Satchmo SummerFest is July 30-August 2, 2015

Monday, June 8th, 2015
Save the Date for the 15th Anniversary Satchmo SummerFest Three days of music and seminars; unveiling of new Louis Armstrong exhibit; special screening of "High Society" at Le Petit Theatre; special presentation to commemorate Katrina's 10th anniversary; new "Spirit of Satch" Awards; and much more Save the date for the 15th Anniversary Satchmo SummerFest presented by Chevron: July 30-August 2, 2015. Produced by French Quarter Festivals, Inc. (FQFI), Satchmo SummerFest is an unparalleled celebration of the life, legacy, and music of New Orleans’ native son, Louis Armstrong. What began in 2001 as a way to commemorate the musician's 100th birthday,…
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Satchmo SummerFest

Thursday, June 19th, 2014
Music Lineup and Seminar Schedule Announced for the 14th Annual Satchmo SummerFest presented by Chevron – Dirty Dozen Brass Band’s festival debut French Quarter Festivals, Inc. proudly announces the complete music and Satchmo seminar schedule for the 14th annual Satchmo SummerFest presented by Chevron. The premier American jazz festival dedicated to the life, legacy, and music of New Orleans’ native son, Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong, the free Satchmo SummerFest takes place Aug 1-3 on the grounds of the Louisiana State Museum’s Old U.S. Mint. An opening reception and keynote conversation will take place Thursday, July 31, 2014 at the Hotel Monteleone.…
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Satchmo SummerFest Call for Poster Artists

Thursday, April 24th, 2014
Satchmo SummerFest Call for Poster Artists French Quarter Festivals, Inc. (FQFI) is searching for visual artists to create the 2014 Satchmo SummerFest poster image. The selected artwork will be used as the official Satchmo SummerFest poster and “poster t-shirt” sold at the merchandise booth during the event. These are sought-after collector’s items. The poster is selected by members of the FQFI Merchandise Committee. Poster selections are based on originality, festival theme, and French Quarter atmosphere. How to Enter Please submit entries either by email to Erin Stover at or mail/drop off entries to 400 North Peters Street, Suite 205,…
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Thank you for your interest in French Quarter Festivals, Inc.! All media interested in covering the 2015 French Quarter Festival or Satchmo SummerFest will need an official media credential. For consideration, please click here to complete the application. All French Quarter Festival requests MUST be submitted by Monday, March 30, 2015. Satchmo SummerFest application deadline is Friday, July 24, 2015.

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