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

 

Indian on the infield: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Mon, 08/19/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
On the infield on day 2 of Jazz Fest 2016. Photo by Eli Mergel. 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

Young Magnolias: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Fri, 08/16/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Young Magnolias in 2018. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee. 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 of... Read more

Mohawk Hunters: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Thu, 08/15/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Mohawk Hunters in 2019. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee. 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 of ... Read more

Beadwork: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Wed, 08/14/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Black Indians of Mardi Gras beadwork in the Cultural Exchange Pavilion in 2012. Photo by Bill Sasser. 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 ... Read more

On the pathway: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Tue, 08/13/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Indians a-comin' in 2011! Photo by Richie Drouant. 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 of the ... Read more

Benny Jones: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sun, 08/11/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Happy birthday to Mr. Benny Jones of Treme Brass Band! Photo at Jazz Fest 2019 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 lon... Read more

Ivan Neville: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Mon, 08/19/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Happy birthday to Ivan Neville! He was born on this date in 1959. Photo at Jazz Fest 2019 by Charlie Steiner. 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

Marlon Jordan: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Wed, 08/21/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Happy birthday to Marlon Jordan! He was born on this date in 1970. Photo at Jazz Fest 2016 by Erik D. Waters. 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

Wayne Shorter: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sun, 08/25/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Happy birthday to Wayne Shorter! He was born on this date in 1933. Photo at Jazz Fest 2016 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

Branford Marsalis: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Mon, 08/26/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Happy birthday to Branford Marsalis! He was born on this date in 1960. Photo at Jazz Fest 2007 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 p... Read more

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