Jazz Fest

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Walter Wolfman Washington: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sat, 12/21/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Walter Wolfman Washington performs with the Joe Krown Trio in the Blues Tent on April 28, 2017. It's his birthday today-- happy birthday, Wolfman! Photo by Ryan Hodgson-Rigsbee.  In honor of Jazz Fest's 50th anniversary in 2019, we're featuring a Jazz Fest photo of the d... Read more

Professor Longhair 1973: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Thu, 12/19/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Professor Longhair makes his way across the field at Jazz Fest 1973. He was born on this date in 1918. Photo by John Messina, 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 d... Read more

James Booker 1979: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Tue, 12/17/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
James Booker makes his way to the stage, May 6, 1979. Today would've been his 80th birthday. Photo by Burt Steel, courtesy of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Archive. And tune in to tonight's Kitchen Sink, 10pm-12am-- David Kunian will be playing the music of the "Black Ch... Read more

Poppa Funk: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Mon, 12/16/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Art Neville on the Acura Stage ca. 2001. He would've been 82 tomorrow. Photo by Owen Murphy, 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 ey... Read more

Economy Hall team: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Wed, 12/18/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Economy Hall team before the gates opened on May 2, 2019. Photo by Carrie Booher. 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

Crosby, Stills, and Nash: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sun, 12/15/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Crosby, Stills, and Nash at Jazz Fest on April 25, 2003. 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, ... Read more

We've Got The Power: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Fri, 12/20/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
The integral power station! At Jazz Fest 2015. 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

Rhythmporium: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sun, 12/22/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Rhythmporium at Jazz Fest 2015. 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 celebration o... Read more

Bob Dylan: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Sat, 12/14/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Bob Dylan on the Acura Stage, April 25, 2003. 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 ce... Read more

Irma Thomas on air with Samirah Evans: Jazz Fest at 50 Photo of the Day

Fri, 12/13/19
Authored by Carrie Booher
Irma Thomas on air with WWOZ's Samirah Evans at Jazz Fest 2000. 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 celebra... Read more

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