Follow the Music to French Quarter Festival
April 11 – April 14, 2019
What started as a little festival in 1984 has turned into one of the biggest free outdoor music festivals in America. Today French Quarter Festival is one of the most-anticipated events on the New Orleans festival calendar, and, what's even more impressive, it's right in our backyard – just a short stroll from the Hotel St. Marie, French Market Inn and Hotel Provincial.
Come hear hundreds of local bands for free on 20 stages all around the Vieux Carré. Traditional and contemporary jazz, rock, rhythm and blues, New Orleans funk, classical, swing, Cajun and zydeco, Latin....the French Quarter Fest has it all! Check out the 2019 musical line-up.
This year, Hotel Provincial is proud to sponsor the Lawrence Cotton Legendary Experience at the French Market Traditional Jazz Stage. Put Saturday, April 13 from 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. on your calendar and come see this 87-year-old world-renowned pianist. Cotton has played with Guitar Slim, T-Bone Walker, Big Joe Turner, Dave Bartholomew, Edgar Blanchard and Danny White.
The weather is near perfect this time of year and, if it rains a little, that's what second line umbrellas are for! Plus, this festival is the perfect opportunity to experience the best of New Orleans – the old-world architecture, the fascinating people, great river views, the food, the drink – all in one concentrated area. Take a look at the culinary lineup.
Booking a room at one of the hotels in the French Quarter Collection for French Quarter Fest just makes sense. You'll have your own bathroom near by and you can come and go to the fest as you please. Plus, think of all the money you'll save on transportation! If you're like most of our guests, you'll have the time of your life.
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