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
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is returning this year for two weekends, April 25-27 and May 1-4, at the Fair Grounds Race Course. The lineup was just announced and it includes Bruce Springsteen and the E Street...
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is one of the more sprawling music festivals around. Like Coachella and Austin City Limits, it spans two weekends, but unlike those fests, the lineup doesn’t just repeat itself — all seven days of festivities feature a unique lineup. That means the event is in the same league as [...]
Today the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival announced its 2014 music lineup, including Eric Clapton, Robin Thicke, Christina Aguilera, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, and Arcade Fire, which prompted music fans around the world to start making plans. Show More Summary
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, Santana, Phish and Christina Aguilera are among the headliners of this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Jazz Fest may also turn into a bit of a twerk fest with "Blurred Lines" singer Robin Thicke also on the lineup. Show More Summary
Dame beso mami BABYGIRL premiered about a year ago, but the indie gem has resurfaced in this week’s International Puerto Rican Heritage Festival. Pieced together by Irish director Macdara Vallely, the film centers on Lena, a young teen in NYC’s
The Fall festival season is in full swing and the good folks at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival once again offer three days of free music in Lafayette Square. The full schedule is here. The event kicks of Friday afternoon with a headline performance by the legendary James Cotton. Show More Summary
Attention all bands and musicians interested in performing at the 2014 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Two weeks from today is your last chance to submit an application. The dates of the festival are April 25–May 4, 2014. All...Show More Summary
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Travel back in time with Singapore's inaugural Far East Heritage Festival 2013
The Wednesday at the Square series continues today with an appearance by the homegrown multi-instrumentalist and bandleader. “West Bank” Mike Doussan opens the show at 5 PM. As the 2013 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival wound down, I debated where I would spend the final hour and a half. There used to be no [...] Advertise here with BSA
While folks come to New Orleans's Jazz Festival for the music, there's no argument that they stay for the snacks, which have become the stuff of legend over the course of Jazzfest's storied 43 year history.
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has wrapped for the 44th year, but the music's still ringing across. Trombone Shorty and Aaron Neville closed...
The overflow crowd inside the Jazz Tent at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival rose to its feet as soon as it heard the rubbery acoustic bass figure that opens the credits for every episode to HBO’s Treme. It’s the introduction to “Treme Song,” written and sung by John Boutte, who was standing by on stage. Show More Summary
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival came to a close on Sunday, rounding out its second weekend this year with performances from legendary musicians and new talents alike.
For the past two weekends the Crescent City has played host to the annual New Orlean’s Jazz & Heritage Festival. During their first-weekend set, Calexico paid tribute to one of New Orleans’ native sons – the severely under-appreciated Bobby Charles. Show More Summary
In honor of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, being held through May 5, we asked Bay Area chefs with Louisiana roots for their favorite Jazz Fest dishes.
NEW ORLEANS — For decades, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has closed with a performance by the city's own Neville Brothers. On Sunday,...
“I want to sing a family song but it’s hard because there are so many to choose from,” Holly Williams told the mud-splattered crowd at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Friday.
Frank Ocean returned to New Orleans Saturday, greeting the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival audience with an understated: "A lot has changed." The...