Jazz Fest

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

5 things to know for 3/3-3/9

Fri, 03/03/17
1) Mardi Gras is over (check out the photo highlights) and we're quickly heading towards festival season! YLC's Wednesday at the Square announced their lineup last week. Irma Thomas will open this free weekly concert series at Lafayette Square on March 15. French Quarter Fe... Read more

Jazz Fest Community Outreach Tickets: app due Monday

Thu, 03/02/17
Authored by Carrie Booher
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation supports community involvement in the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival by distributing thousands of free tickets to the world–famous festival of local music and culture. As it has for many years, the Foundation’s Community Outr... Read more

Christian McBride Co-Hosts Soul Sister's "Soul Power" this Saturday, May 2, for James Brown Birthday Show

Sat, 05/02/15
Authored by Soul Sister
Bass virtuoso and four-time Grammy winner Christian McBride is one of the most important figures in jazz, having been associated with Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, Freddie Hubbard, and many others, in addition to his own projects. His love of jazz is matched to his love of S... Read more

Application for Jazz Fest Community Outreach Tickets Now Open

Sun, 01/18/15
Authored by Carrie Booher
Do you work for a social service organization like a nonprofit, educational, religious, government, or community agency? Your group may be eligible for passes to the 2015 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival through their Community Outreach Tickets program! These free passe... Read more

Jazz Fest Crafts Deadline 12/2

Mon, 12/01/14
Authored by Carrie Booher
The deadline for crafts vendors at the 2015 Jazz Fest is rapidly approaching! You have until midnight this Tuesday, December 2, 2014 to submit your application for one of the three crafts areas at this year's festival: The Congo Square African Marketplace features unique, ha... Read more

Jazz Fest & French Quarter Fest Application Deadlines Approaching

Tue, 09/02/14
Authored by Carrie Hadler
Applications for the 2015 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage and French Quarter Festivals are open and deadlines are fast approaching for both. The application deadline for next year's Jazz Fest (held April 24-May 3, 2015) is October 1, 2014.  The application deadline for French Q... Read more

Food of the Day: Crawfish Bisque

Sun, 05/04/14
Authored by David Stafford
Our food of the day for the last day of Jazz Fest, Crawfish Bisque from Lil Dizzy's.     Read more

Food of the Day: Ya Ka Mein

Sat, 05/03/14
Authored by David Stafford
Our food of the day for day 6 of Jazz Fest, Ya Ka Mein (New Orleans-style beef noodle soup) from Miss Linda's.     Read more

Food of the Day: Hot Sausage Po-Boy

Fri, 05/02/14
Authored by David Stafford
Our food of the day for day 4 of Jazz Fest, the Hot Sausage Po-Boy from Vaucresson's.     Read more

Food of the Day: Crawfish Strudel

Thu, 05/01/14
Authored by David Stafford
Our food of the day for day 2 of Jazz Fest, the Crawfish Strudel.     Read more

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