Glen David Andrews and John Boutte will be among the performers at the sixth annual Treme Creole Gumbo Festival, Nov. 9-10 in Louis Armstrong Park.
Action Jackson will be your emcee for the weekend. Also playing live: singer Robin Barnes and the Original Pinettes Brass Band, among many others. See the full lineup
New this year: A vegan gumbo contest with celebrity judges (there will be plenty of regular gumbo, too), a special appearance by the LadyFest YeMaYa parade and a "shake your tail feather" dance contest of female dance groups.
All that plus a huge arts market and a constellation of the city's best brass bands.
Admission is free.