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...
Adam Levine is all smiles while performing at the 2013 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival on Friday (May 3) in New Orleans, La. “New Orleans…jazz fest…rain…can you dig?” the 34-year-old Maroon 5 frontman tweeted. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Adam Levine It was recently announced that Adam will appear with other The [...]
Adam Levine started his Maroon 5 set wearing a jacket, as the record cold day at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival necessitated. Levine...
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is actually quite controversial in some circles. Some decry its lack of actual jazz as false advertising—its namesake genre cowers under the shadow of headliners like Dave Matthews, Jimmy Buffet,...Show More Summary
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival finished its first weekend of action on Sunday at the Fairgrounds in the Crescent City. Sunday saw performances from the likes of the Dave Matthews Band, Calexico and the Gypsy Kings as well...Show More Summary
There is no better example of the continuity of New Orleans’ musical traditions than the back-to-back sets by the Midnite Disturbers and the Treme Brass Band on Sunday afternoon at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is well underway at the Fairgrounds in the Crescent City on this first weekend of the two-weekend event. Yesterday saw performances from the likes of national acts such as Billy Joel, Andrew...Show More Summary
NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Musician Troy Andrews, better known as "Trombone Shorty," witnessed his first New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival at age 12 - not from the viewing area but on stage.
New Orleans’ newest live music and dining destination has a stellar music line-up in celebration of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. The roster includes both local and national musicians. Click here for the full schedule. Some of my highlights from the comprehensive schedule include the sultry jazz vocalist Tricia Boutte (tomorrow night, April 24) [...]Show More Summary
Stories of Canberra Planners has collected several interviews with Canberra’s first town planners. These will be made available to the public as a part of the Canberra and Region heritage Festival announced Simon Corbell today. “While...Show More Summary
Due to the huge number of night shows that are scheduled during the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, we’re taking this opportunity and a few more over the next week, to hip you to some music you may not have heard about amid the media maelstrom. Though it defies perfect translation, Chic Gamine means [...] Advertise here with BSA