Jazz Festing In Place 2021 Crafts

Published on: October 6th, 2021



CONGO SQUARE AFRICAN MARKETPLACE - Filled with music, art and energy, the Congo Square African Marketplace is alive with the culture and spirit which helped create the jazz and heritage for which New Orleans is known. You will find an array of local, national and international artisans exhibiting ancient crafting techniques, as well as modern variations and adaptations of those techniques. Enjoy the exchange of wares, customs and ideas that embodies a true marketplace experience as you encounter people and art from throughout the African Diaspora.

Congo Square African Marketplace 2020






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CONTEMPORARY CRAFTS a nationally recognized showplace of artists displaying and selling HANDMADE fine art and crafts. These acclaimed craftspeople represent the best of Louisiana and the United States. All genrés of the most exciting, skillfully handmade crafts to be found anywhere can be found in Contemporary Crafts. As countless other Festival attendees have done, find your very own distinct piece of art, running the Jazz Fest gamut from funky to fine.





LOUISIANA MARKETPLACE features exceptional HANDMADE crafts uniquely representing New Orleans and Louisiana’s architecture, music and culture. Through a variety of artistic media, offered by the state’s finest traditional and contemporary artists, find outstanding Creole and Acadian furniture, stunning photography of our famous musicians and cultural icons, symbolic fleur-de-lis jewelry and much more. You will be unable to resist possessing a distinctive tangible piece of Louisiana’s unique culture.This diverse gathering of emerging and established artisans from across the state is right at home next to the incredible music at the Fais Do-Do stage, and ongoing traditional folk demonstrations in the Louisiana Folklife Village.




Thanks to our Jazz Festing in Place Fall 2021 sponsors:




Additional support provided by our Drum Roll sponsors:

Major Services

Bo & Dana Cooper, with thanks forever, and a big "New Orleans Stomp" to Rockin' Ron and Action Jackson

Tulio Murillo-CMC Drywall

Judge and Mrs. Sidney Cates

J Pegues and Maura Sylvester

Bob Edmundson

Red River Bank, a community bank made in Louisiana, made for Louisiana

Louisiana Lottery Corporation

Willow Pharmacy, Inc., serving Cannabis-based products and medical marijuana to southeast Louisiana from our location in beautiful Madisonville

From Penny Warriner in loving memory of her late husband, Bobby Matthews.

Steve Tracy

Judy Wood & Adrian Barton

John C Keller, an OZillian in Atlanta

Julie Pfeffer

Tami Leliuga

Kurt Harrison and his wife, Linda, enjoying Jazz Festing in Place in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Charlottesville, Virginia.

Nancy and Todd Gilbertson, in gratitude for the multi-cultural gumbo with which WWOZ nourishes our souls

Robert Brudd

Roux Bee Platt, another NOLA dog who prefers Festing in Place.

And Lady Giff

Maribel Piza, Immigration Attorney. A former NOLA resident now in South Florida. Proud to be a Guardian of the Groove

Suzie and Ted Bloch

Ethan Miller

Eye Center For Animals

Ray and Fiona in honor of LSU Pediatricians

Alison and Steve Young from Los Angeles

Mahogany Jazz Hall

The Good Food Store & Smoking Good BBQ in Bethel, Maine

Meneray Family Law, LLC, celebrating 10 years of divorce and family practice

Jan Inscho

In memory of Yasmeen (Jazzie) Hart, often referred to as Mother Teresa of the Gold Coast Chicago, IL for she was kind to many homeless & all.

The Photography Studio in Lincoln City

Sarah, Patrick, Hank and Ling down in the Tremé want to Thank everyone at WWOZ for all they do while jamming and having fun!

Matthew Wozniak

Valerie & Lyell Damperr

Access Respiratory Home Care Sleep & Wellness Center.

Dr Ann Borreson, autism spectrum specialist, New Olreans.

Stella, Madeleine Albright, Tiny, and their Humans Vicki and John all Festing in Place in Arlington Virginia.

Mike D'Aquila

Doctor Mary Jo Wright at The Center for Restorative Breast Surgery

Sam Poché and Jenn Saltaformaggio of Team Right Side, Latter & Blum Realtors wish to thank WWOZ for keeping the groove alive

Simonne St.Pe

John & Melanie De Mattei


Richard Gray

Lawrence Kalantari: In honor of swing dancers everywhere.

The Deveney Krewe from Boston

In memory of Vivian Blackwell enjoying herself in Economy Hall.

Ouizzy Girl, festing in place in Montauk, New York

With love to OZ from Murray Ross

McKay/Dickey Family

Cafe Negril on Frenchmen Street, supporting local artistsCafe Negril on Frenchmen Street, supporting local musicians always.

New Orleans Music Events, introducing convention attendees to local music and culture for over 20 years.

The Friends and Family of Suzanne Corley in honor of her almost 20 years of service to WWOZ

Greg, Nell, Wally & Josie at the Southern Nights Country Club

Environments Design

Mr. Michael Zolg

Marketing Company

Craig A MacLeod

Killeaux's on Decatur - there's no better place to Jazz Fest in Place

Perry in New York, in honor of Pops turning me on to 'OZ at an early age.

Mr. Dorian Bennett

Tim Tessman & Amy Jarrard from Minneapolis, MN. So love that 'OZ lets us have a piece of the city that has a piece of our heart.

Ms. Michelle R Slagle

Mara and Joshua Force

French Quarter Patio Planters, caroling in Jackson Square since 1946.

The Rosenbaum Family, from Purchase, New York.

Randy Smith and Smith & Fawer, Attorneys at Law

MJ’s Home Team at Urban Vision/Keller Williams New Orleans

The Roots of Music




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