Just a head's up on planning, Fiya Fest has been moved to the Wednesday in between at Mardi Gras World. Also, my understanding is that the Oak Street Fest that has been on the last few years has now been cancelled.
And now a shameless post for the organization in which I belong . . . This year’s 12th Annual Threadhead Patry is planned again for the Old Ironworks in the Bywater on Tuesday April 26th from 11am to 9pm!10 great hours of music and all food and alcohol included with your $85 admission with all proceeds benefiting the Threadhead Cultural Foundation and the culture-bearers of Louisiana! The lineup and ticket information will be released soon - so stay tuned!
A new three day festival for the Daze Between was announced yesterday. The inaugural NOLA Crawfish Festival presented by Chris “Shaggy” Davis, Live For Live Music, and NOLA Brewery. It’s going to be the Monday - Wednesday between Jazz Fest weekends and will feature all NOLA based musicians, 5,000lbs of Crawfish, and NOLA beer at the NOLA Brewery Tap Room on April 25 - 27th.
The full roster of artists includes George Porter, Jr., Jon Cleary, Nigel Hall, John “Papa” Gros, Billy Iuso & The Restless Natives, Papa Mali, Eric Lindell, June Yamagishi, Raymond Weber, Tony Hall, Derwin “Big D” Perkins, Terrence Higgins, Brian Stoltz, Eric Vogel, Dave Malone, Johnny Sansone, Mike Zito & The Wheel, Colin Lake, Russ Broussard, and special guest Anders Osborne. A portion of all ticket proceeds will go to The Brett Thomas Doussan Foundation, a local nonprofit whose mission is to raise mental health awareness through advocacy, education, and music. Check out the full listings on the grids!