Jazz Fest

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Second Lines, Mardi Gras Indians, and Brass Bands at Jazz Fest, Friday April 26

Thu, 04/25/13
Authored by David Stafford
What's going on at the Jazz & Heritage Stage and around the Fair Grounds. 11:15 - 12:00 Semolian Warriors Mardi Gras Indians 11:30 - 12:15 Brass Band Throwdown - [Kids Tent] 12:20 - 1:20 Young Pinstripe Brass Band 1:40 - 2:25 ... Read more

The New Orleans Piano Tradition

Mon, 04/15/13
Authored by David Stafford
We're two weeks from WWOZ's Piano Night at the House of Blues, a night which celebrates the New Orleans piano tradition. If you'd like to know more about that tradition, here are a couple of video introductions. The first is a lecture/performance by Tom McDermott (who's pla... Read more

Introducing the 2016 Brass Pass

Mon, 01/14/13
It's never too early to start thinking about next year's Jazz Fest! WWOZ's supply of Brass Passes ran out earlier than ever last year... Read more

Students Visit the Fairgrounds for Jazz Fest

Thu, 05/05/11
Authored by Briana Prevost
"I'mma need y'all to stay with the group," says Music Director at Abramson Science and Technology Charter School, Erica Johnson, as she looks after some eager gradeschoolers who want to buy sno-balls."I can't let you guys walk by yourself, this is a big place; we need to st... Read more

Jazz Fest - Week 2 - Day 4 - with the Boudin Man

Mon, 05/03/10

Jazz Fest - Week 2 - Day 3 - with the Boudin Man

Sun, 05/02/10

Jazz Fest - Week 2 - Day 2 - with the Boudin Man

Sat, 05/01/10

Chouval Bwa at New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Fri, 04/30/10
You can see the Chouval Bwa Orchestra of Martinique performing on the Jazz and Heritage Stage on Sunday at 1:40 P.M. Read more

Jazz Fest - Week 2 - Day 1 - with the Boudin Man

Fri, 04/30/10

Jazz Fest Food Spotlight: Benacchin

Sat, 04/24/10
Authored by Your Friend
The number of ways to experience the food at Jazz Fest can be overwhelming, but some of the options can actually take you farther than others. For instance, in years past, I would have headed straight for a meat-pie line. This year, it’s all about that Doh Doh and Jama Jama fr... Read more

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