NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Shaggadelic and Raw Revolution, Russell Batiste and Friends, Wynton, Vegas Cola, Mykia Jovan, and Sporty’s Brass Band are just some of the musical acts set to perform at the Loving Our Community As Louisiana (LOCALS’) Festival, Saturday, September 10th at Louis Armstrong Park, 901 Rampart St. in New Orleans, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is free to the general public. More event details are available at

Launched in 2019 by Ryan Batiste, a Dillard University graduate and son of David Batiste of the internationally renowned Batiste Brothers Band, the LOCALS’ Festival aims to bring the community together by highlighting stellar New Orleans-bred and local musicians, small businesses, and Louisiana’s grassroots culture. 

Sponsors include the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy and the New Orleans Tourism and Cultural Fund.