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Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival

DATE
Fri, Oct 14, 2011
through Sun, Oct 16, 2011

WWOZ will be broadcasting live from the sixth annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation. Some of the confirmed acts include: Walter "Wolfman" Washington, Lil Freddie King, Campbell Brothers, Betty Lavette, King James and the Special Men, Tab Benoit and Luther Kent and Eric Lindell. Stay tuned as we add more acts to the live broadcast!

The fest celebrates Southern soul with the best in local and international blues and R&B talent, plus the greatest assemblage of home-style barbecue to be found in New Orleans. It takes place Oct. 14-16 at New Orleans' Lafayette Square Park. Admission is free!

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14 
St. Charles Ave. Stage 
5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Henry Butler 
6:45 pm to 8:00 pm Walter "Wolfman" Washington
 
SATURDAY, OCT. 15 
Camp Street Stage 
11:00 am to 12:00 pm Washboard Chaz Blues Trio 
1:15 pm to 2:15 pm Jimmie Duck Holmes
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm South Memphis String Band
5:45 pm to 6:45 pm Mel Waiters
 
St. Charles Ave. Stage 
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm King James & the Special Men
2:15 pm to 3:30 pm Little Freddie King 
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm Tab Benoit 
6:45 pm to 8:00 pm Kenny Wayne Shepherd
 
SUNDAY, OCT. 16 
Camp Street Stage
11:00 am to 12:00 pm Homemade Jamz
1:15 pm to 2:15 pm Willie "Big Eyes" Smith 
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm Super Chikan & Watermelon Slim 
5:45 pm to 6:45 pm Marcia Ball
 
St. Charles Ave. Stage
12:00 pm to 1:15 pm Eric Lindell
2:15 pm to 3:30 pm Luther Kent & Trick Bag 
4:30 pm to 5:45 pm The Campbell Brothers 
6:45 pm to 8:00 pm Bettye LaVette 
 

 

VENUE

Lafayette Square
Lafayette Square
602 Camp Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
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