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Tommy Ridgely Since The Blues Began Black Top While attending the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival for the first time at the end of April, I caught plenty of great blues, zydeco and R&B. While he did not play the festival duringShow More Summary
Activist Ybia Anderson confronted the unnamed owner of a replica General Lee at a “heritage” festival, and the resulting video has gone viral. Anderson, who is black, began videoing the car as it was “front and center, the first thing people see when they walk in.” Narrating, she also tells the...
For your viewing pleasure 2017 New Orleans Jazz Heritage Festival Photos During the final week of the New Orleans Jazz Heritage Festival, concertgoers went from getting their NOLA bounce on, to nostalgic moments with a music legend.
Here are excerpts from recent editorials in Texas newspapers: Beaumont Enterprise. April 27, 2017. The Nederland Heritage Festival Foundation is doing a major disservice to its patrons — and the … Click to Continue »
The 48th New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival maintains its mission, showcasing regional talent, keeping danceable grooves the focus.
We've got everything you missed at the first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.
It cannot be the weekend already, it hardly feels like the week started. This weekend is all about culture. Adding to the Spanish Film Festival and Canberra and Region Heritage Festival which are currently on, the Canberra International Music Festival starts this weekend, there are a couple of good plays on at the Canberra Theatre, […]
If you struggled to get back into work this week you could probably use another long weekend, of sorts, to help you recover. Luckily, there is plenty on this weekend for you to enjoy. The Canberra and Region Heritage Festival started on Tuesday and its program is packed with interesting events and tours to inform, […]
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation has announced plans for its 10th annual Sync Up event, which coincides with the annual Jazz and Heritage Festival. Sync Up is a … Click to Continue »
Today is day! The fine folks at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival released the lineup for the 2017 event, which is scheduled for April 28 through May 7. Big names aplenty are on the schedule including another shot for Stevie Wonder after his rainout last year. Show More Summary
Trombone Shorty has signed with Blue Note Records and will make his debut for the iconic jazz label this April ahead of his appearance at the 2017 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, where he has inherited the festival’s prestigious closing set in the legacy of great New Orleans artists like the Neville Brothers and Professor Longhair. Show More Summary
Before the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, even before French Quarter Festival, there's Fete Francaise, a unique one-day festival celebrating the French heritage and food of New Orleans. The festival is becoming a staple of the Spring festival...
Throngs of visitors congregated in Gretna Oct. 7-9 to celebrate the city's Heritage Festival and many of those said the fest's safety is a big draw for them. Gretna Police Deputy Chief Anthony Christiana is behind all of that. He...
In its 22nd year, Gretna Fest as called by locals, covered 25 square blocks in Old Gretna, plus the Mississippi River batture and levee. The festival promotes and supports local businesses and organizations and often serves as the lifeline for many nonprofit organizations.
The festival, which runs Oct. 7 through 9, covers 25 blocks in historic downtown Gretna, with rides, crafts, live music and lots of food options.
For the fifth year, Bogalusa will come alive for one of the biggest blues music events held in southeastern Louisiana, the Sept. 23-24 Bogalusa Blues and Heritage Festival.
On Friday, My Morning Jacket played New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. During their set, they paid tribute to Prince by covering his "Purple Rain." At another show a couple days earlier, they also covered "Sign o' the Times" and "Raspberry...Show More Summary
Hell no, we won’t go! That was the rally cry for late Saturday afternoon at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. After a cloudy, humid, albeit windy, start to the day, the raindrops started small and turned big; Very big. Midway...Show More Summary
Hello Sunshine. Hello Crawfish Monica. Hello sweet refreshing snowball. With nary a raindrop in sight, and not as much mud as you’d think, Friday at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival was hot-hot-hot … in more ways than one. And...Show More Summary