Young guitar slinger Jonny Lang, legendary harmonica great James Cotton, blues belter Shemekia Copeland and the world-famous Mighty Sam McClain are just a few of the great acts who will appear.
The festival begins with an evening concert on Friday, Oct. 18, and continues with two stages of music, lots of great food, an arts market, an interview stage and our Abita Sports Bar all day on Saturday, Oct. 19, and Sunday, Oct. 20. It all takes place in New Orleans' beautiful Lafayette Square Park.
For the complete schedule, please visit www.CrescentCityBluesFest.com.
Admission to the general public is free.
But for the third year we are offering a limited, exclusive opportunity to purchase access to our VIP guest area. The price is $250 per ticket, plus processing fees of $13.49, for a total of $263.49 per person.
The package includes:
- Access to our VIP viewing area at the St. Charles Avenue stage, with seating areas for stage and side-of-stage viewing. This area also includes a complimentary bar with beer, wine, cocktails and soft drinks.
- Access to our VIP viewing and seating areas directly in front of the Camp Street stage.
- Access to our exclusive VIP hospitality lounge, located in a luxurious condominium across the street from the festival. The lounge is indoors, on the fourth floor of the building, with indoor bathrooms, comfortable seating, a complimentary bar and light snacks - plus balconies that overlook Lafayette Square Park.
Only 95 VIP passes will be sold, so order now. Please note: VIP passes are good for one person only and are not transferrable.
Thank you for supporting the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation is the nonprofit organization that owns the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell. The Foundation uses the proceeds from Jazz Fest, and other funds, for year-round programs in education, economic development and cultural enrichment. For more about the Foundation, please visit our web site here.
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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation
“To promote, preserve, perpetuate and encourage the music, arts, culture and heritage of communities in Louisiana through festivals, programs and other cultural, educational, civic and economic activities.”