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New Orleans Airport Issues Call for Local Musicians
Seeking local musical acts to perform at the Airport

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY), in partnership with the City of New Orleans Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy (OCE), issued a call for musicians interested in performing at the Airport as part of its live entertainment program. Interested local musicians are invited to apply before Tuesday, June 4 for the opportunity to entertain the thousands of travelers flying into and out of the region each day.

Click here to apply.
Solo acts or groups of up to four will be considered for performances on the Jazz Garden Stage on level one of the Airport terminal in the arrivals area. The acts must be comfortable welcoming guests and commit to at least one 3-hour performance per week for 3 months. Applicants are required to read and agree to the Airport’s musician performance guidelines and complete an interest form where they must submit a video of a performance.
Read the musician performance guidelines here.
Jazz is the preferred genre for performances at the terminal, however, the following genres may also be considered: Blues, Zydeco, Funk, R&B/Soul and Classical. Performers will be paid a standard rate and will have the opportunity to receive tips.
A call for musicians will be issued quarterly and applicants will be evaluated by a committee that includes representatives from the Airport, OCE and the local music community.
For more information and updates about the live music program at MSY, visit flyMSY.com/music.