Bayou Boogaloo 2015
2015 Bayou Boogaloo
New Orleans, LA - the 3rd weekend in May of each year, the MotherShip Foundation produces the Mid-City Bayou Booga-loo as a free celebration of New Orleans culture. We invite you to join our mission to improve the quality of life for New Orleans residents through the promotion of the arts, music, health and recreation!
Now in it’s 10th year, the Bayou Boogaloo has grown into one of the highlights of the local festival calen-dar, drawing over 38,000 attendees and praise from local media. In addition to being one of the most environmen-tally conscious festivals in the city, the MotherShip Foundation has donated 8 large Southern Live Oak trees to restore the canopy along historic Bayou St. John. Across Orleans Ave from the music festival is the Art Market. Beautifully exhibited along Bayou St. John, the Boogaloo Art Market supports over 70 local artists and crafters as well as the musicians performing on the Du-maine Stage.
Over the past 9 years, top local acts like Anders Osborne, Ironing Board Sam, Wild Magnolias, Cyril Neville, Delfaeyo Marsalis, Donald Harrison, Guitar Lightnin’ Lee, Big Chief Alfred Doucette, Rockin’ Dopsie Jr., Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Washboard Chaz, Big Freedia, Eric Lindell, Rebirth Brass Band, Bonerama, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Coco Robicheaux, Treme Brass Band and many, many more have rocked the crowds. The Mid City Bayou Boogaloo brings together Music, Food, the Arts, all in the ideal neighborhood setting, please consider supporting this growing New Orleans cultural evennt.