The Sacred Music Festival

March 10 at 8:30 AM

COME TOGETHER! 2018 New Orleans Sacred Music Festival!

For complete schedule, bios, information and more, please visit; www.neworleanssacredmusicfestival.org 

In New Orleans, the sacred is funky! Come together with people of all faiths and no faith plus all races and cultures for an immersive and transformative experience of spiritual music, art and food from around the world. 

Now in its 7th year, The 2018 New Orleans Sacred Music Festival is entirely FREE and open to anyone and everyone. Sacred music is powerful. It can heal and uplift us and awaken the profound connections that runs through our diverse cultures and communities. Come experience rituals, art and altars, crafts, food, prayers, and workshops.Performers are drawn from all the city’s spiritual communities, and some acts are international. Both ancient and cutting-edge, the festival is fun, lively, and full of magical moments. Where else will you see Tibetan monks and Mormon elders rocking out to hip-hop and medieval chants? 

Get "sacredly funky" with; 
*Deacon John Moore Spirituals
*Mantra Rock with Sean Johnson And The Wild Lotus Band
*Rasta Reggae by Ben E. Hunter
*Vodou Ceremony with La Source Ancienne Peristyle
*Tibetan Buddhist Chants and Dance by Tsering Phuntsok
*Japanese Taiko Drumming by Mayumi Shara & MaDeTo 
*African drumming with the Djakpa Ewe Ensemble 
*Storytelling with Kalpana Saxena
*Hip Hop with Sonny D 
*Muslim Call to Prayer 
*Hindu Fire Sacrifice with Yogindra Vandana Das
*Yoruba Sacred Songs and Rhythms with Michael Skinkus and Moyuba
*Gospel Diva Cynthia Girtley
*Gurmukhi Chants with Ashana SophiaMichael DoucetJonno FrishbergChad Viator & Chris French
*Jewish Cantorial Music with Joel Colman
*Celtic Tribal Spirituals with Amzie Adams, Dave Greare & Spirit Walker
*And more!

Emcees include;
Morgan Molthrop

Embrace The Healing Center's transformative realm with Sacred Alters by Kelly Cutrone, Gael Thompson, Ricardo Pustanio, Refuge Church, Alexei Kazantsev, Britney Penouilh, Andrew Wiseman and more! 

Experience workshops, classes, Yoga, interactive displays and more! 

'Come Together' at this year's Peace Walk! Join the neighborhood and Strive Towards Solidarity with your neighbors. Meet at St. Roch Park at 9:00am | Walk at 10:00am. More information can be found here: http://www.neworleanssacredmusicfestival.org/peace-walk 

Now more than ever, come together to become part of this funky, inspiring, all-encompassing festival to celebrate faith, community, and the spirit that is human life! 

Presented by New Orleans Healing Center, in partnership with New Orleans Jazz & Heritage FoundationCall and Response Foundation and Wild Lotus Yoga.