Tab Benoit, Amanda Shaw headline 2019 Bayou Boogaloo

Last year, the first day was brought to a halt when a storm blew through the area, twisting tents and stages.

by Mary Staes
March 13, 2019

Blues guitarist Tab Benoit and violinist Amanda Shaw are headlining the 2019 Bayou Boogaloo Festival, taking place May 17-19.

Benoit will hit the stage solo and with his popular Police cover band, The Fuzz.

Also performing at the Boogaloo will be Grammy winner Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys, Cowboy Mouth, Little Freddie King and Erica Falls.

The festival is entering its 14th year. Last year, the first day was brought to a halt when a storm blew through the area, twisting tents and stages. Workers brought the site back to life Saturday and Sunday for the remainder of the festival.

 

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The festival celebrates Bayou St. John, and hundreds of people take to the waters of the bayou. More than 30 local restaurants also participate in the festival.

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What: Mid-City Bayou Boogaloo
Where: Entrances at Orleans Avenue and Moss Street or Orleans Avenue and N. Jefferson Davis Parkway
When: May 17-19, 2019
Cost: By Donation via cash or credit at the gate

Bayou St John
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New Orleans, LA 70119, USA
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Mon-Sun Open 24 hours
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Mary Staes is Digital Content Lead for Very Local. She works with our freelancers and crafts content for our social media platforms and website. Before Very Local, she worked with CBS affiliate WWL-TV as a web producer and weekend assignment editor for about 4 years. She has also handled broadcast coverage for 160 Marine Reserve training facilities while she served as an active duty Marine. As a native New Orleanian, she takes being "very local" to heart. She loves being intertwined with the culture and figuring out how there are less than two degrees of separation between us all, whether...

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