French Quarter Festival announces 2016 musical lineup

Final Day of French Quarter Fest is Full of Fun

Kenny Lopez Reports 04/13/14

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The 33rd Annual French Quarter Festival presented by Chevron will feature Ellis Marsalis, the Hot 8 Brass Band and many more. The musical lineup was announced Wednesday by organizers.

A full schedule will be released in March.

French Quarter Festival will take place April 7-10.

It’s the largest showcase of Louisiana music in the world. And it’s absolutely free.

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Thursday, April 7, 2016
Bag of Donuts
Bruce Daigrepont Cajun Band
Cha Wa*
Charlie Wooten Project*
Cowboy Mouth*
Deacon John
Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Jazz Orchestra
The Dixie Cups
The Doghill Stompers
Ellis Marsalis
Fredy Omar con su Banda
The Joe Krown Trio w/Walter Wolfman Washington & Russell Batiste Jr.
John “Papa” Gros
John Boutte
Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers
Lynn Drury Band
The New Orleans Suspects
Panorama Jazz Band
PresHall Brass
Sonny Landreth*
The Revelers
The Tin Men

Friday, April 8, 2016
The Allyn Robinson Project
Andre Bouvier and the Royal Bohemians
Audacity Brass Band
Babineaux Sisters Band
Banu Gibson and New Orleans Hot Jazz
The Batture Boys, featuring Tommy Malone & Ray Ganucheau*
Ben Polcer and the Grinders
Benny Grunch and the Bunch
Bill Summers & Jazalsa
Chris Mulé and the Perpetrators
Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band
Connie Jones and the FQF All Stars
Davell Crawford
Dex Daley & Jam-X*
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
The Dukes Of Dixieland
Hot 8 Brass Band
The Irene Sage Band
Irma Thomas, Soul Queen of New Orleans
James Andrews
Johnny J. and the Hitmen
Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes
Kid Merv & All That Jazz
Kim Carson and the Real Deal
Leroy Jones’ Original Hurricane Brass Band
Leroy Thomas & the Zydeco Roadrunners
Little Maker*
Lost Bayou Ramblers
Marc Stone
Mason Ruffner*
Mia Borders
Monk Boudreaux and the Golden Eagles
New Birth Brass Band
New Orleans Cottonmouth Kings
New Orleans Nightcrawlers
Red Wolf Brass Band
Robin Barnes
Sarah Quintana & the Miss River Band*
Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs
Soul Project NOLA
Steve Pistorius & the Southern Syncopators
Susan Cowsill
Sweet Crude
Tuba Skinny
Vic Shepherd with More Reverb
Walter ‘Wolfman’ Washington and the Roadmasters
Waylon Thibodeaux Band

