Satchmo SummerFest gets an early start this morning with a Jazz Mass and second-line, 10 a.m., at St. Augustine Church (1210 Gov. Nicholls St.). The Treme Brass Band plays during a Mass at the church of Sidney Bechet. About 11:30 a.m., following the Mass, there will be a second-line parade featuring Grand Marshal Boe Monkey Red, Jennifer Jones, the Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, Million Dollar Baby Dolls, Dumaine Street Gang, Sudan Social Aid and Pleasure Club, Undefeated Divas, TBC (To Be Continued) Brass Band, Baby Boyz Brass Band and more.
Then get your self down to the the corner of Decatur and Esplanade for Satchmo SummerFest today! Satchmo SummerFest has extended its hours from noon to 8 pm and for the first time, fans will enjoy ‘Satchmo in the Shade’ - musical performances under completely tented areas. The new 40-by-80-foot tents will cover stage areas and provide relief from the August heat!! Check out today's amazing musical line-up:
Dutch Alley Fountain in French Market 1:30-2:30 p.m. - New Wave Brass band
Back o’ Town Stage, 3rd floor, Old U.S. MintNoon-12:30 p.m. - Second Line Dance Lesson with Dancing Man 504
12:30-1:15 p.m. - New Orleans Young Traditional Brass band
1:15-1:45 p.m. - Trad Jazz Dance Lesson with NOLA Jitterbugs
1:45-2:30 p.m. - Frank Oxley and the Joint Chiefs of Jazz
2:30-3 p.m. - Swing Dance Lessons with Dance Quarter
3-3:45 p.m. - George French Jazz Band
3:45-4:15 p.m. - Blues Dance Lessons with NOLA Jitterbugs
4:15-5 p.m. - SherriLynn Colby and The New Orleans Racket Makers
5:15-6 p.m. - Leah Chase
Red Beans & Ricely Yours, Old U.S. MintNoon-1:15 p.m. - Miss Sophie Lee
1:30-2:45 p.m. - Baby Boyz Brass band
3-4 p.m. - Lars Edegran’s New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra featuring Lionel Ferbos
4-5 p.m. - Jeremy Davenport
5:30-6:30 p.m. - Kermit Ruffins & the BBQ Swingers
6:30-7 p.m. - 10th Annual Trumpet Tribute and Louis ‘Satchmo” Armstrong Birthday Party
Cornet Chop Suey Stage, Old U.S. MintNoon-1 p.m. - The New Orleans Moonshiners
1:15-2:30 p.m. - Connie Jones
2:45-3:45 p.m. - Treme Brass Band
4-5 p.m. - Leroy Jones & New Orleans’ Finest
5:15-6:45 p.m. - Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs
West End Blues: French Market Pl at Gov. Nicholls2-3:30 p.m. - Will Smith & the Jass Cats
3:45-5:15 p.m. - Hot 8 Brass Band
5:30-6:45 p.m. - Kid Merv
Looking for more fun stuff to do?
Have some fun and help out the kids over at Southport Hall (200 Monticello Ave.) with Pelicanpalooza starting up at Noon!! The annual concert to support Camp Pelican, a sleep-away camp for children with pulmonary disorders. They'll be music by The Molly Ringwalds, Five Finger Discount, Weathered and The Top Cats. Admission is only $12 for this great cause and kids 12 and under get in FREE!! Come on out and support the camp!
And if you want to dance the afternoon away head on down to the National World War II Museum (945 Magazine) for this FREE event the Summer Sunday Swing Series! Professional swing dancers will provide coaching for dancers at all levels while your swinging to The New Orleans Moonshiners - It's dance lessons at 1:00 pm and more great music from 2:00 to 4:00 pm!
Enjoy music in a beautiful setting at Trinity Episcopal Church (1329 Jackson) as the Trinity Artist Series continues this evening at 5:00 pm. LPO violinist Kate Withrow and Eleni Dafeka from Greece, perform sonatas for violin and piano by Schubert and Syzmanowski. This concert is FREE and open to the public.
Looking for a romantic evening of music? Check out the Summer Twilight Romance Series at the Jazz Back Porch at the N.O. Jazz National Historical Park Visitor Center (918 N. Peters) at 7:00 pm - Harmoniemusik New Orleans continues a summer series of classical chamber music at the Back Porch, including trios, quartets, quintets and more. Admission is FREE - but donations are accepted and appreciated.
Mid-City Rock 'n Bowl (2016 S. Carrollton) has a super afternoon show with New Orleans favorite, Deacon John & the Ivories at 4:00 pm!!
d.b.a. (618 Frenchmen) can keep your Satchmo Fest goin' with the Palmetto Bug Stompers at 6:00 pm and Ingrid Lucia at 10:00 pm.
Le Bon Temp Roule' (4801 Magazine) has Chapter Soul featuring Calvin Johnson, Kirk Joseph & Kevin O'Day at 9:00 pm!
The Maple Leaf Bar (8316 Oak St.) has the Joe Krown Trio featuring Walter "Wolfman" Washington and Russell Batiste all at 10:30 pm!
Have a great Sunday and for more good music going on around town be sure to check out the WWOZ Livewire - http://www.wwoz.org/new-orleans-community/music-calendar