Algiers Fest salutes military with Tank and the Bangas, Rebirth, Marine Corps Band

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

The second annual Algiers Fest will celebrate "the miiltary and our community'' Sept. 17 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on the grounds of Federal City, located off of Gen. Meyer Avenue and Shirley Drive in Algiers. Admission and parking are free.

The music lineup is: Rockin' Dopsie Jr. and the Zydeco Twisters, Tank and the Bangas, Rebirth Brass Band, the Marine Corps Band, Johnny Sansone and DJ Captain Charles.

Food trucks will sell refreshments, and there will be beer, wine and soft drinks for sale also. Artists will sell their wares and there will be children's activities.

The event is sponsored by the Algiers Development District.

By Melinda Morris, | The Times-Picayune