Media Advisory
Feb. 23, 2016
For Immediate Release
Brittany Racca
(337) 365-1540
(888) 942-3742
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Bunk Johnson Historical Kiosk Unveiling 
WHAT: Bunk Johnson Historical Kiosk Unveiling

WHEN: Wednesday, March 9, 2016 at noon.

WHERE: Next to the Sliman Theater for the Performing Arts - 129 E. Main St., New Iberia, La.


The City of New Iberia, the Bunk Johnson Foundation and Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau invite you to attend the official unveiling of the Bunk Johnson Historical Kiosk on March 9 next to the Sliman Theater for the Performing Arts at 129 E. Main St. in New Iberia.

The kiosk honors the legacy of jazz musician William G. "Bunk" Johnson and his impact on Iberia Parish. Born in New Orleans, Johnson lived and is buried in New Iberia. He is credited for teaching Louis Armstrong and other jazz legends. 

IPCVB sponsored the project and provided funds for the construction of the interpretative kiosk.

To learn more about Johnson and the annual Bunk Fest, which celebrates his musical legacy, visit

For more information about the kiosk, contact Fran Thibodeaux, 337-365-1540 or

The Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau is the official parish marketing agency promoting New Iberia, Avery Island, Jefferson Island, Jeanerette, Loreauville and Delcambre as a destination. Marketing programs target leisure travelers, business travelers, media, entertainment industry, and the travel trade including group tour planners, meeting planners, sports planners and special event planners. The bureau operates a parish welcome center in New Iberia.
For more information on parish events and tourism assets, call the bureau at 337-365-1540 or visit
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Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau
2513 Hwy 14 | New Iberia, LA | 70560
(337) 365-1540 | (888) 942-3742