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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Save the Date!

Mark your calendars for April 18th! In just a few weeks we will be commemorating the 5th anniversary of the 2010 BP Disaster by celebrating our planet, going solar, and a commitment to environmental health & justice.

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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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Thanks to Juan’s Flying Burrito!

donkey logoSpecial thanks to Juan’s Flying Burrito for their support of our volunteer Earth Day Planning Committee! The Earth Day Planning Committee is at the core of many important aspects of the festival including the Green Business Expo, the Kid’s Tent, the Silent Auction, and more. We deeply appreciate Juan’s generous food donations that enabled us to thank our amazing Earth Day Planning Committee in delicious style!


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Team Sno to perform on Earth Day Do Whatcha Wanna! Stage

15811_4183811835630_1920128974_nThe incomparable Team Sno (Slam New Orleans) will take the stage at 4:45pm on Earth Day! Don’t miss your chance to hear this three-time National Poetry Slam winning group of incredible local poets. They rock!


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Earth Day Silent Auction has gone live!

img3The Silent Auction is now officially live. Visit the Silent Auction’s website to bid on a wide array of items ranging from hotel rooms to Saints memorabilia to fine dining! Online bidding ends this Friday so make sure to get your bids in before then. Pictured above is a view from the Verandah Resort and Spa in Antigua! Bid in the Silent Auction to make this view yours!