Folk Art Fest

Charles and FreddieSaturday November 12, 2016   |   11 am – 5 pm

Join the Algiers Folk Art Zone & Blues Museum for its fifth annual Algiers Folk Art Festival. A showcase of regional folk art, the FREE event will feature artists’ tents, live musical entertainment, food-truck concessions, and kids’ activities.

Among the artists featured are Charles Gillam,Sr., Karen LaBeau, Andrew Hopkins, Dianne Baquet, Beatrix Bell, Jennifer Blanchard of Nola Pottery, Eddie Gillam, Jeannie Tidy, Paul “Jaw Bone” Douroux Jr., Devin Dewulf, Steve Seneca, Chris Grisaffe, Destiny Fields, Vincent Hall, Kristen Arnold and Cely Pedescleaux.

Musical performers include legendary blues guitarist Little Freddie King, zydeco/blues musician Bruce Sunpie Barnes, Bob Green, and kids music by the Confetti Park Players.

Kids crafts by Mini Art Center and Confetti Kids.

Radio personality George Ingmire will emcee the event.

For more information, call 504-261-6231 or email gillamfolkart@yahoo.com.

Funding for Folk Art Fest comes, in part, from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation.

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