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

 

Victor Goines, James Andrews, Wycliffe Gordon: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Thu, 08/01/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Victor Goines, James Andrews, and Wycliffe Gordon in Economy Hall for the Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong performance in 2010. Photo by Pat Jolly. In honor of Jazz Fest's 50th anniversary in 2019, we're featuring a Jazz Fest photo of the day with our audience. Keep yo... Read more

Young Men Olympians: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Wed, 07/31/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Young Men Olympians in the early 2000s. Photo by Ice Cube Slim, 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 Fe... Read more

Buddy Guy: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Tue, 07/30/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Buddy Guy performs at Jazz Fest 2005. Photo by Leon Morris. It's Buddy's birthday-- happy birthday! 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 ye... Read more

Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Jazz Orchestra: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sun, 07/28/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Jazz Orchestra perform in the WWOZ Jazz Tent in 2015. Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee. It's Delfeayo's birthday-- happy birthday! In honor of Jazz Fest's 50th anniversary in 2019, we're featuring a Jazz Fest photo of the day with our audience... Read more

A young Indian: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sat, 07/27/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
A young Black Indian of Mardi Gras at the Fairgrounds in the early or mid-1990s. Photo by Ice Cube Slim, 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... Read more

Tank & the Bangas: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Fri, 07/26/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Tank & the Bangas energetic set on the Acura Stage in 2019. Photo by Jamell Tate. 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

Hazel & the Delta Ramblers: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Thu, 07/25/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Hazel & the Delta Ramblers perform at the new Rhythmpourium Stage at Jazz Fest 2019. Photo by Bob Rodrigue. 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

Galactic: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Wed, 07/24/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Erica Falls and Corey Henry performs with Galactic at Jazz Fest in 2016. 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 lon... Read more

Don Vappie: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Mon, 07/29/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Don Vappie performs in Economy Hall on May 4, 2018. 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

Pheasant, quail, and andouille gumbo: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Tue, 07/23/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Pheasant, quail, and andouille gumbo 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, plu... Read more

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