The deadline is October 1, 2009 for musical groups to apply for slots at the 2010 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell. The application process is simple: Just get your photo, bio, and music samples together and fill out the online form.
In keeping with the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation's mission to promote, preserve, perpetuate and encourage the music, culture and heritage of communities in Louisiana, the vast majority of bands selected to perform at Jazz Fest are based in Louisiana based.
All bands that are chosen for the 2010 Jazz Fest will be contacted after October 1. Once all bands are selected and booked, the Festival will email all groups that were not selected for 2010.