Jazz Fest 2024

906x680 Nicholas Payton [Photo by Leon Morris]

Nicholas Payton [Photo by Leon Morris]
Nicholas Payton at Jazz Fest 2016 [Photo by Leon Morris]
Saturday, April 27, 2024 -
11:00am to 7:00pm

Fair Grounds Race Course

1751 Gentilly Boulevard
New Orleans, LA 70119

Upcoming Shows

Tune in to WWOZ to hear the sounds from all eight days of Jazz Fest 2024! Listen locally at 90.7 FM or from anywhere in the world at this link.

Broadcast schedule for Saturday, April 27 (subject to change):

11:15am-12:10pm Baby Boyz Brass Band from the Jazz & Heritage Stage
12:25-1:15pm Sierra Green and the Giants from the Blues Tent
1:40-2:35pm James Andrews & the Crescent City All-Stars
2:45-3:45pm Victor Campbell from WWOZ Jazz Tent
4:200-5:05pm Alexey Marti from WWOZ Jazz Tent
5:50-7pm Nicholas Payton & the Nth Power from WWOZ Jazz Tent

Thanks to our 2024 Jazz Fest Live! broadcast sponsors:




Additional Funding for Jazz Fest Live! on WWOZ is provided by our Drum Roll Sponsors:

Sarah Martin and Tom Lewis

Vicky & Max Loubiere

Krewe De Blender; Celebrating 20 years at JazzFest.

The NolaNauts Band from Upstate New York.

Bonnie Rankin and Gary Whitacre - JazzFesting since 2006.

Bob Gibson, owner of The Photography Studio, the premier photography studio on the Oregon coast, is proud to support the important work of WWOZ. Please enjoy this live broadcast of Jazz Fest.

Margaret Carno, supporting the Groove and helping to keep the music alive from Rochester NY!

Bob Brudd from Orland Park, Illinois.

The Natchez Hotel helping guard the groove since 2015. Visit us at thenatchez.com! Fest on!

Gary Barth From Wisconsin Is Honored To Be A Guardian Of The Groove At WWOZ!

Happy Jazz Fest to everyone from the Longfield family: Michael, Jennifer, Daisy & Bonnie! Don't forget to check out the Saturday morning brunch club 10-noon on WWOZ!

Penny Warriner, in loving memory of her late husband, Bobby Matthews, an original Guardian of the Groove.

McLaren Law Firm. Happy Jazz Fest from the New Orleans Rock and Roll Attorney.

Chef Clyde, Miss Sophia and Snickers

Robert & Andrea Jeanfreau believe together, we can make a meaningful difference and help sustain and preserve the rich musical tradition and cultural legacy that defines New Orleans.

Lillian Range

JB Awnings - serving New Orleans and surrounding areas.

Dr. Quinton Miner at Lakeview Endodontics.

For Kerry "Nemo" Clanton and his massive love and passion he exuded and shared for all things New Orleans and WWOZ. Let that soul shine.

The Sitz Family in Houston, Texas. Happily supporting 'OZ ... Yee Haaaaw!!

Hal Reese & Emily Culbertson

Ginger & Lola, from Chi-Town, Guardians of the Groove who can party like the Rolling Stones.

From the Gilbertson’s, with love and admiration to all the amazing OZ staff and DJ’s. Thanks for all the music and for your tireless dedication to the legacy of our region.

Michael Cerveris, Kimberly Kaye and all the Loose Cattle band thanking ‘OZ for bringing Louisiana music to the planet and being the seven day soundtrack of life in the Crescent City.

Matt and Bridgette Kaiser, giving a shout out to Dan Tkachyk! We'll meet you at Molly's.

In memory of Diane De Mattei, lover of good food, great music, and friendly people.

Doctor James Scott McMurray, a Guardian of the E.N.T. Groove at the Children’s Hospital of New Orleans.

Jeanette Ward & Greg Mayer in honor of all the beautiful souls in our favorite city in the world.

Dr. Bob Be Nice or Leave says come on by the studio.

We are so happy to support the best radio station in the world! Thanks OZ! In the groove we trust, James and Cool Rockin Loretta Davis.

Tom Littleton says Thank you WWOZ, for bringing the Groove to me, and my grandkids, in Delaware!

Terry and Lynette DuFrene, proud listeners and supporters of WWOZ since we moved back to the French Quarter and New Orleans in 2011.

Mark Rochon, in honor of John Sinclair: from Motor City to Crescent City, he was a spark that brightened the world.

Alyssa and Zack at Undergrowth Coffee 4332 Magazine St… Keeping Coffee Pure.

Cam Marston and his family in Mobile who stream WWOZ in the kitchen throughout the day.

From David and Allison in Boston, lovers of ‘OZ and Trad Jazz with Leslie Cooper.

The Law Offices of Thomas Van Houten in Springvale, Maine, helping folks injured in car crashes since 1986.

Casey Lipscomb

Anders Grender - Grateful to have discovered WWOZ as a Tulane Freshman at 3am on the neutral ground outside of Tips after a Neville Brothers concert in 1981.

Cindy, Candace, Jeanne - wishing everyone a happy Jazz Fest!

Audubon Companies – Delivering innovative and sustainable solutions for a better tomorrow.

From Marie Breaux and Peter Martinat, in memory of two dear friends Beth Turner and Gary McPherson – somewhere she’s playing piano and he’s having a $2 "Professor Gary beer."

DeuxNola.com, a new locally-sourced website sharing the best places and things to do in the Crescent City.

From Susan and Jeff Unruh: WWOZ is our daily connection to New Orleans when we're home in California. Proud to be Guardians of the Groove!

A shout out to Thom Wilson from Mom and Dad.

Bill from Boring, Maryland, thanking Winston and Kurt for introducing me to New Orleans and Jazz Fest in 1985!

Piper and Kelli with their Hellion Hounds in Music City, TN are proud to support and fly the flags of the greatest station in the nation, WWOZ, ya heard?

Fellow guardians of the groove, Bo and Amanda Mcdonald.

MaxiMangoArts shouting out to "Some like it hot", the NOLA jazz band: specially to Chadmo and Ryan, who wail to the Maxx. Also, warmest of regards to all Clowns on Desire St, to Ms. Jane and Pierre for their gracious hospitality.

State Farm Agent Thelma Meyers, in Gretna, La wants to shout out to all the Jazz Festers! Have fun, keep your cool.

Guy and Althea Labbe-celebrating OZ, Fest and All things NOLA!

In honor of the incredible Staff, Show Hosts and Volunteers of WWOZ.

And, in loving memory of Verna and Sidney Arroyo, the inspiration for WWOZ’S FESTING IN PLACE series!

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