French Quarter Festival 2009: April 17-19

Published on: February 25th, 2010


French Quarter Festival poster


French Quarter Fest is one of the must-see music festivals in New Orleans. It's the largest free music festival in the entire South, with around 435,000 attendees last year. For 2009, FQF will encompass 18 stages and over 450 performers, with 250 hours of music!

WWOZ will broadcast many of these performances — from jazz and funk to roots and reggae — live from the new Southern Comfort "Esplanade in the Shade" stage at the Old U.S. Mint, so check out our broadcast schedule below and don't miss this amazing weekend of live New Orleans music!

Live Broadcast Schedule


1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Soul Project
2:30 - 3:45 p.m. Honey Island Swamp Band
4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Da Posse featuring Kevin O’Day, Reggie Scanlan, and Dave Malone



11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. The Revealers
4:00 - 5:30 p.m. Ingrid Lucia
5:45 - 7:00 p.m. Astral Project



11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. The Creole Stringbeans
1:00 - 2:15 p.m. Tony Green & Gypsy Jazz
2:30 - 3:45 p.m. Los Poboycitos
4:00 - 5:30 p.m. E.O.E.
5:45 - 7:00 p.m. Big Chief Bo Dollis Jr. & the Wild Magnolias


For more information and the complete schedule of performances and other new stage locations, visit the French Quarter Festival website, or go straight to the music schedule, where you can create your own customized schedule to print out.

The French Quarter Festival is produced by French Quarter Festivals, Inc., a nonprofit organization that also produces Satchmo SummerFest in August and Christmas New Orleans Style in December.

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