Tremé Culture Fest
Friday, October 18, 2013
Brass Under the Bridge
Location: Lemann Park (1600 Lafitte St. (Claiborne), NOLA, 70112
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)
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
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
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
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.