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

 

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

Family Ties: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sun, 07/21/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Family Ties parade at the Fairgrounds in 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 c... Read more

Harry Connick: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sat, 07/20/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Harry Connick, Jr. on the Acura Stage in 2017. 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 ce... Read more

George Clinton: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Mon, 07/22/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Soul Sister interviews George Clinton at the Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage in 2010. Clinton was born on this date in 1941. 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

Little Freddie King: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Fri, 07/19/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Little Freddie King in the Blues Tent in 2012. Photo by Kichea S. Burt. Happy birthday to Little Freddie King! He'll be celebrating with a birthday bash at BJ's tonight.  In honor of Jazz Fest's 50th anniversary in 2019, we're featuring a Jazz Fest photo of the day with ... Read more

Brass-A-Holics: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Thu, 07/18/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Brass-A-Holics perform on the Congo Square Stage in 2015. Photo by Leona Strassberg 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 page, all year long... Read more

Lionel Ferbos: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Wed, 07/17/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Lionel Ferbos backstage at Jazz Fest 2010 before the 'Wonderful World of Louis Armstrong' performance in Economy Hall. Photo by Pat Jolly. Ferbos was born on this date in 1911. In honor of Jazz Fest's 50th anniversary in 2019, we're featuring a Jazz Fest photo of the day... Read more

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