Located at the foot of Esplanade Avenue, the New Orleans Jazz Museum, located in the Old U.S. Mint, is a national historic landmark that is part of the Louisiana State Museum system.
The New Orleans Jazz Museum is strategically located at the intersection of the city’s French Quarter and the Frenchmen Street live music corridor. The Museum celebrates the history of jazz, in all its forms, through dynamic interactive exhibits, multigenerational educational programming, research facilities, and engaging musical performances. For further details, visit NOLAjazzmuseum.org.
You can hear great music from some of New Orleans’ best contemporary artists in the state-of-the-art performance venue on the New Orleans Jazz Museum’s third floor. The Museum uses the space for evening programs, solo and small group concerts and special events while the New Orleans Jazz National Historic Park offers daily live music programs for local residents and visitors to the Museum. Learn more and find a calendar of events at MusicAtTheMint.org
This two-day celebration is one of the only festivals in the world dedicated to honoring Louis Armstrong and features 2 stages of music, a delicious culinary lineup featuring Louisiana restaurants, and an incredible indoor lecture series poised to educate guests on Armstrong’s history and enduring impact.
Satchmo SummerFest is scheduled annually to coincide with Louis Armstrong’s birthday on August 4th; the first festival took place on what would have been his 100th birthday, the same year the New Orleans airport was renamed Louis Armstrong International Airport.
11:30am – The Roots of Music
GE Stage (Esplanade Side)
12:00 pm – Tim Laughlin
1:30 pm – Treme Brass Band
3:00 pm – The Nayo Jones Experience
4:40 pm – Leroy Jones & New Orleans’ Finest
6:20 pm – Herlin Riley
Fidelity Bank Stage (Barracks Side)
12:20 pm – Preservation Brass
1:50 pm – Louis Armstrong’s All Stars Tribute
3:30 pm – Germaine Bazzle
5:00 pm – The New Orleans Gentlemen of Jazz
6:40 pm – Big 6 Brass Band
Discussions and Presentations: The Satchmo Legacy Stage
1:00 pm – Lawrence Cotton interviewed by Gwen Thompkins (Also streamed live on French Quarter Festivals, Inc. Facebook & YouTube)
2:00 pm – The Real Ambassadors: Louis Armstrong’s Jazz Opera Collaboration with Dave and Iola Brubec Author Keith Hatschek presents the story of the Brubecks’ jazz musical that starred Louis Armstrong
3:00 pm – The Real Ambassadors - a Listening Party with Keith Hatschek & Ricky Riccardi (Also streamed live on French Quarter Festivals, Inc. Facebook & YouTube)
4:00 pm – Jewel Brown interviewed by Ricky Riccardi - Ricky Riccardi interviews Jewel Brown, female vocalist with Armstrong’s All-Stars from 1961 to 1968 (Also streamed live on French Quarter Festivals, Inc. Facebook & YouTube)
More information at https://satchmosummerfest.org/