You've probably heard of a one man band, but have you heard of a one string band?
Jamaica's own Brushy One String performs original songs on one guitar string about love, community, and... chickens.
If you missed the One String Wonder today you can catch Brushy at Jazz Fest this Sunday at 12:30pm at the Jazz & Heritage Stage and again at 2:50pm at the Blues tent.
Our food of the day today: Crawfish Monica
Probably the most-lauded of all Jazz Fest Foods was named for inventor Pierre Hilzim's wife, Monica Davidson.
The Zydeco dancers at Fais Do Do stage are one Jazz Fest guarantee. Rain or shine, there is always a lively crew kicking up their heels up front, bouncing, spinning and dipping to the Cajun beats.
Earlier this morning, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation named the Jazz & Heritage Center building (pictured above and located at 1225 N. Rampart Street) in honor of George and Joyce Wein.
Here are a few things of note happening today at Jazz Fest:
Pura Fé Interview, 2:00 - 2:45 on the Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage, inside the Grandstand.
Irma Thomas' Tribute to Mahalia Jackson, 4:40-5:40 in the Gospel Tent.
Lena Prima dazzled the Food Heritage stage in the Grandstand today as she prepared her own meatball recipe for crowd.
Legendary funk, soul, and jazz composer and vibraphone player Roy Ayers stopped by the Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage for an interview with WWOZ's Soul Sister afternoon. XXXXXXXX.
We all know that the Jazz Fest experience begins well before you enter the gate every day.
Our food of the day today: Cochon de Lait Po-Boy
Roy Ayers Interview by WWOZ's Melissa “Soul Sister” Weber, 2:30 - 3:15 on the Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage, inside the Grandstand
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