New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

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Jazz Fest 2008 with WWOZ!

April 25-27 and May 1-4, 2008

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is probably the greatest music festival on this planet. WWOZ brings you live broadcasts of 32 acts over seven days.

Check out the WWOZ Jazz Fest Live Blog for seven days of amazing fun with hundred of musicians performing, crafts fairs, great food and much more. Email us directly at, for comments to include in the blog or to get messages to the broadcast hosts.

Music Highlights

It's a seven-day marathon of music, food and fun that comes only once a year.

Jazz Fest Live Broadcast Schedule

Music Calendar

In-Stores at the Louisiana Music Factory

Show Host Picks for Jazz Fest 2008

Jazz Fest CubesCreate your personalized schedule with our interactive Jazz Fest cubes.

Jazz Fest Schedule



Piano Night

Held each year on the Monday night between the two New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival weekends, New Orleans' best piano players and special guests tickle the ivories to benefit WWOZ.

Read more about Piano Night 2008

Watch our behind-the-scenes videos from Piano Night

Check out our live coverage from Piano Night

WWOZ Jazz Fest Blog

Keep up with the day's events with our updates and photos live from the Fairgrounds!

WWOZ Jazz Fest Blog



Jazz Fest Food

Jazz Fest is a foodie's paradise, with booths and booths of wonderful delicacies.

Crawfish at Jazz Fest

New Orleans Food Mysteries Explained

WWOZ Cookbook

Brass Pass

Where to pick up your Brass Pass





Community Happenings


Open Sound New Orleans is a collaborative soundmap of the city that asks residents to record, or make recording requests for, the important sounds in their lives. Check out and listen to the sound map of the city at Open Sound New Orleans.

Thursday, April 24th, 7 p.m.Music Tent on Claiborne — 1500 Block of North Claiborne. Free admission. Features Kid Merv, Pinstripe Brass Band, Rockie Charles and more.

Past Jazz Fest Coverage 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008

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