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Celebrate the Mighty Legacy of Mississippi Delta Blues with NOLA River Fest

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – The 11th annual NOLA River Festival is back at the New Orleans Jazz Museum.

NOLA River Festival celebrates the cultural, economic, environmental, and inspirational impacts of the Mississippi River and its inhabitants on the Crescent City and the entire Gulf South region. The all-day festival at the New Orleans Jazz Museum will include live music, presentations and panels, walking tours, delicious local food vendors and a full bar, and more.

This year’s theme is MISSISSIPPI DELTA BLUES, one of the earliest forms of blues originated in the Mississippi Delta.

The festival is free and open to the public as well as streaming on Facebook.

More information coming soon. For questions and sponsorship opportunities, please contact info@nolajazzmuseum.org

2023 NOLA River Fest Line Up
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Treme-Lafitte Brass Band Ft. the N’awlins D’awlins Babydolls (Starting at Jackson Square)
12 p.m. – 12:40 p.m. Caesar Brothers Funk Box
1 p.m. – 1:40 p.m. Funky Friends
2 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Shawn Williams 
3:20 p.m. – 4:20 p.m. Ed Wills & Blues 4 Sale
4:40 p.m. – 5:40 p.m. Lynn Drury
6 p.m. – 7 p.m. Little Freddie King
2023 NOLA River Panel Discussions in the 3rd Floor Performance Center
12 p.m. – 1 p.m. At the water’s edge: Performing water in New Orleans
2 p.m. – 3 p.m. Rituals: Survival, Resistance, Joy with Tank Ball 
Walking Tours
Full Bar
Jazz Museum Exhibits & More.
2023 NOLA River Fest Food Vendors
Fresh Fruit Sensations
Meyer’s Frozen Lemonade
Street & Soul 504
The Whiticar’s Effect

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