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Marcia Ball: Still excited about the music

last monthMusic / Jazz : All About Jazz

Looking back some 15 years, blues singer and pianist m: Marcia Ball says the old San Diego Street Scene was one of her favorite gigs on her calendar each year. Modeled after jny: New Orleans' Jazz and Heritage Festival, the Street Scene featured jazz, blues, R&B, Cajun, Creole, zydeco... [ read more ]

This Jeep Is Armed To The Teeth

I was at the Bantam Jeep Heritage Festival last weekend. Bantam is where the original Jeep was designed and made before it was bought by AMC. Jeep fans from all over come to this event. There is a section for military Jeeps and there I met Edward Maurer. Show More Summary

Another Take On New Orleans

5 months agoMusic / Jazz : Rifftides

Following yesterday’s Rifftides commentary about the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, I heard from fellow jazz journalist Larry Blumenfeld (pictured). Larry is a New Yorker who in recent years has spent much of his time in New Orleans. He writes from there for The Wall Street Journal and other outlets about the city’s recovery […]

Thoughts On New Orleans And Jazz

5 months agoMusic / Jazz : Rifftides

The 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival wrapped up last Friday. Mark Hertsgaard’s Daily Beast review of the festival includes this lament. Yet for all of Jazz Fest’s celebration of the music, food and culture of New Orleans, some locals complain that a central element is missing: the people. The daily ticket price of […]

From Elton John to Dr. John: Jazz Fest Weekend 2 Wraps

Dr. John and the Ske-Dat-De-Dat Horns Weekend two at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival had everything: aboriginal bluesman Gurrumul; a second line funeral for 40-year Jazz Fest plumber John (JT the Flowmaster) Tamberella who was...Show More Summary

How the Rich Stole Jazz Music

5 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

You can still find the cream of New Orleans music at the city’s Jazz and Heritage Festival, but critics say high ticket prices keep most of the city’s own residents from attending.

All About That Jazz: International Jazz Day at New Orleans Jazz Fest Day 4

International Jazz Day was celebrated, appropriately enough, in the city where jazz was born on the 4th day of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2015. From the steps of the New Orleans Museum of Art, musicians Terence Blanchard and Poncho Sanchez led a second line parade into the gates of Jazz Fest and the music didn't miss a beat. Show More Summary

The Soul of New Orleans Jazz Fest Is Alive and Well: Fricke's Favorite Sets

The eighteenth year of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival – 1987 – was my first. Many of the mythic names in my collection of Crescent City R&B records – including Earl King, Clarence "Frogman" Henry and Ernie K-Doe – were still alive and resurrecting those hits on stages...

This Amazing Sign Language Interpreter Brought Public Enemy's Music To A Whole New Level

5 months agoNews : Huffington Post

One performance at last year's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival was apparently too good to forget. As the 2015 festival got underway this past weekend, a video from 2014 began making the rounds again. The obvious reason? It's pretty...Show More Summary

The Good Life with Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga: Jazz Fest Day 3

"That's My Momma!" James Andrews said of the Baby Doll dancing during his New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival set. His show was a family affair, with wife Karen Gant-Andrews belting out an "At Last" that would have done Etta James proud. Show More Summary

The Who, Ryan Adams, John Legend Wrap Jazz Fest Day 2

"The Gods of Rock wouldn't let it rain on The Who," shouted a voice in the crowd fleeing an afternoon storm at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. And They didn't - the sun broke through by late afternoon and The Who had the chance...Show More Summary

Wilco Lights Up New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest

Wilco The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2015 ended its first day with a bang. And a series of lightning flashes. Then torrential rain, but not before headliners from Wilco to Keith Urban to Jimmy Cliff worked in as much musicShow More Summary

Jerrabomberra Wetlands: Some surprising history!

7 months agoAustralia / Canberra : RiotACT

[ 19 April 2015 at 10:00 am; ] ACT Heritage Festival Event at Jerrabomberra Wetlands Sunday 19 April: 10am-12.30pm Join Mark Butz for a presentation on the many layered history of the Jerrabomberra Wetlands for an hour then, weatherShow More Summary

Celebrate Black Heritage in Savannah

Experience Savannah during the Black Heritage Festival, February 1 - 21. 2015. The festival features performances, exhibits, cultural activities, crafts, and ethnic cuisine for all ages and interests. Also, request a copy of the Savannah Black Heritage guide by calling 877-SAVANNAH. Plan your Savannah getaway at today!

Elton John, the Who top 2015 NOLA Jazz & Heritage Festival lineup

Elton John, the Who, Tony Bennett and Lady Gaga, No Doubt, Pitbull, Trombone Shorty, Jerry Lee Lewis, Ed Sheeran and T.I. are among dozens of acts slated to play the 2015 Jazz & Heritage Festival in New Orleans, one of the biggest and most diverse music festivals in the world.

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2015 Lineup

9 months agoMusic / Indie Music : Stereogum

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, which this year runs 4/24 – 5/3, has long been one of the weirdest and most all-over-the-place of America’s festivals, pushing way past the boundaries that its name implies and pulling in acts from wherever the hell. And this year’s list of headliners makes basically no sense whatsoever: [...]

A.E.G. to Bring Its Music Festivals to AXS TV

Next year, AXS TV will broadcast 70 hours of live music from five of A.E.G.'s festivals, including Coachella and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

CeeLo Green -- Dropped From Headlining Gig After Ecstasy Plea Deal

A Louisiana music festival says CeeLo Green no longer fits the concert's "wholesome family environment"... so he's been axed from headlining the event.Organizers for the Gretna Heritage Festival released a statement saying Joan Jett and the…

TVD Recommends: Chegadão at Chickie Wah Wah, 8/14

After a successful run performing at the Earth Day Fest, French Quarter Festival, and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival this past spring and a brief summer hiatus while some of the band travelled, the samba funk band is back in town. Show More Summary

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