New Orleans Events

Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival

10/12/2012 - 10/14/2012 | 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 seventh 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. 12-14 at New Orleans' Lafayette Square Park. Admission is free!

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

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