Jazz Fest 2009

Published on: May 13th, 2009

Jazz Fest 2009 was the 40th Anniversary of Jazz Fest. WWOZ broadcast over 32 acts during the seven days of the fest. Read WWOZ blog posts from during the fest. Big Thank You's go out to all our volunteer krewes and partners.

Check out highlights from Jazz Fest 2009: Food | Piano Night | Photo Slideshow

Food at the Fest

Jazz Fest is a foodie's paradise, with booths and booths of wonderful delicacies.
» Jazz Fest Performers' Food Faves
» Crawfish at Jazz Fest

WWOZ Piano Night

Held each year on the Monday night between the two New Orleans Jazz Fest weekends, New Orleans' best piano players and special guests tickle the ivories to benefit WWOZ. » Buy Piano Night posters and t-shirts » Piano Night 2009

Highlights from the Best Fest Ever

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Please enjoy these photos of musical highlights (and more!) from this year's fest. Here are just some of the fantastic acts who we were fortunate enough to catch:

  • Spencer Bohren
  • Ladysmith Redlions of South Africa
  • The Fairview Brass Band
  • James Andrews & the Crescent City All-Stars
  • Baby Boyz Brass Band
  • Thomas "Big Hat" Fields
  • Ilê Ayiê
  • Louis Armstrong Jazz Camp Alumni & Faculty Band
  • Nick Hughes
  • Gregory Agid
  • Johnaye Kendrick
  • Nicholas Payton
  • Edward "Kidd" Jordan

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