Pin It

Treme musicians fill Treme Fall Festival 

The festival is Sept. 30-Oct. 2

click to enlarge kermit_ruffins_bsr.jpg

The festival honors drummer Benny Jones Sr., and a performance by the Treme All-Stars includes several musicians who lived in Treme, including Kermit Ruffins (pictured), James Andrews, Shannon Powell and others. Also performing Saturday are Little Freddie King, Tank & the Bangas, Glen David Andrews, TBC Brass Band, Doreen Ketchens, Zulu Connection African Drumming and Stilt Walkers, Casa Samba and others. On Sunday, a jazz Mass marks the 175th anniversary of St. Augustine Catholic Church, followed by a reception. The festival is organized by the Historic Faubourg Treme Association to raise money for repairs to St. Augustine Catholic Church. There is a festival patron party at 6 p.m. Friday at the George & Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center. Call (504) 500-1903 for information.

Pin It


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Submit an event Jump to date

More by Will Coviello

Spotlight Events

  • Tig Notaro @ Joy Theater
    1200 Canal St.

    • Fri., Oct. 21, 9 p.m.
  • The Toxic Avenger @ The Theatre at St. Claude
    2240 St. Claude Ave.

    • Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m., Sun., Oct. 23, 9:30 p.m., Sun., Oct. 30, 8 p.m. and Mon., Oct. 31, 8 p.m. Continues through Oct. 28
  • 4000 Miles @ Ashe Cultural Arts Center
    1712 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.

    • Wednesdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m., Sun., Oct. 23, 2 p.m. and Sun., Oct. 30, 2 p.m. Continues through Nov. 5
  • Close Me Out @ Hi-Ho Lounge
    2239 St. Claude Ave.

    • First Saturday of every month
  • St. Claude Second Saturdays @ St. Claude Arts District
    2820 St. Claude Ave.

    • Second Saturday of every month
    • 4 going/interested

© 2016 Gambit
Powered by Foundation