Threadhead Thursday

Thursday, April 25, 2024 

Relax after the opening day of Fest.  Featuring Shantytown Underground.  Doors at 6:30 PM — Music starts at 7:30 PM

City Park Botanical Gardens, 5 Victory Ave., New Orleans LA 70119.  Free admission (consider a $10 donation for City Park) and food and drink will be available for purchase.

Sponsored by New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Foundation and City Park Botanical Gardens.

Threadhead Patry

Tuesday, April 30, 2024   No, it’s not a typo…. it’s the hottest ticket in town during Jazz Fest! Held each year on the Tuesday between Jazz Fest weekends, the enormously popular Patry features a huge line-up of New Orleans musicians as well as cameos by various surprise guests. Generous sponsorship from businesses and individuals, together with much sought after raffle items, allows the Foundation to raise substantial sums for our programs. See the Patry page for more information.

Threadhead Charity Raffle

Each year since 2005, Threadheads have conducted a charity raffle to benefit various non-profit organizations and causes in New Orleans. The raffle was initiated as part of the give-back philosophy adopted by Threadheads in the wake of Hurricane Katrina and in the years since, over $130,000 dollars has been raised and distributed. The 2023 Online Spring Raffle wrapped up on 4/21/23 — we raised $23,188.50.  The winners list is posted here.  Please see the dedicated Raffle website at for more information.

Threadhead Merchandise

The Threadhead Cultural Foundation has some great items for sale – and 100% of the proceeds support the Foundation.

The Threadhead Cookbook “Cooking to the Music: Recipes from Threadhead Kitchens” is available now!  This cookbook features over 200 recipes from Threadheads all over the planet.  Get your copy now before these sell out!

You’ll be stylin’ and profilin’ in a Threadhead Cultural Foundation T-Shirt!  Available in navy blue, heather blue, or heather gray, with THF pocket logo on the front, and “C’mon be a Threadhead” slogan on the back.  Show your Threadhead pride!

Order items from the raffle website at Threadhead Raffle Merchandise