New Orleans Parade in the Heart of London - June 21, 2018
Published in General on 2018-04-10 by Empty Chairs
Make Music Day UK celebrates the New Orleans Tricentennial with a second line parade and 300th birthday celebration.
New Orleans brass band, social aid and pleasure club and Jazz in the Park to create second line parade, street party, concert and music jam in the London Bridge area.
June 21, 2018 is International Make Music Day, and to celebrate the New Orleans Tricentennial in 2018, Make Music Day UK, Kinetika Bloco (UK), Making Music (UK), Brass Bands England (UK) and NOLA Fest (New Orleans) are importing a New Orleans second line parade and street party directly to the heart of central London.
The parade will wind through the streets of the London Bridge area, Hay's Galleria, along the river past the HMS Belfast, to The Scoop for a mass brass band performance, followed by an open-air New Orleans music jam near Tower Bridge open to all musicians of any skill level. All events are free, and all are welcome to watch or join in the parade and music jam.
Funds are being raised to take the All for One Brass Band, members of the Original Big 7 Social Aid and Pleasure Club and the founder of People United for Armstrong Park?
and Jazz in the Park from New Orleans to London.
To donate to the fund, sponsor a culture bearer from New Orleans or to be in the parade or music jam visit www.NOLA-Fest.com?
NOLA Fest is a New Orleans-based cultural events organizer and consultancy group that shares the cultures of Louisiana with communities in the UK and Europe, and advises on Louisiana music, cuisine, cocktails, culture, traditions, parades, parties and celebrations. Past clients and collaborators include the Champs-Elysees Film Festival,
the France-Louisiane Association, the US Embassy in Paris, the Mayor of Paris, policy makers, event organizers, non-profit and civic organizations, restaurants and bars, companies, individuals and others