Zulu Hosts Lundi Gras Festival

Zulu is presenting its annual Lundi Gras festival on the New Orleans riverfront at Woldenberg Park today.

The event begins at 10 a.m. and continues through 6:30 p.m. with music, food and crafts.

The festival will feature local, world-renowned and Grammy award winning entertainers performing on three stages. Among those performing are Tonya Boyd-Cannon, the Rebirth Brass Band, Michael "Soulman" Baptiste, Dwayne Dopsie and Amanda Shaw.

Boyd-Cannon, a classically trained vocalist, appeared on "The Voice" and has been a teacher at the Kipp McDonough 15 School for the Creative Arts.  She is scheduled to appear on Golden Nugget Stage at 5:15 p.m.

Zulu characters including "Mr. Big Stuff" and the "Witch Doctor" will appear throughout the day.

Food will be available from at least seven vendors.

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