New Orleans Earth Day Festival & Solar Derby

Celebrate Earth Day 2015 at Palmer Park on Saturday, April 18th, 11 am to 7:30 pm!


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Get funky at Earth Day!

Earphunk will be performing at the New Orleans Earth Day Festival & Solar Derby 2015! This New Orleans born-and-bred progressive-funk quintet has performed at huge festivals such as Electric Forest, Bear Creek, and Wakarusa. Come see the magic that is their high-energy, dynamic live show with us at Palmer Park on April 18th.

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Theresa Andersson to play at Earth Day!

Theresa Andersson will be headlining the New Orleans Earth Day Festival & Solar Derby 2015! This singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist has performed at Jazz Fest and Voodoo so a free show of hers is not one to miss.


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Lagniappe from Africa Brass for all the great work that Louisiana Bucket Brigade does

AB POSED PICAfrica Brass is going to have special guests on Saturday.

Luther Gray is a drumming legend who has created two major musical groups: Percussion Incorporated and Bamboula 2000, for which has twice won a Big Easy World Music Award. He is also credited with the founding of the Congo Square Foundation, which began in 1989, and leads a drum circle every Sunday afternoon in Congo Square.
Spy Boy Honey-  A good friend of Africa Brass Honey’s energy is contagious. He is an excellent vocalist/drummer, and a strong keeper of the Black Indian tradition, “Get Out day Way, Honeys comin.”
Anier Alonso del Valle- master conguero from Cuba has performed with Conjunto Folclorico Nacional de Cuba, we are blessed to have Anier as a member of Africa Brass.

Rick Trolsen- trombone, has performed with Bonerama, Neslort, Lina Prima, Dr. John, and is a great bandleader as well.

We are going to invite Gen. Honore to play a drum with us, and we hope to become members of his Green Army.


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Only one day away!

We’re almost there!  Can’t wait to see you at the festival on Saturday at Armstrong Park.  Check out Music & Festivities to reacquaint yourself with the amazing artists & activities that we’ll have at the festival.  And join our Facebook event to see if any of your friends will be there too!

2014 New Orleans Earth Day Festival & Green Business Expo Poster


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Support the festival and help keep it free!

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Introducing Sunshine Daiquiris– solar-powered, eco-friendly daiquiris! Click above to support the New Orleans Earth Day Festival, the Louisiana Bucket Brigade, and alternative energy sources. You generous donation will help us keep the festival free and move the Louisiana Bucket Brigade closer to financial independence so we can keep fighting for clean air and healthy communities!


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Play Earth Day Bingo to win a free bike!

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Win a free bike and learn about sustainability with our new Earth Day Bingo card!  The Bike Shop at 4711 Freret has generously donated a brand-new, beautiful blue cruiser from Big Shot Bikes.  This gorgeous bike is a lightweight cruiser with a low step-through frame and fat tires perfect for NOLA’s many infamous potholes.  Even better, it comes with two built-in wooden racks on back and front to attach a box or carry any oddly-shaped items!

Features include:

  1. Aluminum alloy frame
  2. Three piece crank
  3. Fenders with stainless steel rigid mounts
  4. Dutch style cargo rack with wood inlays
  5. Optional solid wood crate for hauling your precious cargo
  6. Barefoot friendly pedals


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Get your bike on!

imagesStop by the Do Whatcha Wanna! Stage to learn about bike maintenance and safety from the experts at Bike Easy! Biking is a fun, a great form of exercise, and most importantly a way to get around without help from Big Oil. Bike Easy will also have a booth at the fest, so make sure to visit them with all your biking questions!