William G. "Bunk" Johnson Trail

445 East Main Street, New Iberia, LA 70518
337-364-7024
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Property Description

Bunk Johnson was a Jazz musician who lived in New Iberia and is credited for teaching Louis Armstrong and other Jazz legends. Learn more about Bunk Johnson and his music in the historical collection hosted at the Iberia Parish Library's Main branch. Visit his grave at St. Edward's Cemetery, as well as the Memorial Plaza dedicated to his memory on Hopkins Street. Attend the Bunk Johnson Festival held every year in May.

Directions

US 90 Exit 128A on LA 14 toward into New Iberia (it becomes Center St.). At St. Peter St. (Hwy 182 E.) turn right go to Bank St. turn left to Main St, (Hwy 182 W.), “Jazz Trail” begins in library on right.