Over the years we’ve shown off the impressive audio and video handiwork of Funk It Blog’s Randy Bayers. Bayers headed to the Crescent City for Jazz Fest and wound up catching 29 bands in five nights, and that doesn’t even include the time he spent at the actual Fairgrounds. Show More Summary
Memorial Day Weekend is right around the corner! As usual, Atlanta will be full of fun events to entertain you during the long weekend. Jazz Fest returns to Piedmont Park, the always-popular Brew at the Zoo takes place at Zoo Atlanta, and across the metro area people gather to celebrate America's soldiers.... Read Full Post
The New Orleans Jazz Festival is a force to be reckoned with—a fact we learned firsthand attending this year's 44th annual fest in the pouring rain. It was still awesome.
Jazz Fest may be over, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t plenty of opportunities to get outside and hear some live, local music. Armstrong Park is the place to be this afternoon as the Jazz in the Park series continues. This week, the TBC Brass Band headlines. The band has endured some struggles in their [...] Advertise here with BSA
More rain, some of the coldest days ever experienced at the Fairgrounds, an inexplicable late opening, and schedule adjustment couldn’t come close to dampening the spirits of hundreds of thousands of festers. Here’s a look back at the second weekend of the 2013 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. After a week of wet weather, [...] Advertise here with BSA
Our buddy Sunil was down at Jazz Fest and has shared a couple of videos we think you’ll dig. Supergroup Dragon Smoke was one of many incredible bands to play last week’s Fiya Fest. This group consists of Eric Lindell, Ivan Neville, Stanton Moore and Rob Mercurio. Show More Summary
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In addition to the four-day extravaganza happening May 30 - June 2, the good folks at NYC Popfest are also putting on a Northside Fest showcase at Spike Hill on June 15. The night is headlined by someone I...
Yesterday, Phish keyboardist Page McConnell performed at the Fairgrounds in New Orleans with The Meter Men as part of the final day of Jazz Fest. Portions of McConnell and The Meter Men’s set, which focused on Meters material, was aired...Show More Summary
You’ve got to want it. And you’ve got to be willing to do the work. So I’m standing on stage at Jazz Fest watching Hall & Oates and it occurs to me the difference between them and all the acts I’d seen previously is they had hits, and the others did not. But what were [...]
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.
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...
Here we go again! Jazz Fest 2013 will play out over the course of the next two days. Here are my picks for Saturday, May 4 and Sunday, May 5. The full schedule is here. SATURDAY | Yesterday I gave you some inside information about the Red Hawk Hunters Mardi Gras Indians. Today I do the [...] Advertise here with BSA
Three days left. How are your bunions? Got blisters? Callouses? Here are my picks. The full schedule is here. I always recommend starting your day with some Mardi Gras Indians. The Red Hawk Hunters are one of the younger tribes on the street. Their suits are some of the most impressive in the Indian nation. Here’s a [...] Advertise here with BSA
Rubber boots. They should put that on the website, print it on the tickets, that’s the one thing you need more than your appetite and your ears at Jazz Fest, RUBBER BOOTS! Come on, you’ve seen the Woodstock movie, heard its album, with the chant of “No Rain! No Rain!” Well I’ve been living in [...]
This weekend AXS TV will air live and taped highlights from Jazz Fest in New Orleans starting each day at 3:30PM ET. HT faves Willie Nelson, Phoenix, Galactic, Gary Clark Jr., Bonerama, The Meter Men with Page McConnell and Widespread...Show More Summary
Never at a music festival have we been so overwhelmed by edible opportunity as at the New Orleans Jazz Fest. We went last weekend and chomped on everything from crawfish bread to cajun duck po' boys to rosemint tea.
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