Jazz Fest Photo of the Day

Tightrope walker: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sat, 02/16/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Tightrope walker Will Sodo reaches new heights above 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. K... Read more

Fairgrounds Map: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Wed, 02/13/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Jazz Fest goers plotting their way around the Fairgrounds in 1987. Photo by Burt Steel, 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 h... Read more

Dancing in Economy Hall: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Thu, 02/14/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Liz Weiner and Brian Ferdman dance during Preservation Hall Jazz Band's set in Economy Hall tent on May 4, 2013. 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... Read more

Dr. John: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Fri, 02/15/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Dr. John on the Acura Stage on April 24, 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

New Orleans Groove Masters: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Tue, 02/12/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
The New Orleans Groove Masters featuring Shannon Powell, Herlin Riley, and Jason Marsalis on May 6, 2017. Happy birthday to Herlin Riley! 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 ou... Read more

Treme Brass Band with Trombone Shorty: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Mon, 02/11/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
18-year-old Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews performs with the Treme Brass Band in Economy Hall on May 2, 2004. Uncle Lionel Batiste, pictured here on bass drum, was born on this date in 1931. Photo by Ice Cube Slim, courtesy of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Archive.  In... Read more

Dianne Reeves: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sat, 02/09/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Dianne Reeves in the WWOZ Jazz Tent on May 5, 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 year long to see them, plus m... Read more

Deacon John: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sun, 02/10/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Deacon John at Jazz Fest 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 celebration of th... Read more

An intimate performance: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Fri, 02/08/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
The early Jazz Fests were more intimate-- here's a shot of the audience sitting in front of the stage in 1971 by John Messina, courtesy of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Archive. This is in Congo Square, the site of the first two festivals. In honor of Jazz Fest's 50th ... Read more

Leyla McCalla: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Wed, 02/06/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Leyla McCalla on the Lagniappe Stage on May 5, 2017. 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 year long to see them, plus ... Read more

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