestra ft. Irvin Mayfield
The N’awlins Johnnys

MAY 5
Davell Crawford
Stephanie Jordan

MAY 12
Bag of Donuts
Preservation Hall Band

MAY 19
Honey Island Swamp Band
Zion Trinity & Darcy Malone and The Tangle

MAY 26
James Andrews
Colin Lake

JUNE 2
Rockin Dopsie, Jr.
Spodie and The Big Shots

JUNE 9
Very special headliner TBA

Jazz in the Park
Thursdays
April 14 – June 9
4 – 8 p.m.
FREE

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  1. I have always wanted to visit New Orleans! Jazz Fest sounds like so much fun. I plan to visit in the month of May of next year so that is perfect timing for the festival! I really enjoy festivals so I am so glad you mentioned this. I’ll definitely be heading there next year!

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