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Eagle Saloon Initiative to Host Cinco de Mayo Pop Up Concert

An organization that hopes to restore the Eagle Saloon–one of New Orleans’ only surviving early 20th century jazz halls–will host a pop-up concert outside the landmark this Thursday, May 5. […]

Neil Young Triumphs with Expansive Jazz Fest Set

Neil Young took to the Acura Stage about 20 minutes behind schedule as the rain refused to let up on Sunday afternoon. What followed was a shining example of everything […]

Photos: Neil Young, Trombone Shorty Top Off Jazz Fest 2016

The 2016 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival concluded in another day of rain and thunderstorms, which did not stop performers from showing out on May 1. Watch headliners Neil […]

Jazz Fest Day 7: Dancing Across the Water

You couldn’t Big Chief Experience your way out of this one. If you wanted to see the festers’ Kurtz, Neil Young, you had to wade in the water. “Cortez the […]

Stevie Wonder Makes Surprise Appearance at House of Blues New Orleans

Stevie Wonder made a surprise appearance at the House of Blues New Orleans earlier tonight as Jazz Fest 2016 came to a close across the city. The iconic performer took […]

Photos: The Rain Comes Down on Jazz Fest’s Sixth Day

The rain refused to let up yesterday as Jazz Fest moved into its sixth day. The severe weather eventually forced the festival to cancel its programming for the last part […]

Jazz Fest Day 6: The Deluge

The clouds carried the gloom of overshadowed distances. It didn’t take a lifer jib dancer to sense that bad, bad weather was coming. But the Festers came and so did […]

Jazz Fest Cancels Saturday Headliners Due to Weather

After hours of heavy winds and rain, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has announced that the remainder of its Saturday programming–predominantly the day’s headliners–has been called off. Stevie […]

Jazz Fest Day 5: A Fishy Reunion

This was one for the ages. Glorious sunny skies, cloud cover, a pleasant breeze and great music everywhere you turned. Smiles abounded and the only way you could catch everything […]

Video: Preservation Hall Band Joins My Morning Jacket for Prince Tribute

While Paul Simon was making his return to Jazz Fest’s Acura Stage, jam-rockers My Morning Jacket were holding things down at the Gentilly Stage on the other side of the […]