Danny Barker Banjo and Guitar Festival

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Danny barker at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. (Photograph by Michael P. Smith © Historic New Orleans Collection)

New Orleans – The 6th annual Danny Barker Banjo & Guitar Festival is taking place this weekend, January 15 – 19, 2020.

According to neworleans.com, the 5 day festival celebrates the life and legacy of Danny Barker with music performances, a variety of panel discussion and workshops, special outings and events and so much more.

Below is a list of scheduled events:

Thursday, January 16

The Life and Legacy of Danny Barker: Great Music & Talk – 1-3 p.m.

The New Orleans Jazz Museum 

Banjo & Guitar Clinic – 2-3:15 p.m.

The University of New Orleans 

Danny Barker Birthday Bash 8-10 p.m.

Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro 

 

Friday, January 17

Whitney Plantation Tour – 9 a.m.

The Whitney Plantation

Banjo & Guitar Clinic – 2:30 – 3:45 p.m.

New Orleans Center for Creative Arts 

The Life and Legacy of Danny Barker: Great Music & Talk – 3-5 p.m.

The New Orleans Jazz Museum 

International Barker – 8-11 p.m.

Xavier University 

Saturday, January 18

Danny Barker Resurgent Band Parade – 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. 

Route TBA

Maria Muldaur: A Tribute to Blue Lu & Danny Barker – 8 p.m.  

Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro 

Sunday, January 19 

The Life and Legacy of Danny Barker: Great Music & Talk – 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

The New Orleans Jazz Museum

Danny Barker Day Parade  – 11 a.m.-Noon

Route TBA

Danny & Blue Lu Stage – 1-4 p.m.

The New Orleans Jazz Museum 

 

 

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