New Orleans Events

Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival

10/17/2014 - 10/19/2014 | Lafayette Square, New Orleans

New Orleans has a reputation for good music, and great food. In keeping with that reputation, the Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, presented by the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation, allows patrons to experience the best of both worlds. The ninth annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival celebrates Southern soul with the best in local and internatoinal blues and R&B talent, plus the greatest assemblage of home-style barbecue to be found in New Orleans. It takes place Oct. 17-19 at New Orleans' Lafayette Square Park. Admission is free!

Highlighting this year's schedule: Bobby Rush, Walter "Wolfman" Washington and many more.

Festival hours are 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. on Friday, and 11:00 a.m. - 8:30 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For additional information and a map of the festival grounds, please visit