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

 

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

Snooks Eaglin and George Porter: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Wed, 10/30/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Snooks Eaglin with George Porter, Jr. in his ear at Jazz Fest 2004. 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... Read more

Henry Butler: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Tue, 10/29/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Henry Butler performs at Jazz Fest 2003. 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

Bonnie Raitt: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Mon, 10/28/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Bonnie Raitt performs at Jazz Fest in 2002. 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

Max Roach: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sun, 10/27/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Max Roach performs at Jazz Fest in 2001. 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 celebrat... Read more

Nicholas Payton: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sat, 10/26/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Nicholas Payton holds his son at Jazz Fest in 2000. 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 mo... Read more

Coco Robicheaux: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Fri, 10/25/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Coco Robicheaux performs in the Blues Tent on April 29, 2011, in what would be his last appearance at Jazz Fest. He was born on this date in 1947. Photo by Jef Jaisun. In honor of Jazz Fest's 50th anniversary in 2019, we're featuring a Jazz Fest photo of the day with our... Read more

Wendell Brunious: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Thu, 10/24/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Wendell Brunious performs at Jazz Fest in 2000. 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 c... Read more

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