NOLA Crawfish Festival 2017 Lineup. Photo by: NOLA Crawfish Festival / Twitter
NOLA Crawfish Festival 2017 Lineup. Photo by: NOLA Crawfish Festival / Twitter

Raw Oyster Cult is set to Perform with Darcy Malone and Special Guests

New Orleans is a boilerplate for live entertainment with Mardi Gras taking place, followed by Jazz Fest, and tucked in between the two weeks of Jazz Fest, culinary and music advocates can try out the NOLA Crawfish Festival on May 1-3.

This year, the NOLA Crawfish Festival will take place at Central City BBQ on 1201 S Rampart Street in downtown New Orleans.


Music for the three day event includes: Neville Jacobs Ivan Neville, Chris Jacobs, Tony Hall, Brady Blade, Eric Lindell, Good Enough for Good Times (Robert Mercurio, Jeff Raines, Simon Lott, Joe Ashlar), Khris Royal & Dark Matter on day 1.

Day 2 will host music acts: NCF Funk Squad Eric Krasno, Geroge Porter Jr., John Medeski, Terrence Higgins, MVP (John Cleary, Nigel Hall, Tony Hall, Derwin “Big D” Perkins, Raymond Weber), Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory with Luther Dickinson and Boukou Groove.

On Wednesday, May 3 the festival will host: Crawfish Fest All-Stars (George Porter Jr., John “Papa” Gros, June Yamagishi, Terence Higgins, Special Guests), Crawfish Cook-Off with Corey Henry and The Treme Funktet, Raw Oyster Cult Feat. Darcy Malone and Special Guests and Organ Freeman.

Grab tickets and passes for the NOLA Crawfish Festival via their main website.

NOLA Crawfish Fest 2017 Announcement video

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Matthew McGuire is the founder and editor of Crescent Vale News. In 2014, he acquired a master's degree in Professional Media and Media Management from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.