Artwork by Alina T. Allen

The Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association is throwing a big party next month.

The Lower 9 Fest, a free celebration, will feature live music by Kermit Ruffins, food trucks and a big kick off second line parade led by the Zulu Social Aid & Pleasure Club King and Queen and Stooges Brass Band.

Saturday, August 27

12:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Oliver Bush Playground, 2500 Fats Domino Avenue.