Jazz Fest at 50

In 2019, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival celebrates its 50th birthday! We'll be updating this page all year long with WWOZ Jazz Fest Time Capsules, Jazz Fest Flashbacks, plus historic photos, videos, and much more. 

The Helis Foundation
The Goldring Family Foundation
The Remedy Room
The Ruth U. Fertel Foundation
The Derbes Foundation
Goldfarb Financial
The National World War II Museum
New Orleans Tourism Marketing Corporation
Special thanks to The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation

 

The Neville Brothers: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Wed, 11/13/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Charles Neville performs with the Neville Brothers at Jazz Fest in the early 2000s. Photo by Burt Steel, courtesy of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Archive. In honor of Jazz Fest's 50th anniversary in 2019, we're featuring a Jazz Fest photo of the day with our audience.... Read more

Walter Wolfman Washington: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Tue, 11/12/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Walter Wolfman Washington performs at Jazz Fest in the early 2000s. Photo by Burt Steel, courtesy of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Archive. In honor of Jazz Fest's 50th anniversary in 2019, we're featuring a Jazz Fest photo of the day with our audience. Keep your eyes h... Read more

Carlos Santana: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Mon, 11/11/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Carlos Santana in 2004. Photo by Burt Steel, courtesy of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Archive. In honor of Jazz Fest's 50th anniversary in 2019, we're featuring a Jazz Fest photo of the day with our audience. Keep your eyes here, and at our Jazz Fest 50 page, all year... Read more

Fats Domino 2003: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sun, 11/10/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Fats Domino performs at Jazz Fest on April 24, 2003. Photo by Burt Steel, courtesy of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Archive. In honor of Jazz Fest's 50th anniversary in 2019, we're featuring a Jazz Fest photo of the day with our audience. Keep your eyes here, and at our... Read more

Deacon John Moore: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sat, 11/09/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Deacon John Moore performs at Jazz Fest ca. 2001. Photo by Burt Steel, courtesy of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Archive. In honor of Jazz Fest's 50th anniversary in 2019, we're featuring a Jazz Fest photo of the day with our audience. Keep your eyes here, and at our Ja... Read more

Wynton Marsalis: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Mon, 11/04/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Wynton Marsalis performs at Jazz Fest 2009. Photo by Leon Morris. In honor of Jazz Fest's 50th anniversary in 2019, we're featuring a Jazz Fest photo of the day with our audience. Keep your eyes here, and at our Jazz Fest 50 page, all year long to see them, plus more cele... Read more

Barbara Lynn: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sun, 11/03/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Barbara Lynn performs at Jazz Fest 2008. Photo by Leon Morris. In honor of Jazz Fest's 50th anniversary in 2019, we're featuring a Jazz Fest photo of the day with our audience. Keep your eyes here, and at our Jazz Fest 50 page, all year long to see them, plus more celebra... Read more

Kermit Ruffins: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sat, 11/02/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Kermit Ruffins performs at Jazz Fest 2007. Photo by Leon Morris. In honor of Jazz Fest's 50th anniversary in 2019, we're featuring a Jazz Fest photo of the day with our audience. Keep your eyes here, and at our Jazz Fest 50 page, all year long to see them, plus more celeb... Read more

Big Queen Laurita Dollis: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Fri, 11/01/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Big Queen Laurita Dollis at Jazz Fest 2006. Photo by Black Mold. In honor of Jazz Fest's 50th anniversary in 2019, we're featuring a Jazz Fest photo of the day with our audience. Keep your eyes here, and at our Jazz Fest 50 page, all year long to see them, plus more celeb... Read more

Allen Toussaint: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Thu, 10/31/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Allen Toussaint at Jazz Fest 2005. Photo by Leon Morris. In honor of Jazz Fest's 50th anniversary in 2019, we're featuring a Jazz Fest photo of the day with our audience. Keep your eyes here, and at our Jazz Fest 50 page, all year long to see them, plus more celebration o... Read more

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