Treme' Culture Fest

New Orleans, LA

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Tremé Culture Fest

 

Friday, October 18, 2013

            Brass Under the Bridge

            Location: Lemann Park (1600 Lafitte St. (Claiborne), NOLA, 70112

            Hours: 6pm-11pm

            Admission: FREE

            Activities: Brass Under the Bridge is a communal gathering of thousands of Tremé residents, locals, and visitors to celebrate the brass music    culture of Tremé.

 

Saturday, October 19, 2013

            Tremé Music Concert

            Location: Armstrong Park (835 N. Rampart St. NOLA, 70116)

            Hours: 11am-6pm

            Admission: FREE

            Activities: Music festival in Armstrong Park featuring local and national artists. Diverse selection of local food and craft vendors.

           

            Tremé Lecture Series

            Location: Perseverance Hall inside Armstrong Park

            Hours: TBA

            Admission: FREE

            Prominent authors, scholars, and community activists lead in-depth discussions on a wide range of issues affecting Tremé. Topics    include  historical significance, urban renewal, and gentrification.

 

Sunday, October 20, 2013

            Jazz Mass Sunday

            Location: St. Augustine Church (1210 Governor Nicholls St. NOLA, 70116

            Hours: 11am

            Admission: FREE

            A traditional Jazz Mass in remembrance of the War of the Pews when the free Blacks of Tremé provided the first exclusive place of worship for     the enslaved in America.

 

            Tremé United Second Line

            Location: (Traditional route ending at Armstrong Park for closing music concert)

            Hours: Immediately following Jazz Mass
           
Admission: FREE

            A one of a kind event where competing Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs come together to form one Second Line in honor of this most exuberant and celebratory of Tremé community traditions. This event attracts thousands of followers for miles!

 

For more information please call, New Orleans Multicultural Tourism Network at 504-523-5652.