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...
Judging by the guest list, it appears that Jazz Fest is celebrating its 45th anniversary as if it were its 50th. Some of the names that top the bill include Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Phish and Arcade Fir...
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 [...]
Speculation has been rampant over the past few weeks as writers and pundits have perused touring schedules, album release dates, and other music business minutia to speculate on the performers at the annual event, which is scheduled for April 25-May 4, 2014. 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
As I’ve mentioned previously, “Jazz Fest in New Orleans is hands down the best music festival you could ever attend” (sure, I might be a little biased) so of course I feel obligated to pass along the announcement of the Jazz Fest 2014...Show More Summary
Plus, Vampire Weekend, Foster the People, and Robert Plant.
The American Songbook is alive and well in Barcelona. I arrived late in the city yesterday due to an American Airlines delay out of New York. Once at my hotel, I caught up with Joan Anton Cararach and his wife....
Bilal at Prince tribute in March (more by Fred Pessaro) The annual Winter Jazz Fest is returning in 2014 for its 10th anniversary, happening from January 7 - 11. Artists playing include John Medeski, Nels Cline, Robert Glasper, Bilal, Ravi...
photos by Dana (distortion) Yavin, Soundwave photos by Caitlyn Ridenour Preservation Hall Jazz Band & Desaparecidos @ Voodoo Fest Day 1 - 11/1/13 "The Friday Voodoo line-ups are usually pretty slow, so I came into City Park expecting to have...
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
PHOTOS: SHANTEL MITCHELL | There’s no denying that the South is home to some of the best music festivals in the country: Bonnaroo, Voodoo Fest, and Jazz Fest, to name several. But there’s nothing quite like listening to some of your favorite bands and discovering new artists in the Live Music Capital of the World. Show More Summary
Think you have the artistic chops to set up your wares in a tent at the New Orleans Fairgrounds to be perused by thousands of discerning music and art lovers? Now’s your chance to find out by submitting an application to the New Orleans...Show More Summary
This afternoon another of New Orleans’ erstwhile supergroups converges for a rare performance outside of the Jazz Fest season. Dragon Smoke features the rhythm section of Galactic, Robert Mercurio, and Stanton Moore, with keyboardist Ivan Neville and guitarist Eric Lindell. Show More Summary
The acclaimed band returns to New Orleans for their first shows since the 2013 Jazz Fest. My brother, Steve Mazza, a long time fan of singer Chris Robinson and all of his musical projects, was at that show along with numerous others over the years. Show More Summary
Ah, the weekend has finally arrived! It feels pretty great right? We’re really looking forward to it. There are so many shows going on around Atlanta! Check out the list below and treat yourself to some solid live music this weekend! Friday, September 20- Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys W/ Caroline & [...]
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
The North River Commission and Our Lady of Mercy Church host their inaugural Jazz Fest at the Dome at Our Lady of Mercy Sept. 14 from noon until 9 p.m. Featured acts include the 17-piece Northeastern University Jazz Band, Sarah Marie Young, Bill McFarland and the Chicago Horns, and more. (4419 N. Kedzie, free) [ more › ]
Summer's fading fast, and we decided to spend part of our Labor Day weekend soaking up a little music, so we headed to Millennium Park for the 35th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival. [ more › ]
This Week in Jazz: Rosslyn and Silver Spring Jazz Fests, Shannon Gunn & the Bullettes, Christian McBride, Patricia Barber plus much more. [ more › ]