Sunday, August 8, 2010

Satchmo Sunday and Seafood!!

Good Morning Everybody,

Feeling a bit slow today, but don't let last night's drinking prevent you from having a good time today!!

It's the last day of Satchmo Summerfest, so you have to down to the Quarter for all the festivities, fun and music!!

Here's the lowdown....

10:00 a.m. - Noon Jazz Mass at St. Augustine Church (1210 Governor Nicholls Street) Free and open to the public St. Augustine Church (the church of Sidney Bechet) in the historic Treme neighborhood. Celebrate a
unique Sunday morning musical ministry with the Treme Brass Band, along with the St. Augustine Church Choir. Followed by a second-line parade (10-15 blocks) from the church to the Satchmo SummerFest site at the Louisiana State Museum's Old U.S. Mint

At noon, immediately following mass, join us for the 'Satchmo Salute' Second Line Parade, featuring Grand Marshall Boe Monkey Red, Grand Marshall Jenn Jones, Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, Million dollar Baby Dolls, Baby Boyz Brass Band, Dumaine Street Gang Social Aid and Pleasure Club, The Sudan Social Aid and Pleasure Club, Undefeated Divas Social Aid and Pleasure Club, TBC (To Be Continued) Brass Band, and the The Young Ones Brass Band, presented by Rhodes Funeral Home. This very special second line parade visits Louis Armstrong Park, and then proceeds to Satchmo SummerFest at the Louisiana State Museum's Old U.S. Mint (approximately 15 blocks). The Jazz Mass is held at historic St. Augustine Church in the Treme neighborhood, known for its authentic cultural and musical history. Treme includes Congo Square within Armstrong Park, where slaves gathered on Sundays to worship, sing and dance. This weekly gathering played a significant role in the evolution of jazz.

And here's the musical line-up!!

Big Butter & Egg Man Brunch at The Market Cafe
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM The Last Straws

Brass Bands-Start/End: Fr Mkt Dutch Alley Fountain
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM New Wave Brass band

Back o' Town Stage: 3rd Floor of the Old U.S. Mint
12:00 PM - 12:30 PM Second Line Dance Lesson with Dancing Man 504
12:30 PM - 1:15 PM New Orleans Young Traditional Brass band
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM Trad Jazz Dance Lesson with NOLA Jitterbugs
1:45 PM - 2:30 PM Frank Oxley and the Joint Chiefs of Jazz
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM Swing Dance Lessons with Dance Quarter
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM George French Jazz Band
3:45 PM - 4:15 PM Blues Dance Lessons with NOLA Jitterbugs
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM SherriLynn Colby and The Racket Makers
5:15 PM - 6:00 PM Leah Chase

Red Beans & Ricely Yours: grounds of Old U.S. Mint
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM Miss Sophie Lee
1:30 PM - 2:45 PM Baby Boyz Brass band
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Lars Edegran's New Orleans Ragtime
Orchestra featuring Lionel Ferbos
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Jeremy Davenport
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM Kermit Ruffins & the BBQ Swingers
6:30 PM - 7:00 PM 10th Annual Trumpet Tribute and Louis
'Satchmo" Armstrong Birthday Party!

Cornet Chop Suey Stage: grounds of Old U.S. Mint
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM New Orleans Moonshiners
1:15 PM - 2:30 PM Connie Jones
2:45 PM - 3:45 PM Treme Brass Band
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Leroy Jones & New Orleans' Finest
5:15 PM - 6:45 PM Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs

West End Blues: French Market Pl at Gov. Nicholls
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM Tom Sancton New Orleans Quintet
3:45 PM - 5:15 PM Hot 8 Brass Band
5:30 PM - 6:45 PM Kid Merv

And today is also Part Deaux to the Great American Seafood Cook-off!!

Louisiana Seafood Soiree, is noon until 3:30 p.m at the New Orleans Convention Center Hall J. This event features 4 Louisiana Culinary schools competing using Louisiana Seafood - Delgado Community College, Nicholls University, American Culinary Federation of New Orleans and Louisiana Culinary Institute.

Okay...this all I can handle this today...if you're looking for more fun, be sure to check out the WWOZ Livewire for all kinds of musical fun!!!

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