Monday, July 28, 2014

Satchmo SummerFest to honor Lionel Ferbos

Posted By on Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 10:54 AM

Lionel Ferbos performed at previous Satchmo SummerFests. - RICK ROGERS
  • Lionel Ferbos performed at previous Satchmo SummerFests.
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.

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