Saturday, April 9, 2016
Adam Crochet
Amy Nicole & Zydeco Soul*
Anaïs St. John
Andre Bohren*
Andrew Duhon
Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses
Bad Penny Pleasuremakers*
Bamboula 2015
Big Chief Bo Dollis, Jr. & the Wild Magnolias
Big Sam’s Funky Nation
Brother Tyrone & the Mindbenders
Camile Baudoin and the Living Rumors
Casa Samba Extravaganza
Charlie Halloran and the Quality 6*
Charmaine Neville
Christian Serpas & Ghost Town
Clive Wilson’s New Orleans Serenaders
Daria & The Hip Drops
Dash Rip Rock
Dayna Kurtz
Denton Hatcher
Don Vappie & the Creole Jazz Serenaders
Donna Angelle & the Zydeco Posse
Duke Heitger’s Steamboat Stompers
Erin Miley
Flow Tribe
Funk Monkey
Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue
Garden District Band
Gina Brown & Anutha Level
Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras
Happy Talk Band
Harpist Rachel Van Voorhees
Hot Club of New Orleans
Hot Rod Lincoln
The Iguanas
Jerry Embree’s Jazzman Band
Jo-el Sonnier
John Mooney and Bluesiana
Jumonville Staehle Band
Kelcy Wilburn
Lena Prima and Band
Leroy Jones & New Orleans’ Finest
Lillian Boutté & Gumbo Zaire
Linnzi Zaorski
Little Freddie King
Mahogany Brass Band
Mayumi Shara & New Orleans Jazz Letters
Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns
Michael “Soulman” Batiste*
Miss Sophie Lee
Naughty Professor
New Breed Brass Band
New Orleans Classic Jazz Orchestra
The New Orleans Jazz Vipers
New Orleans Swamp Donkeys
Opera Creole
Orange Kellin’s New Orleans Deluxe Orchestra
Ovi-G and the Froggies
Partners-N-Crime & the Big EZ Band featuring DJ Jubilee
Paulin Brothers Jazz Band
Red Hot Brass Band
The Revealers
Rhodes Spedale & Live Jazz Group
Riccardo Crespo & Sol Brasil
The Ronnie Kole Show featuring John Perkins
The Salt Wives*
Smoke N Bones*
Some Like it Hot Traditional Jazz Band
Stooges Brass Band
Storyville Stompers Brass Band
Sunpie and the Louisiana Sunspots
Tank and The Bangas
Tim Laughlin
Tom McDermott and His Jazz Hellions
T-Ray The Violinist and D2R (Dreams2Reality)
Washboard Chaz Blues Trio
Wendell Brunious
Wes Raymond &The SOUL Factory*

Sunday, April 10, 2016
Alex McMurray
Alexandra Scott
Amanda Shaw
Amy Trail
Andrew Hall’s Society Brass Band
Andre Bouvier and the Royal Bohemians
Andy J Forest Trio*
Astral Project
Bucktown All-Stars
Buckwheat Zydeco*
Caesar Brothers Funk Box*
Carl LeBlanc
Chance Bushman & The Ibervillianaires*
Colin Lake
Corey Henry’s Treme Funktet
Cori Walters and the Universe Jazz Band
Creole String Beans
Don Jamison Heritage School Of Music
Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers
Egg Yolk Jubilee
Erica Falls
Fritzel’s New Orleans Jazz Band
Goat in the Road (Comedy Troupe)*
Guitar Slim, Jr.
Guitarist John Rankin
Hanna Kreiger-Benson
Helen Gillet’s Wazozo Zorchestra
Honey Island Swamp Band
Hot Stuff featuring Becky Allen
Ingrid Lucia
Jean Knight and Her Band*
Jee Yeoun Ko and Friends
Jeremy Davenport
Jimmy Maxwell Orchestra
Joe Cabral Thrio
Ken Swartz & the Palace of Sin*
Kid Simmons Jazz Band
Kris Tokarski
Lagniappe Brass Band
Lars Edegran’s New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra
The Last Straws
Lawrence Cotton Legendary Experience
Los Po-Boy-Citos
Marc Adams Band
Mark Brooks
Melody Cloud Singers
The Original Pinettes Brass Band
New Orleans Moonshiners
New Orleans Volunteer Orchestra
Palmetto Bug Stompers
Patrice Fisher and Arpa
Paul Sanchez
Peter Novelli
The Pfister Sisters
Raw Oyster Cult
Reed Alleman Band
Rick Trolsen’s New Orleans Po’Boys
Rockin’ Dopsie and the Zydeco Twisters
Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars
Rory Danger & the Danger Dangers
Shannon Powell Traditional All-Star Band
Shotgun Jazz Band
Solid Harmony
The Smoking Time Jazz Club
Sons of Jazz Brass Band
St. Cecilia’s Asylum Chorus
St. Louis Cathedral Artist in Residence, Pierre Querol
Sweet Cecilia
Thais Clark & her JAZZsters*
Tommy Sancton’s New Orleans Legacy Band
Treme Brass Band
Wanda Rouzan and A Taste of New Orleans


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