At the seventh annual Central City Festival ("Make a Joyful Noise"), Irvin Mayfield takes the lead as the New Orleans Cultural Ambassador along with his New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Revue. The line-up also features “Latin King” Fredy Omar, the colorful Creole Wild West Mardi Indians, Lucky Lou with a youth bounce competition, Ashé’s Sistahs Making a Change, and the Kuumba Institute kids. Festival goers will move to the rhythms of a range of music from bounce to second-line and from jazz to Latin beats. The festivities extend to a health fair, a children’s area, door prizes, food, and crafts vendors. 11 am–6 pm at the 1600 and 1700 blocks of Oretha Castle Haley Boulevard. bit.ly/centralcityfest2013.