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

 

Bobby Rush: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sun, 06/09/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Bobby Rush in the Blues Tent at Jazz Fest on April 27, 2018. Photo by Marc PoKempner. 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

Germaine Bazzle: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Thu, 06/06/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Germaine Bazzle performs in the Jazz Tent at Jazz Fest 2017. Photo by Marc PoKempner. 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

John Boutte: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Wed, 06/05/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
John Boutte performs in the Jazz Tent at Jazz Fest 2016. Photo by Marc PoKempner. 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 the... Read more

Chouval Bwa Traditionnel: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Tue, 06/04/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Chouval Bwa Traditionnel of Martinique (carousel) at Jazz Fest 2019. Photo by Marc PoKempner. 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

Kids Area: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Mon, 06/03/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Kids Area in 1986. Photo by Harold Baquet, 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

Inside the Gospel Tent, 1986: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sun, 06/02/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Inside the Gospel Tent in 1986. Photo by Harold Baquet, 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 pa... Read more

Artist at work in 1986: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sat, 06/01/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Artist at work at the Fairgrounds in 1986. Photo by Harold Baquet, 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 ... Read more

BayouWear buds: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Fri, 05/31/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
BayouWear buds on May 4, 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 celebrat... Read more

Security: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Thu, 05/30/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Just two of the people who keep Jazz Fest running smoothly on May 5, 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, ... Read more

Fessheads: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Wed, 05/29/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Fessheads united at Jazz Fest 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, plu... Read more

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