2014 Festival Schedule

*Any part of this schedule may be changed without notice.


Thursday, Oct 2nd

THE NEW ORLEANS VINTAGE FASHION & LIFESTYLE EXPO
Time: 7pm-12am
Location: The Old US Mint
Musical Entertainment: Shotgun Jazz Band
Additional Entertainment: Vintage Fashion Shows, Dance Performances
Contests to View: Foxtrot Contest - Free to Enter!
Note: The cost of this night is NOT included in your weekend ticket.
This is an add-on to the event.
BUY TICKETS TO EXPO HERE! ---> http://www.nolavintageexpo.com
 


Friday, Oct 3rd

DAYTIME EVENTS

Second Line Parade - Noon
Location: Louis Armstrong Park - St Ann & N Rampart
Musical Entertainment: The Royal Street Wreckers

Time: 1-5pm
Location: French Market at Dutch Alley
Musical Entertainment: New Orleans Cottonmouth Kings
Contests to View/Enter: Showdown Battle Prelims. Jack and Jill Prelims. Solo Jazz Prelims.

EVENING EVENTS

Time: 8pm-Midnight
Location: Wax Museum - 917 Conti St
Musical Entertainment: Ben Polcer's Swingin' Seven featuring Miss Sophie Lee & Linnzi Zaorski
Contests to View/Enter: Showdown Battle Quarter Final Battles. Solo Jazz Finals.

AFTER HOURS EVENTS

Time: 1am-4am
Location: To Be Announced.
Musical Entertainment: Luke Winslow King Quartet featuring Esther Rose
Contests to View/Enter: None. Social Dancing!
 

Saturday, Oct 4th

DAYTIME EVENTS

DANCE CLASSES for ALL AGES & ALL LEVELS!
Location: Jazz Park at Dutch Alley
11am  - 11:45pm - St Louis Shag /Christian & Jenny
1pm - 1:45pm - Balboa w/Peter Loggins & Mia Goldsmith
3pm - 3:45pm - Slow Dance & Blues Partnering w/ Chance Bushman
4pm-5pm - Solo Blues w/Annie Tr

Time: Noon - 1:30pm
Location: Old US Mint - 3rd Floor Jazz Theatre
Musical Entertainment: Ben Polcer's Swingin' 6
Contests to View: Chorus Girls! Chorus girl troupes from across the globe are coming together to perform choreography to live music!

Time: 1:30pm-4:30pm
Location: Old US Mint & The French Market at Dutch Alley
Musical Entertainment: The Palmetto Bug Stompers
Contests to View/Enter: Jack & Jill Finals. (Showdown Battles only if needed because of rain delays.)

EVENING EVENTS

Time: 8pm-Midnight
Location: Civic Theatre - 510 O'Keefe Ave
Musical Entertainment: The Jonathan Stout Orchestra featuring Laura Windley
Contests to View/Enter: Teams. Showdown Battle Semi-Finals & Finals. Slow Dance Prelims.

AFTER HOURS EVENTS

Time: 1am-4am
Location: To Be Announced.
Musical Entertainment: Aurora Nealands Royal Roses
Contests to View/Enter: Endurance Contest. And more Social Dancing!
 

Sunday, Oct 5th

DAYTIME EVENTS

DANCE CLASSES for ALL AGES & ALL LEVELS!
Location: Jazz Park at Dutch Alley
1pm-1:45pm - Collegiate Shag w/Stephen & Chandrae
2pm-2:45pm - Evoking The Battle Spirit! w/Anais & Alain
3pm - 3:45pm - Lindy Hoppin' w/ Mikey Pedroza

Time: 1pm-5pm
Location: The French Market at Dutch Alley
Musical Entertainment: Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five
Contests to View/Enter: Intergenerational Prelims & Finals.

EVENING EVENTS

Time: 8pm-Midnight
Location: Southport Music Hall - 200 Monticello Ave
Musical Entertainment: Meschiya Lake & The Lil Big Horns
Contests to View/Enter: Slow Dance Finals. Solo Blues.

AFTER HOURS EVENTS

Time: 1-4am
Location: To Be Announced.
Musical Entertainment: 7inch Soul Party.  Live Musical Guest to be announced.
Contests to View/Enter: None. Social Dancing Only.
 

Monday, Oct 6th

2pm Musicians vs Dancers Baseball Game.

 

 

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