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

 

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

Wed, 10/02/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Deacon John Moore hits the stage in the Blues Tent on April 28, 2019. 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 ... Read more

Smokey Robinson: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Tue, 10/01/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Motown legend Smokey Robinson performs at the Congo Square stage on May 6, 2018. 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... Read more

Roots of Music: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sat, 10/05/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Roots of Music performs at Jazz Fest 2016. 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 c... Read more

Pete Seeger: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sun, 09/29/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Pete Seeger celebrates his 90th birthday at Jazz Fest in 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 ... Read more

Tab Benoit: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sat, 09/28/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Tab Benoit performs at Jazz Fest on April 26, 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 th... Read more

Johnny Sansone: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Fri, 09/27/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Happy birthday to Johnny Sansone! Here's a shot from his performance with Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars on May 3, 2019. 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... Read more

Nicholas Payton: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Thu, 09/26/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Happy birthday to Nicholas Payton! Here's a shot from his performance in the Jazz Tent at Jazz Fest 2019. Photo by Marion Hill. 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 ou... Read more

Second line in the Blues Tent: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Wed, 09/25/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
A second line in the Blues Tent during Glen David Andrews' performance on May 2, 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 F... Read more

Lost Bayou Ramblers: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Tue, 09/24/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Andre Michot performs with Lost Bayou Ramblers on the Fais Do Do Stage on May 3, 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 F... Read more

Ani DiFranco: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Mon, 09/23/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Ani DiFranco performs on May 3, 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 ... Read more

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