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

 

Stage 4 in 1972: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sun, 07/07/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Stage 4 in 1972. Photo by John Messina, 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 lon... Read more

Shannon Powell: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sat, 07/06/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Shannon Powell performs at the tribute to Smokey Johnson at Jazz Fest 2016. Photo by Kichea S. Burt. 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 y... Read more

Bonnie Raitt and Roger Lewis: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Fri, 07/05/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Bonnie Raitt and Roger Lewis perform at the Tribute to Fats Domino at Jazz Fest 2018. Photo by Kichea S. Burt. 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 p... Read more

Carlos Santana: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Thu, 07/04/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Carlos Santana performs at Jazz Fest 2014. Photo by Kichea S. Burt. 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 ce... Read more

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Wed, 07/03/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
After Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah's 'Stretch Music' performance at Jazz Fest 2016. Photo by Kichea S. Burt. 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 pa... Read more

Charles Neville: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Tue, 07/02/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Charles Neville performs at Jazz Fest 2015. Photo by Kichea S. Burt. 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 c... Read more

Ron Carter Trio: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Mon, 07/01/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Ron Carter Trio performs at Jazz Fest 2018. Photo by Kichea S. Burt. 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 c... Read more

Kerry Brown: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sun, 06/30/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Kerry Brown performs with Ironing Board Sam at Jazz Fest 2015. Photo by Kichea S. Burt. 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 s... Read more

Donald Harrison: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sat, 06/29/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Donald Harrison, Jr. 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... Read more

Pete Fountain: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Fri, 06/28/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Pete Fountain 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 celebr... Read more

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