Rick Trolsen- trombone, has performed with Bonerama, Neslort, Lina Prima, Dr. John, and is a great bandleader as well.
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!
- Aluminum alloy frame
- Three piece crank
- Fenders with stainless steel rigid mounts
- Dutch style cargo rack with wood inlays
- Optional solid wood crate for hauling your precious cargo
- Barefoot friendly pedals
Visit the Do Whatcha Wanna! Stage for additional entertainment at the fest, featuring local performing artists, musicians, demonstrations, and community presentations in an intimate setting. This year’s performances and demos include storytelling, spoken word, theatre, music, aikido, and more. Check out the schedule here!
We are thrilled to announce that the incomparable Chegadão will be returning to the festival! You can enjoy their amazing Brazilian sound starting at 12:50pm. Check out their website and get excited!
April 17th, 2011
8:30 a.m. Palm Sunday service dedicated to BP oil spill victims
9 a.m. Bike ride leaves festival grounds
9:30 a.m. Local bands begin on sponsors’ stage
10 a.m. Food, beer, sponsor activities, crafts, kids’ activities begin
10:15 a.m. Tour de Mid-City pub crawl begins
11 a.m. Earth Day Welcome
1:30 p.m. Social Aid & Pleasure Club second line to sponsors’ stage
12:15-6 p.m. Music at the sponsors’ stage