2015 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival

Oct 16–18, 2015
Friday, Oct. 16: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 17, and Sunday, Oct. 18: 11:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Lafayette Square Park
540 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
Admission: Free

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The 10th annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival celebrates the soul of the South in music and food, featuring music on two stages, a smorgasbord of barbeque and other delicious smoked treats and a huge arts market. We return to Lafayette Square Park in New Orleans Oct. 16-18, 2015.

We are pleased to announce that the following artists are confirmed to perform at the 2015 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival:

Ruthie Foster
Marcia Ball
Denise LaSalle
Mason Ruffner
Swamp Dogg
Lurrie Bell
Jarekus Singleton
Kenny Neal
Mr. Sipp, "The Mississippi Blues Man"
Mitch Woods & His Rocket 88s
Little Freddie King
Walter "Wolfman" Washington
Christone "Kingfish" Ingram
Brint Anderson Band
An Excello Records reunion featuring: Lazy Lester, Carol Fran, Classie Ballou and Jockey Etienne, plus Li'l Buck Sinegal and Lee Allen Zeno

We'll be announcing more performers soon, so stay tuned.

VIP Experience Passes - On Sale Now
To help recoup some of our costs, we put on sale a very limited number of special VIP Experience backstage passes. These provide access to special viewing and seating areas at both stages, a complimentary bar and a deluxe hospitality suite with air conditioning and indoor bathrooms. The VIP Experience passes cost $250 each (plus a service charge of $13.49), and are good for the entire weekend. We do not sell single-day passes. The passes are not transferrable (from one person to another) and all sales are final (no refunds). For additional information and to order online, please see here.

Meanwhile, check out the details of the 2014 event here.

FOOD VENDOR APPLICATION, Deadline, July 10

CRAFTS VENDOR APPLICATION, Deadline, July 10

 




Blues & BBQ Festival Archive:

2014's Line-up and Festival Details
2013's Line-up and Festival Details
2012's Line-up and Festival Details
2011's Line-up and Festival Details
2010's Line-up and Festival Details
2009's Line-up and Festival Details
2008's Line-up and Festival Details
2007's Line-up and Festival Details

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2015 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival gratefully acknowledges the following sponsors:

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation, Inc.