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French Quarter Festival Reveals Full Lineup & New Stages

French Quarter Festival is still two months away, but today the annual festival has revealed its full musical lineup! Featuring 300 acts across 25+ stages, the historic festival ranges from legends like Little Freddie King to Trombone Shorty and Tank and The Bangas. 

This year’s festival includes 31 new acts making their French Quarter Fest debut. Ricki Lee Jones, The Givers, Ray Wimley & the Harbinger Project, Erika Flowers, & DJ Nesby Phips are just a few new names gracing the stage. Returning favorites include Tank and the Bangas, John Boutté, Amanda Shaw, Bill Summers & Jazalsa,
Chubby Carrier, and hundreds more. 

French Market Corporation Traditional Jazz Stage. Festival organizers will also debut the Louisiana History and Culture Stage at Le Petit Theatre which will showcase local historians and culture-bearers on Saturday and Sunday of the festival.

You can see the official French Quarter Fest poster below. To see the full day by day lineup, please see below as well! 


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Molly McGuire, Official Poster Artist, #FQFest20 presented by @Chevron 4.16.20-4.19.20 Artist Molly McGuire, known professionally as Magwire, is the 2020 French Quarter Festivals, Inc. artist, painting both the #FQFest20 and Satchmo SummerFest posters. Molly found herself drawn to New Orleans after spending 20 years on the road performing with a rock band. Inspired by carnival and amusement park culture, Molly centers her art on creating circus-style banners. “The food, people, architecture, history, and diverse culture of New Orleans instill an overwhelming sense of inspiration that I really do not feel anywhere else. The themes of my paintings are based on local legends, southern culture, folklore and mythology. New Orleans provides me with an abundance of ideas – I am never at a loss for subject matter,” said McGuire.

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THURSDAY 4/16/20

Alex McMurray
Babineaux Sisters Band
Bag of Donuts
Bill Summers & Jazalsa
Dave Jordan & the NIA
Egg Yolk Jubilee
Elizabeth Lyons*
Ellis Marsalis Quintet
Eric Traub Legacy Band*
Hot 8 Brass Band
Jamal Batiste Band
Joe Hall & The Cane Cutters *
John Lisi & Delta Funk!
Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers
Kim Carson & the Real Deal
Lena Prima
Lost Bayou Ramblers
Louisiana’s LeRoux
Margie Perez
New Birth Brass Band
Panorama Jazz Band
Preservation Brass
Rebirth Brass Band
Rechelle Cook and the Regeneration Band
Royal Teeth
Shannon Powell Traditional All-Star Band
Soul Creole*
Soul Remedy featuring Marla B Spirit*
The Blues Masters featuring “Big Al” Carson
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
The Nayo Jones Experience
Vegas Cola Band*

FRIDAY 4/17/20

Alexey Marti
Amanda Shaw
Antoine Diel & New Orleans Misfits Power Band*
Banu Gibson
Benny Grunch & the Bunch
Big Chief Juan Pardo & The Golden Comanches*
Blackcat Zydeco featuring Dwight Carrier*
Chucky “C” & Band
Cole Williams Band
Da Truth Brass Band*
Erica Falls
French Follies Jazz Band*
George Porter, Jr. & the Runnin’ Pardners
Higher Heights Reggae Band
Honey Island Swamp Band
Irma Thomas, Soul Queen of New Orleans
J & the Causeways*
Jamie Lynn Vessels*
Joe Lastie’s New Orleans Sound
John “Papa” Gros
Johnny Sansone
Johnny Sketch and the Dirty Notes
Juju Child & The Hypnotic Roots Band
Lisa Amos
Maggie Koerner
Magnetic Ear
Marc Stone
Mason Trail and Zydeco Rhythm*
Mykia Jovan
New Orleans Cottonmouth Kings
New Orleans Suspects
Original Hurricane Brass Band
Palmetto Bug Stompers
Paul Sanchez and the Rolling Road Show
Rickie Lee Jones*
Robin Barnes & The Fiyabirds
Sam Price & the True Believers
Soul Rebels
Steve Pistorius & the Southern Syncopators
Storyville Stompers Brass Band
The Dukes of Dixieland
The Irene Sage Band
The Nation of Gumbollia
The Original Pinettes Brass Band
The Revealers
Tuba Skinny
Twisty River Band
Valerie Sassyfras
Waylon Thibodeaux Band
Wendell Brunious

