Satchmo SummerFest kicks off Friday in the French Quarter

Sights and sounds of Satchmo SummerFest

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The annual Satchmo SummerFest is kicking off this morning at the Old New Orleans Mint.

The Satchmo SummerFest is held every year to celebrate the life of Louis Armstrong.

This weekend would have been Armstrong's 117th birthday. His legacy lives on through his music and the festival in his name.

The Satchmo Summerfest is back at the Mint after a year in Jackson Square. The festival events will happen rain or shine.

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