This is a little bit of lagniappe, a couple of extra food items we couldn't
work into our Food of the Day posts during Jazz Fest. Enjoy!
Pecan Catfish Meunière and Fried Crab Cake with Smoked Tomato & Jalapeño
On Friday Irma Thomas brought the Gospel Tent to its knees with her tribute
to Mahalia Jackson... and then today, on the seventh and final day of Jazz
Fest 2013, the sensational Irma had thousands dancing at the Gentilly Stage.
Singing her own take on "Hey Pocky Way," as we...
Nicholas Payton stopped by the Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage today for
an interview with Bruce Raeburn
Payton is the product of a musical New Orleans family (he's the son of
bassist and sousaphonist Walter Payton Jr.; his mother is a classical pianist
and has a backgro...
Sterling Magee and Adam Gussow started playing together in the streets and
subways of Harlem in the 80s. Magee - originally from Mout Olive,
Mississippi - was a one man band playing under the moniker Mr. Satan. They
teamed up and have since become one of New York City's pr...
Here are a few things of note happening today at Jazz Fest:
Nicholas Payton Interview, 1:30 - 2:15 on the Allison Miner Music Heritage
Stage, inside the Grandstand.
Brushy One-String of Jamaica, 3:50-4:50 in the Blues Tent
Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters, 3:50-4...
The Congo Square Stage is not the only Jazz Fest venue named after a Treme
landmark: the Peoples Health Economy Hall Tent is named for Economy Hall,
former home of the Economy Society, an early twentieth century mutual aid and
Treme's Economy Hall was an ea...
WWOZ's fresh, juicy, frozen deliciosness generally referred to as Mango
Freeze has been a Jazz Fest tradition since 1994. If you want really dive
into the splednor, read up on Behind the Sorbet: The True Story of Mango
Freeze. Here are a few pics of some of this year's fabu...
The Congo Square African Marketplace is a vibrant artspace alongside the
bombastic Congo Square stage. Featuring different local, national, and
international artists each weekend, the market is a colorful and dynamic
celebration of contemporary craftsmanship and art.