Festy News: Inaugural Bear Creek Bayou Music Fest Announced

The producers of the Bear Creek Music and Arts Festival have announced a new festival taking place at Mardi Gras World in New Orleans Sept. 30 and Oct. 1.

The Live Oak, Florida festival ran for eight years at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. The 2015 edition was to have featured a funk heavy lineup, including Galactic, Soulive and Dumpstaphunk but was unfortunately canceled. The new fest promises a menu rich with the traditional sounds of New Orleans and bands similar to past Bear Creek headliners.

Umphrey’s McGee performs at the 2014 Bear Creek Music & Arts Festival. Artists for the inaugural Bear Creek Bayou Music Festival in New Orleans will be announced soon.

Mardi Gras World is located in the New Orleans Warehouse District along the banks of the Mississippi River and offers a view of the New Orleans skyline.

The full website for the fest will be launched soon, along with the initial band lineup.