New Orleans Events – Wednesday, May 3

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – Associated Press Louisiana Daybook for Wednesday, May 3.



Wednesday, May. 3 – New Orleans Civic Leadership Academy meeting, 6:00 p.m.

Location: City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., New Orleans, LA.


Wednesday, May. 3 – Saturday, May. 6 –10th Annual National Conference on Health Disparities.

Location: JW Marriott, New Orleans, LA.



Thursday, May. 4 – Sunday, May. 7 – New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival second weekend, headlined by Widespread Panic (Thursday), Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds (Friday), Stevie Wonder (Saturday) and Kings of Leon (Sunday). Thursday’s other performers include Darius Rucker, Corinne Bailey Rae, Tower of Power and Herb Alpert & Lani Hall, plus a salute to Louis Armstrong featuring Hugh Masekela and Dr. Michael White.

Location: Fair Grounds Race Course, 1751 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA.


Thursday, May. 4 – Sunday, May 14 – Contraband Days Festival, pirate-themed festival revolving around the legend of pirate Jean Lafitte. Festival celebrates its 60th anniversary this year.

Location: Lake Charles, LA.


Friday, May. 5 – Sunday, May – 57th Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival, annual celebration of Crawfish and Cajun heritage.

Location: Breaux Bridge, LA.


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