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Sep 12, 2013 11:27 AM by MELISSA CANONE, PHOTO: FQFI.ORG

Musicians Wanted for 31st Annual French Quarter Festival

French Quarter Festivals, Inc. (FQFI) is now accepting applications for local musicians interested in performing at the 31st annual French Quarter Festival presented by Chevron, which will take place April 10-13, 2014. Interested performers should access the application online by clicking here. The deadline for application is November 1, 2013.

The 2014 festival will feature over 400 hours of local music across 20+ stages throughout the historic French Quarter. French Quarter Festival showcases New Orleans and Louisiana musicians, with genres including traditional and contemporary jazz to rhythm and blues, funk, brass band, folk, gospel, rock, reggae, Latin, and classical. French Quarter Festival's Entertainment Committee makes the final selection of local and regional artists who will perform at the 'largest free music festival in the South.' In 2013, over 560,000 people attended French Quarter Festival.

All New Orleans and Louisiana musicians (both union and non-union) are encouraged to apply. To fill out an application online and learn more about performing at the festival, visit the FQFI website: www.fqfi.org and click on the word 'application' at the top of the page. To request an application by mail, contact Entertainment Manager Greg Schatz at 504-227-3121 or via email at greg@fqfi.org.


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