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New Orleans Christmas Concerts

November 28th, 2010 by bbnola

New Orleans - French Quarter: Jackson Square and St. Louis Cathedral

Free holiday concerts at St. Louis Cathedral in Jackson Square throughout the month of December.

Christmas is celebrated throughout the month of December in New Orleans, meaning there are plenty of opportunities to experience this holiday in a New Orleans bed and breakfast. The best way to immerse yourself in the holiday spirit is through music.

Live music performances should always be part of a New Orleans vacation, especially in December. Gospel is definitely the most popular music of the month, though it wouldn’t be New Orleans without some jazz. There will be special concerts almost every day of the week, and more than one opportunity to join voices with others and go caroling in the great city of New Orleans.

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The Creole Culture of New Orleans

August 12th, 2010 by bbnola

New Orleans would not be the same without the Creoles. This diverse community helped shape the culture of New Orleans from the outset, bringing influences from their various backgrounds: French, Spanish, German, African, Native American…. One of the most interesting aspects of a stay in New Orleans bed and breakfasts may be exploring the rich Creole heritage of the region, especially through the city’s food and music.

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Satchmo Summerfest: Celebrate Louis Armstrong Aug 5-8

July 30th, 2010 by insideout

What a wonderful world (?)

Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong and his trumpet

Born in New Orleans on August 4, 1901, Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong came to embody the spirit and music of New Orleans to millions of fans of jazz and the Big Easy.

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