The young man who killed himself by diving under an Iron Heritage Festival passenger train underwent treatment in mental health facilities as recently as four days before his death, according to Montour County Coroner Scott E. Lynn.
The behemoths of the music festival season — Coachella, SXSW, and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival — have passed. Before you toss your flower crown into the compost pile, consider that the best of the summer music festival lineup is yet to come. Show More Summary
Sun 25 May Join a guided ranger tour of the tunnels and fortifications on Middle Head as part of the national parks Heritage Festival Open Day. There will be WilderQuest...
The general consensus was the second weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was one for the record books. Mostly clear skies, low humidity, cooler than usual temperatures (at least Thursday and Friday) and no rain made for ideal conditions. Show More Summary
Hot on the heels of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival’s celebration of the music of Brazil, comes the release of the keyboardist’s stunning new album, which features music paying tribute to several under recognized Brazilian composers and placing them squarely in New Orleans’ multicultural landscape. Show More Summary
AWWW!! This is just TOO adorable! Christina Aguilera performed at this weekend's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and she was AH-Mazing per usual! But what we loved the most was the fact that she highlighted one of her best accessories during her performance… Her teeny baby bump!! The Voice judge, who is soon to be [...]
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Christina Aguilera gave her fans a little bit of jazz, a little bit of blues, and a lot of soul during her debut performance Friday at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The very pregnant performer shimmiedShow More Summary
Christina Aguilera shows off her tiny baby bump while hitting the stage for a performance at the 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival held at the Fairgrounds Race Course on Friday (May 2) in New Orleans, La. “Mama’s comin’ to play…New Orleans jazz fest, here we come! #jazzfest2014,” the 33-year-old pregnant singer tweeted. “Pop, [...]
Welcome to the home stretch! Two more days to go. Here are our thoughts for the second weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Helen Gillet kicks of the intimate Lagniappe Stage on Saturday with her solo act. A lot ofShow More Summary
The second weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival commences tomorrow. It’s four full days—a marathon not a sprint. Here’s what’s in store. Nigel Hall continues to make waves on the New Orleans music scene. Three weeksShow More Summary
After all the bad weather last year, it was great to have three rain-free, albeit a little warm for the season, days at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Here’s a look at some highlights. I started each day with the Mardi Gras Indians. Show More Summary
Robin Thicke plays his microphone stand like a guitar during his set at the 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival held at the Fair Grounds Race Course on Saturday evening (April 26) in New Orleans, La. The 37-year-old entertainer reportedly ended his set forty minutes before scheduled, the Times-Picayune reported. He did, however, bring [...]
Robert Plant was in fine form closing out the stage at Saturday's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, with Phish jamming across the track for hours. From Led Zepplin classics to thoughtfully curated covers, he did not disappoint....Show More Summary
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival day one wrapped with a combination of die-hard Carlos Santana fans one of which is festival Executive Producer Quint Davis who ended up playing maracas with the band; and The Avett BrothersShow More Summary
As New Orleans kicks off its 44th Jazz and Heritage Festival this weekend, gospel, Bounce, the Blues, and the Boss reaffirm the city’s reputation as a hospitable cradle for all things musical.
This month a horde of out-of-towners will descend on New Orleans for New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. JazzFest celebrates traditional Louisiana culture and heritage and showcases some high-profile local acts while serving up a heaping mound of ultra-mainstream acts like Robin Thicke, Arcade Fire, Bruce Springsteen, and Eric Clapton. Show More Summary
This week marked the start of this year’s Canberra and Region Heritage Festival. The 2014 theme is “journeys” and is inspired by the first steam train arriving in Canberra 100 years ago. The full list of events can be found online. The event lasts for 16 years and entry to the Museum of Australian Democracy at Old [...]
More than a few years ago, Walter Wolfman Washington and the Roadmasters had a limited edition live recording. Also several sets from the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival have been released through JazzFest Live. Now Frenchman Street...Show More Summary
Bright sun shined on the paddock area of the New Orleans Fairgrounds as the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival celebrated the launch of its 45th iteration at the annual press party this morning. Producer/Director Quint Davis introduced...Show More Summary
Simon and Garfunkel's headlining set at the 2010 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival was one of the most difficult two hours of Art Garfunkel's life. A couple of months earlier, he started to experience major vocal problems, and when he launched into the opening of "A Hazy Shade of Winter" he was barely able to squeeze out a note. Show More Summary