Jazz at Congo Square features Uptown Jazz Orchestra, other acts

Delfeayo Marsalis and the Uptown Jazz Orchestra will host the Inaugural Jazz at Congo Square, a free celebration of New Orleans music, culture and traditions in Armstrong Park on Sunday, August 8, from 1 to 7 p.m. The festival will feature a variety of artists who have contributed the city’s local scene and the international music community.

Jazz at Congo Square was created to promote and maintain the significance of Congo Square, while highlighting why the space is and should remain a historical landmark in New Orleans. The festival will also feature local art and merchandise vendors and food from local restaurants, chefs and purveyors. Nonprofit organizations who share a similar mission of preserving New Orleans will also be represented.

Continue reading on offbeat.com.

Post a Comment