Words & Music's official festival hotel is Hotel St. Vincent, located in the Lower Garden District. Learn more:

Book your room by September 30 for an exclusive discount available only to festival attendees!  Use Group Code BO1122 when booking, or use the following link and the code will be applied automatically:



New Orleans Jazz Market,  1436 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd, New Orleans, LA 70113: The New Orleans Jazz Market was thoughtfully crafted to be a performing arts venue and Jazz community center for the Central City neighborhood and Greater New Orleans region. Learn more:


TEP Center, 5909 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117:  "In the South, archives were established at the turn of the Nineteenth Century with the mission to preserve an incomplete documentation of the region in favor of white supremacy and the Confederacy.  The Tate, Etienne, Prevost (TEP) Center counters these narratives in its very existence."--Leona Tate, Founder.  Learn more: