Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival

Support the Foundation

Location mapped above.

Event Information:

Date:
Notes: Saturday, March 23, and Sunday, March 24 - 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., both days
Admission: Free
Location: Louis Armstrong Park
Address:
901 N. Rampart Street
New Orleans, Louisiana 70116
Phone: (504) 558-6100
Website: View Event Website

Get Directions to This Location:

Entering your address and pressing "Get Directions" will take you away from our site and to Google Maps for directions.



Check out what else we do.

Join our mailing list to keep up on all the latest news and information from the Jazz and Heritage Foundation.

The sixth annual Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival is New Orleans' premier world music event, showcasing the cultural influence of Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean on the Crescent City.

The festival takes place in conjunction with the Tom Dent Congo Square Symposium, which will be held March 22, and the second annual Class Got Brass competition for Louisiana middle and high school brass bands.

NEW IN 2013: KIDS STAGE
This year, we're adding a stage that will feature performances by youth groups from local schools. School-based vocal and instrumental groups are invited to submit an application to perform at the festival. We're especially interested in gospel choirs and jazz groups - but all styles of music are welcome. Please submit an application to perform by clicking here.

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