Notes for Education Northshore presents the 4th Annual Slidell Jazz & Blues Festival, to be held May 26, 2018, from 3pm to 10pm in Slidell's Heritage Park.
The festival presents outstanding live music by top regional acts. The 2017 festival featured The Big E Brass Band, New Suit Band, Stephanie Jordan, Astral Project and Christone “Kingfish” Ingram. This a family-friendly festival, too, with a kids' zone, as well as an art market, and of course food and beverages by local restaurants.
The mission of the Slidell Jazz and Blues Festival is to promote and support Jazz & Blues in Southeastern Louisiana and the cultural, musical, and artistic enrichment of the Northshore community. Funds generated will support a local program called Notes For Education Northshore, which supports local music education, provides musical instruments for students and/or provides music grants or scholarships to local young musicians.