Festivals are all about the experiences these days because when you are in New Orleans most everything is an experience. The Rock & Rouge Women’s Music & Food festival & beyond is no different but, in fact, combining many different experiences catered to women and young girls at the forefront. In an addition, there will be in area called “The Dugout” to celebrate an early Happy Father’s Day to those who want to attend with family or friends. The experiences for the day will be as follows:


  • “Women Musicians” – Throughout the event female solo piano players will set an uplifting mood inside the Mint of wonderful sounds for festvial patrons to enjoy while exploring the Museum’s exbihits like, “Women of Note” running through the end of August.
  • “Women Food Chefs”  – Female vendors form all over the city will serve up their dishes of healthy food filled with love in each bite from crab cakes to creole dishes.
  • “Specialty Foodie and drink bars” – TBA
  • “Beauty and Wellness Counters” – Glitter and fragrance and more
  • “Tomboy Tent” – The tent will give young girls, ages 8-15, a chance to experience various career paths thru workshops in Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM).
    • Science – GOO Table
    • Technology – ElectricGirls.org “Squishy Boards” & “Electric Circuits”
    • Engineer – LEGOs and building blocks or something comparable
    • Arts – Drum Workshops; Come out and bang the drums with Boyanna Trayanova
    • Mathematics – “Multiplication Hot Chairs” a math competition game ala musical chairs but with mathematics for ages 8-10.