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“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Jun 23 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

BB's Stage Door…

Jun 23 - 25, 2017
The Harlem Renaissance of the 1920s and 1930s comes to life in this three-time… more

Beyond the Canvas:…

Jun 23 - Jul 9, 2017
Spanning several generations, five Puerto Rico-based artists Zilia… more

Chicken on the Bone…

Jun 23 - Dec 6, 2017
Want to enjoy some nightlife? No trip to New Orleans is complete if you have… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Jun 23, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

David Hansen's Garden…

Jun 23 - Dec 29, 2017
Since 2006, Hansen's Garden District Jazz Trio has performed every night at… more

Festigals 2017

Jun 23 - 24, 2017
FestiGals will return to the JW Marriott for its seventh  women's… more

Happier Hour Wine…

Jun 23 - 30, 2017
Each week, we feature several wines from around the world along with small… more

It's Only A Play

Jun 23 - 25, 2017
In an exciting partnership with the local, independent theatre company, The… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jun 23 - Oct 8, 2017
Jim Steg (American, 1922 -2001) was the most influential printmaker to be based… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jun 23 - Oct 1, 2017
In celebration of beloved chef, civil rights activist, and art collector Leah… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jun 23 - Sep 3, 2017
Pride of Place: The Making of Contemporary Art in New Orleans showcases… more

New Orleans Museum of…

Jun 23 - Oct 8, 2017
Paintings from throughout Scully's career are presented with a selection of… more

Newcomb Art Museum -…

Jun 23 - Jul 9, 2017
Spanning several generations, five Puerto Rico-based artists Zilia… more

Southern Rep Theatre…

Jun 23 - 25, 2017
West Texas, 1862. "Hero" is promised his freedom from slavery in… more

Southern Rep Theatre…

Jun 23 - 23, 2017
Southern Rep Theatre will launch the second installment of the Lagniappe… more

Stoned vs Drunk vs…

Jun 23, 2017 - Jul 24, 2026
Join us at the New Movement for a stand -up comedy challenge. Also, enjoy… more

Storyville: Madams…

Jun 23 - Dec 9, 2017
Storyville: Madams and Music revives the sights and sounds of New Orleans's… more

The Historic New…

Jun 23 - Oct 21, 2017
The Historic New Orleans Collection's Laura Simon Nelson Galleries for… more

The Irish Cultural…

Jun 23, 2017 - Jan 22, 2027
Join us at the beautiful Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans every Friday… more

“Giants of Jazz: Art…

Jun 23 - Dec 17, 2017
This spring, art and music converge as The Historic New Orleans Collection… more

Irvin Mayfield & the Jazz Playhouse Revue Headlines Central City Festival

November 16, 2013
  • Location: 1600-1700 Blocks of Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.
  • Address: 1600-1700 Blocks of Oretha Castle Haley Blvd., New Orleans, LA
  • Times: 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
  • Admission: Free and open to public// If you’re interested in volunteering or being a crafts/retail vendor call (504) 528-1806 or (504) 569-9070.

The O.C. Haley Boulevard Merchants and Business Association announces the 7th Annual Central City Festival—Make a Joyful Noise.  Festival goers will move to the rhythms of a range of music from bounce to secondline, and from jazz to Latin beats.  This year’s headliner is Cultural Ambassador IRVIN MAYFIELD &THE JAZZ PLAYHOUSE REVUE, no doubt bringing on electrifying lyrical and instrumental surprises. Other great entertainers include the Treme Brass Band, Fredy Omar, Lucky Lou, Creole Wild West Mardi Gras Indians, The Black Men of Labor, Sistahs Making a Change, Kuumba Institute, gospel choirs from New Home Family Worship Center and New Hope Baptist Church, and more.  Be there for the tribute to the late pastors Robert C. Blakes Sr. and John C. Raphael Jr.  
      Know any talented dancers ages 21 and under?  They can sign up now and possibly win cash prizes in the Bounce Dance Competition.  
      We’re moving on the boulevard.  Come to the festival and see what’s happening, and stick around for an amazing announcement about more excitement coming to the Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. corridor. If you’re interested in volunteering or being a crafts/retail vendor call (504) 528-1806 or (504) 569-9070.

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