One of the best things about New Orleans is the city’s undying passion for music. Music lovers come from near and far to experience New Orleans’ diverse music scene, which features a variety of musical artists and genres.
This summer, the popular Satchmo SummerFest will be returning to New Orleans on August 5-6, 2023, with two stages, a delicious culinary lineup, and indoor lecture series at the New Orleans Jazz Museum at the Old U.S. Mint.
Experience Foot-Tapping Music at Satchmo SummerFest
Satchmo SummerFest is New Orleans’ tribute to one of its most famous native sons, the beloved Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong, on the centennial of his birth. This festival began back in 2001 and has since evolved into one of the top celebrations in the city.
For many who attend this dynamic festival, it’s the highlight of the summer season. This festival includes live bands on two different stages, featuring some of New Orleans’ best musicians. Many of the musical artists performing will play their tributes to Louis Armstrong and his famous music.
Some of the past headliners at this New Orleans festival include the Preservation Hall Brass Band, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Bill Summers and Jazalsa, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers, and many others.
In addition to the vibrant outdoor music scene, this New Orleans festival would not be complete without plenty of delicious local food and drink. This festival offers some of New Orleans’ world-famous culinary delicacies for sale around the festival site, as well as refreshing beverages, to keep you hydrated throughout the day.
There are also several indoor events at Satchmo SummerFest, including inspiring indoor lecture series created to highlight Armstrong’s history and enduring impact.
Looking for Hotels in New Orleans? Choose the Prince Conti Hotel
When it comes to hotels in New Orleans, location is key. The Prince Conti Hotel is located just blocks from the New Orleans Jazz Museum, where Satchmo SummerFest will be taking place this coming August.
You don’t even have to venture far to listen to live New Orleans music when you stay at the Prince Conti Hotel. The hotel’s own restaurant, The Bombay Club, features live music every night.
The Prince Conti Hotel is also a quick walk to Frenchmen Street, where you will find tons of local bars and restaurants playing live music for all to enjoy.
The hotel is also located near the St. Charles Avenue streetcar line, which can take you to New Orleans’ Uptown to visit famous places for music like Tipitina’s and Le Bon Temps Roule.
If you are planning a trip to New Orleans this summer, be sure to check out the city’s unique music scene and book your reservation at one of the best hotels in New Orleans with great low room rates, the Prince Conti Hotel!