WWOZ Loves Jazz Fest!


Irma Thomas at Jazz Fest. Photo by Leon Morris.

Jazz Fest 2017 happens April 28 - May 8

WWOZ's Piano Night will be Monday, May 1


Jazz Fest 2017 Lineup

The lineup for Jazz Fest 2017 is out.  A few acts that caught our attention: Stevie Wonder, Earth, Wind & Fire, The Meters, Buddy Guy, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Irma Thomas, Aaron Neville, Dr. John & the Gris-Gris Krewe, Leon Bridges, Harry Connick, Jr., NAS with guests The Soul Rebels, Galactic, and many more.

Jazz Fest 2017 Cubes.

Live BroadcastJazz Fest Live Broadcast

We'll be doing our annual live broadcast from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, April 28-May 7. Direct from the Fairgrounds to you!
Jazz Fest Live Broadcast Info.

Sync UpSync Up 2017

The Sync Up Conference, held during Jazz Fest the George & Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center, is New Orleans’ top forum for entertainment industry leaders, covering music, film and digital media from the perspective of independent artists. Sync Up is free but requires pre-registration.
More on Sync Up.

Photo HighlightsPhoto Highlights from Jazz Fest 2016

joe KrownPiano Night 2017  

WWOZ's Piano Night 2017 happens May 1! Piano Night is the flagship benefit event for WWOZ 90.7 FM and has become a tradition among New Orleans music lovers and loyal fans all over the world. This one-of-a-kind benefit concert for WWOZ is held each year on the Monday night between the two New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival weekends.
See the photo highlights from 2016 here.

Mango FreezeMango Freeze  

It's sweet, tart, icy-cold, and a blazing shade of orange. On a hot day at Jazz Fest, there's  nothing more refreshing. It's Mango Freeze...  And it's not only good, it's good for your music: Mango Freeze generates revenue that helps WWOZ bring New Orleans music to the universe.

videosJonesin' for Jazz Fest?

Can't wait for Jazz Fest? Check out these videos to get a taste:

Jazz Fest food booth selling Alligator Pie

 Jazz Fest Food

Over the past several Jazz Fests, we took on the "onerous" task of compiling photos of your favorite Jazz Fest foods. Check out all the tasty results below.



The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation puts on more than just Jazz Fest. Your ticket to Jazz Fest helps support these year-round community events and programs produced by the NOJHF.


Photo Highlights from Jazz Fest 2016:

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