The 9th annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival, presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, is scheduled for Friday, Oct. 13, through Sunday, Oct. 15, 2016, in New Orleans' Lafayette Square Park
530 St. Charles Ave.
New Orleans, LA 70130
Plans are under way to make the 2017 festival bigger and better than ever.
The Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival is New Orleans' premier showcase of Southern blues and soul - with two stages of music, a dozen vendors of outstanding barbecue and a massive crafts fair featuring hand-made works by artisans from throughout the region.
The festival - which is free and open to the public - takes place at historic Lafayette Square Park, across from Gallier Hall (New Orleans' original City Hall).