As a proud sponsor of French Quarter Festival, Hotel Monteleone is happy to welcome all for a fun-filled weekend of food, music, and more! French Quarter Fest kicks off April 10 and includes four fabulous days of events taking place all throughout the French Quarter. This neighborhood celebration has been going on for more than 30 years and is known as New Orleans’ largest free festival.
Admission to the festival is free of charge, inviting music fans of all ages to come and go as they please. The festival area extends across the French Quarter, from Bourbon Street to the Mississippi Riverfront.
French Quarter Fest 2014: Music
This year’s French Quarter Festival invites over 80 musicians to 20 different stages strategically located throughout the French Quarter. This year’s lineup does not disappoint, featuring a headlining appearance from legendary Dr. John for the first time since 1987.
Other top names from the French Quarter Fest 2014 lineup:
- Lionel Ferbos and the Louisiana Shakers
- Chris Owens
- Irvin Mayfield & The Jazz Playhouse Revue
- Tim Laughlin
- Irma Thomas
- Charmaine Neville
- The Dukes of Dixieland
- Donald Harrison, Jr.
- The Ronnie Kole Show
- Jeremy Davenport
- Joe Krown, Walter “Wolfman” Washington, & Russell Batiste
- The Dixie Cups
- Blues Masters featuring “Big Al” Carson
- Lena Prima
- Dash Rip Rock
- Astral Project
- New Birth Brass Band
- + Many, many more!
French Quarter Fest 2014: Food
Over 60 food vendors will be featured at this year’s fest, passing out delicious treats from alligator sausage and po-boys to sno-balls and daiquiris. Special vendors include Arnaud’s, Galatoire’s, and Restaurant R’evolution.
Stay at the Hotel Monteleone for French Quarter Festival 2014!
Located in the heart of the French Quarter, Hotel Monteleone is the perfect place to call home for the weekend. Stop in for refreshing drink at the Carousel Bar – an iconic must-see in New Orleans.
We still have rooms available! Book your stay with Hotel Monteleone now!