French Quarter Festivals
announced it will honor Lionel Ferbos, who died July 17 at the age or 103, at Satchmo SummerFest (July 31-Aug. 3). There will be tributes to Ferbos by Leroy Jones during his set at 6:45 p.m. Friday and Lars Edegran & His New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra at noon Saturday and Kermit Ruffins at the Trumpet Tribute to Louis Armstrong at 7:30 p.m. Sunday.
There is a wake for Ferbos from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday at Charbonnet Labat Funeral Home
and a visitation from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday at Corpus Christi Epiphany Catholic Church