Soul Fest


Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5, 2017
Audubon Zoo
10am - 5pm

Music, food and fun are served in great supply during the annual Soul Fest presented by AARP!

Over 20,000 visitors converge upon the Zoo for one of New Orleans’ biggest celebrations of African American history. The two day family-oriented event features live musical performances by local Jazz, Rhythm & Blues, and Gospel artists at our Capital One Stage!

Visitors can purchase authentic soul food prepared by local restaurants and caterers, and also enjoy the Zoo's collection of exotic animals! Festival goers have the chance to visit with local health, education and social service organizations and receive valuable wellness and lifestyle information.

Soul Fest is always free with Zoo admission or Audubon membership.

Saturday, March 4, 2017
Stage Announcements: Kelder Summers
DJ: Papa Smurf

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Lusher High School Jazz Band
11:15 AM – 12:05 PM Robin Barnes
12:20 PM – 1:10 PM Phillip Manuel
1:25 PM – 2:15 PM Tyrone Jefferson and the Abundant Life Tabernacle Choir
2:30 PM – 3:20 PM T-Ray the Violinist
3:35 PM – 4:50 PM Tonya Boyd Cannon

Sunday, March 5, 2017
Stage Announcements: Kelder Summers
DJ: Captain Charles

10:30 AM – 11:00 AM Lusher High School Jazz Band
11:15 AM – 12:00 PM Rochelle Cook
12:15 PM – 1:00 PM Just Right Band featuring Ve' Al
1:15 PM – 2:00 PM Tara Alexander
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM African American History Maker’s Program
2:45 PM – 3:30 PM Gina Brown
3:45 PM – 4:55 PM Shamarr Allen & The Underdawgs

Soul Fest presented by AARP, sponsored in part by The Bardell Company, Marathon Petroleum, LP and Ron Austin & Associates.

Soul Fest is proud to recognize The Daughters of Charity New Orleans as its 2017 Community Health Sponsor.

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