SATURDAY 4/18/20

A2D2 Experience
Amigos do Samba*
Anaïs St. John
Andrew Duhon
Andrew Hall’s Memories of New Orleans
Aurora Nealand & the Royal Roses
Bamboula 2000
Big 6 Brass Band
Big Chief Bo Dollis, Jr. & the Wild Magnolias
Big Chief Monk Boudreaux and the Golden Eagles
Big Frank & Lil Frank and the Dirty Old Men
Big Sam’s Funky Nation
Brandon Moreau and His Cajungrass
Bruce Daigrepont Cajun Band
Capt. John Royen and N.O. Rhythm
Carl LeBlanc
Chance Bushman & The Ibervillianaires
Charlie Halloran and the Tropicales
Charmaine Neville
Christian Serpas & Ghost Town
Claude Bryant and The Allstars
Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble
Dash Rip Rock
Deacon John and the Ivories with special guests Hot Rod Lincoln
Debbie Davis and Josh Paxton Duo
DeJan’s Olympia Brass Band
Donna Angelle &the Zydeco Posse
FERMÍN & Merengue4-FOUR*
Garden District Jazz Band
Gumbeaux Juice Feat. Ray Wimley & the Harbinger Project, Erika Flowers, & DJ Nesby Phips + more
James Andrews
James Martin Band
Jamil Sharif
Joy Clark*
Kipp Fredrick Douglas – Choir and Band*
Lawrence Cotton Legendary Experience
Leroy Jones & New Orleans’ Finest
Louis Ford & His New Orleans Flairs
Lulu and the Broadsides
Make Music NOLA*
Mia Borders
Mike Doussan*
Mike Harvey’s Hot Club
Mikhala “Jazz Muffin” Iversen
Miss Sophie Lee
Naughty Professor
New Orleans Classic Jazz Orchestra
New Orleans Nightcrawlers
New Orleans Wildlife Band
Onward Brass Band
Ovi-G Froggies
Papo y Son Mandao
Pierre A. Capdau Charter School
Red Hot Brass Band
Sarah Quintana
Sasha Masakowski Jazz Quintet featuring Steve Masakowski
Sullivan Dabney’s Muzik Jazz Band
Susan Cowsill
Tank and the Bangas
Tender Moments with Harry Hardin & Andre Bohren*
Thais Clark & her JAZZsters
The Assunto Dukes – Tribuite to Frank & Feddie Assunto
The Dixie Cups
The Gary Negbaur Group*
The Iguanas
The Lilli Lewis Project*
The New Orleans Catahoulas
The Ronnie Kole Show featuring John Perkins
Seva Venet’s Storyville Stringband
Steamboat Wille *
Steve Robock *
The Smoking Time Jazz Club

The Song Dogs
Tim Laughlin
Tin Men
Tommy Sancton’s New Orleans Legacy Band
Trombone Shorty Foundation Brass Band*
Troy Sawyer and the Elementz
Walter “Wolfman” Washington and the Roadmasters
Water Seed
Wynton (aka Kevin Stylez)
Young Rollers Brass Band & Social & Pleasure Club*

SUNDAY 4/19/20

Alfred Banks w/Live Band
Astral Project
Beth Patterson
Blake Amos Band
Bon Bon Vivant
Bucktown All-Stars
Cha Wa
Chapel Hart Band*
Charlie Wooton’s Zydefunk
Christien Bold & SoulSwing
Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band
Clive Wilson’s New Orleans Serenaders
Corey Henry & the Treme Funktet
Creole String Beans
Cullen Landry and the Midnight Streetcar Band featuring Al “Carnival Time” Johnson
Dancing at Dusk with Tom Saunders and the Tomcats
Dave Ferrato & Later, On Decatur
Davis Rogan
Don Jamison Heritage School of Music
Don Vappie & the Creole Jazz Serenaders
Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers
Evan Christopher’s Clarinet Road
Flow Tribe
Fontainebleau High School Jazz Ensemble One
G and The New Orleans Swingin’ Gypsies
Greater New Orleans Youth Orchestras
Helen Gillet & Wazozo
Hot Club of New Orleans
James Rivers Movement
Jeremy Davenport
Joe Krown & Jason Ricci
John Boutté
John F Kennedy Senior High School-JDrum Section*
John Mahoney Little Band
Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen
Jumbo Shrimp Jazz Band
Keith Burnstein’s Kettle Black
Kevin O’Day Band*
Kid Simmons Jazz Band
Little Freddie King
Loose Cattle*
Lynn Drury
Mahogany Brass Band
Mark Brooks
Mayumi Shara & New Orleans Jazz Letters
Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns
Mid-City Aces
Mikayla Braun*
Naydja CoJoe
New Orleans Swamp Donkeys
NOCCA Jazz Ensemble (Citywide)
Notel Motel*
On the Levee Jazz Band
Papa Mali
Pat Casey & the New Sound
Paulin Brothers Jazz Band
Plink Flyod*
Red Wolf Brass Band
Rhodes Spedale & Live Jazz Group
Ricardo Pascal’s Crescent by Choice Band
Rick Trolsen’s New Orleans Po’ Boys
Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. & the Zydeco Twisters
Shake Em’ Up Jazz Band
Soul Brass Band
Soul Project NOLA
Sporty’s Brass Band*
Sweet Crude
The Daiquiri Queens
The French Connection featuring George and Gerald French
The Garden of Joy
The Joe Cabral Thrio
The New Orleans Jazz Vipers
The New Orleans Jazz Vipers
The New Orleans Klezmer All Stars
The Pfister Sisters
Tom McDermott and His Jazz Hellions
Tonya Boyd-Cannon
Topsy Chapman and Solid Harmony
Treme Brass Band
Wanda Rouzan and a Taste of New Orleans
Washboard Chaz Blues Trio
Zena Moses & Rue Fiya
Zulu Gospel Ensemble*

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