Jazz Fest

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Irma Thomas: Tricentennial Music Moment

Sat, 02/17/18

Official Jazz Fest 2018 poster

Sat, 02/17/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
The official poster for the 2018 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has been released. The poster features the recently deceased Fats Domino as depicted by artist Terrance Osborne. This is Osborne's fifth Jazz Fest poster, including two Congo Square designs.  This year's... Read more

Community outreach tickets for Jazz Fest 2018

Sun, 01/28/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
Each year, The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation supports community involvement in the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival by distributing thousands of free tickets to the world–famous festival of local music and culture. The application deadline is Monday, March 5 a... Read more

Jazz Fest 2016, Second Weekend, April 28-May 1

Fri, 01/12/18
The first weekend Jazz Fest 2016 is in the books; the second weekend happens April 28-May 1. Why do we love Jazz Fest so much? It has the world's greatest music lineup, a dizzying array of amazing food and drink, and the warm happy vibe of family reunion. Read more

'Reverence,' on Allison Miner

Thu, 09/21/17
In honor of what would've been Allison Miner's 68th birthday (Sep. 23), here's Reverence, a documentary about this uniquely driven woman who had a huge influence on New Orleans music and culture. Reverence is a close look at the life and work of a woman who spent her life "... Read more

100 Best Photos of Jazz Fest 2017

Wed, 05/10/17
The 2017 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is in the books! As always, there was a ton of great music, food, parades, and special moments. Take a look below at some of the best photos of the Fest as captured by the WWOZ photography team-- Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee, Eli Mergel... Read more

Photo highlights from Day 7 of Jazz Fest 2017

Mon, 05/08/17
Our photographers are on the scene to capture the moments that make Jazz Fest special. Check out these highlights from Sunday, May 7 - Day 7, the last day of Jazz Fest 2017!  It was a beautiful day with shining sun and lots of fantastic music.  Read more

Photo highlights from Day 6 of Jazz Fest 2017

Sun, 05/07/17
Our photographers are on the scene to capture the moments that make Jazz Fest special. Check out these highlights from Day 6 (May 6) from Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee, Olivia Greene, Charlie Steiner, and Black Mold! Read more

Photo highlights from Day 5 of Jazz Fest 2017

Sat, 05/06/17
Our photographers are on the scene to capture the moments that make Jazz Fest special. Check out these highlights from Day 5 (May 5) from Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee, Black Mold, and Eli Mergel! Read more

Interview: Trey Anastasio

Fri, 05/05/17
WWOZ's Dean Ellis got to sit down with Trey Anastasio of The Trey Anastasio Band before they rocked the Gentilly Stage on Day 1 of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival last Friday, April 28, 2017.  There are "more great local musicians in this town today than in the res... Read more

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