2018 Satchmo SummerFest Was Better than Ever

Photos by Kichea S. Burt & Ellen Rosenberg

Last weekend, the Vieux Carre’ played host to the 18th Annual Satchmo SummerFest, offering the best in food and music New Orleans has to offer. This unique festival pays homage to the life, legacy and music of Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong one of the City’s greatest ambassadors.

With musical artists like Irma Thomas, The Nayo Jones Experience, Bonerama, Doyle Cooper Jazz Band, James Williams and Aurora Nealand. The fest had something for everyone, with two stages of great music throughout the three-day event. In addition to those making their debut, returning festival favorites took the stage. The lineup includes legendary Artists Big Chief Donald Harrison, Bill Summers and Jazalsa, Preservation Brass Band, Charmaine Neville, Ellis Marsalis, Corey Henry’s Treme’ Funktet and many others rounded out an entertainment packed weekend. Anytime there is great music, great food, and great festival attendees, Data will be there.

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