Jazz in the Park announces 2016 spring concert schedule


Kermit Ruffins performs at Jazz in the Park on April 21.
  • Kermit Ruffins performs at Jazz in the Park on April 21.

The lineup for Jazz in the Park's spring concert series has been announced. The series runs 4 p.m.-8 p.m. Thursdays from April 14-June 9 in Armstrong Park. Performers include Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers, Davell Crawford, Amanda Shaw, Preservation Hall Brass Band, Colin Lake, Stephanie Jordan, Rockin' Dopsie Jr. and many others. The events also feature food and craft vendors.

There also will be a three-day Treme Art and Music Festival May 6-8. The lineup includes Soul Rebels, Little Freddie King, Walter "Wolfman" Washington and the Roadmasters,Treme Brass Band, Corey Henry and the Treme Funktet and others. The festival features performances by marching bands from area high schools.

Full concert schedule after the jump.

April 14 - Amanda Shaw and Sunpie and the Louisiana Sunspots

April 21 - Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers and King James and the Special Men

April 28 - New Orleans Jazz Orchestra and The N'Awlins Johnnys

May 5 - Davell Crawford and Stephanie Jordan

May 12 - Bag of Donuts and Preservation Hall Brass Band

May 19 - Honey Island Swamp Band, Zion Trinity and Darcy Malone and the Tangle

May 26 - James Andrews and Colin Lake

June 2 - Rockin' Dopsie Jr. and Sporty and the Big Shots

June 9 TBA

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