The fourth annual Shorty Fest, a benefit concert for the Trombone Shorty Foundation, filled two stages at the House of Blues New Orleans with an incredible lineup of jazz, blues, funk, rock and soul artists on Thursday, April 28, 2016 – in between the two weekends of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Show More Summary
Dan Auerbach, guitarist and vocalist of The Black Keys, was in town during the second weekend of the New Orleans Jazz Fest for his own show with his side project The Arcs, for a night at the House of Blues on Saturday, April 30th. The post The Arcs Make Fans Forget About The Black Keys at New Orleans’ House of Blues (PHOTOS) appeared first on Glide Magazine.
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
As thousands flocked to the New Orleans Jazz Fest over the weekend, the weather, unfortunately, did not cooperate. But that didn't stop Stevie Wonder from giving the crowd something magical with which to leave.
There are apparently a magic number of "Purple Rain" covers that cause the heavens to send down the rain, and that was the case this weekend at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Dr. John, Closing Down Acura Stage in the Rain Photo...Show More Summary
The band also played "Sign O' the Times" in tribute to Prince.
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
A rainstorm had all but flooded away an eager crowd in New Orleans yesterday - there for the city's annual Jazz Fest - and to watch Stevie Wonder in particular. But because of a terrible rainstorms, and severe flooding, this concert and many other events had to be cancelled, making the music goers seriously upset.
Stevie Wonder told a disappointed crowd in New Orleans Jazz Fest was being torpedoed by a rainstorm, but he brought them back to life with a different type of rain. Stevie, bullhorn in hand, led a tribute to Prince with a rousing rendition of…
Drinking is better if youre at New Orleans famed Jazz Fest obviously, butif notmix up these at home instead.
Earlier this week, My Morning Jacket kicked off the 2016 leg of their tour in support of The Waterfall, and at each stop so far, the band has paid tribute to Prince by covering a pair of the artist's legendary songs. At New Orleans' Jazz Fest Friday, Jim James and company kept...
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
After sunny skies and hot temperatures blessed the grounds of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival during it’s first weekend, it was inevitable that the rain gods would have their turn to play on the second weekend, which kicked off on Thursday. Show More Summary
For the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Thursday, headliner Elvis Costello sported the sartorial splendor of a purple hat with a button picturing the late Allen Toussaint front and center. Elvis Costello Photo by Adam McCullough Musical...Show More Summary
Just one day before Paul Simon kicks off his 2016 tour at Jazz Fest in New Orleans he shared new track "Cool Papa Bell." It's a summertime ode to Bell, the legendary baseball player hailed as "the fastest man on Earth," sings Simon. The song is on his latest LP Stranger to...
Over one hundred years ago, the clubs of New Orleans gave birth to one of the most transformative music genres of all time -- jazz. Deeply rooted in African traditions and influenced by the rich cultural tapestry of New Orleans, jazz proved a powerful and enduring soundtrack for American diversi
We already know what happens when geeks mix with outlaw country and indie films, thanks to the popularity of SXSW. Now, we’re finding out about how the startup set, jazz and some of the world’s best food come together. This week, the...Show More Summary
The skies were a clear, radiant blue across the first weekend of the 2016 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival – April 22nd through 24th – but there was purple everywhere else as the city, its homegrown performers and visiting stars paid homage to Prince after his sudden, shocking death on April...
Following a huge uptick in Jazz Fest rentals, Louisiana is trying to pass tougher rules for rentals.
New Orleans-based The Revivalists played their biggest local show to date when they headlined the Orpheum Theater on Saturday, April 23. The Jazz Fest after show featured support from rising funk ensemble Vulfpeck and brass mainstays the Soul Rebels. Show More Summary