NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Seven Days of Satch presented by Chevron kicks off Monday, July 27 and continues through Sunday, Aug. 2. The virtual celebration brings a entire week of thematic programming on WWOZ, Louis Armstrong-inspired cooking demos on WWL-TV, and a full weekend of original performances and Armstrong scholars broadcast on Facebook. Click here to RSVP to the event.
The event pays tribute to the 20th anniversary of Satchmo SummerFest presented by Chevron, our annual festival dedicated to New Orleans’ beloved native son, Louis Armstrong. During the Seven Days of Satch, we’ll share original performances and lectures from your favorite Satchmo SummerFest artists and scholars on our website and Facebook. Check out our performance schedule below, and for the complete schedule, which includes our WWOZ programming and WWL-TV cooking demos, visit satchmosummerfest.org!
Sponsors for the Seven Days of Satch presented by Chevron include Chevron, New Orleans National Jazz Historical Park, GE, Jack Daniel’s, Abita Brewing Company, New Orleans Jazz Museum, WWL-TV, New Orleans Advocate/Times-Picayune and NOLA.com, OffBeat Magazine, and WWOZ.
“Seven Days of Satch will be a celebration of the music, life and legacy of Louis Armstrong and is part of Chevron’s commitment to the community,” said Leah Brown, Public Affairs Manager for Chevron’s Gulf of Mexico Business Unit. “We’re hopeful that the virtual event – and these amazing Crescent City musicians – will not only reach locals, but also inspire a new generation of jazz fans across the country and around the world. Chevron is proud to be a part of it.”