Satchmo SummerFest Returns!

Satchmo SummerFest Returns!

WHO: French Quarter Festivals, Inc. presents Satchmo SummerFest 2012
WHERE: New Orleans French Quarter (map)
WHEN: Friday, August 3 – Sunday, August 5, 2012
TICKETS: FREE!!!

Okay, folks, it’s time to hunker down in the sweet heat of the New Orleans French Quarter to indulge the gentle, vibrant, and sexy musical nature of Jazz, for the 12th annual Satchmo SummerFest is finally upon us. This traditional festival is deemed to be “the premier American Jazz festival dedicated to the life, legacy, and music of Louis ‘Satchmo’ Armstrong,” and in such celebration of the timeless musical cultivation that Armstrong so graciously sowed, this weekend is packed full of everything from jazz and funky brass to musical seminars and down-home cuisine.

This year’s artist lineup includes performances from featuring and , , , and the Barbecue Swingers, , , , and many more. Also, be sure to take part in the sacrosanct New Orleans tradition by joining the Second Line Parade following the Mass at St. Augustine Church, and swing and rattle your way into the welcoming world.

For more information on the festival details, click HERE. You can also check out the Satchmo SummerFest highlight reel right here:

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