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R&B singer Justin Garner is pushing his luck with sights on Jazz Fest (premiere)

Plaquemine, Louisiana’s Justin Garner has, well, garnered a ton of success in his career thus far. Rooted deeply in classic R&B, he’s reached the #1 spot on Japanese iTunes charts […]

Here Are The Jazz Fest 2018 Music Schedule Cubes

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival revealed the music schedule—colloquially known as the “cubes”—for this year’s event during a press conference at the Fair Grounds Race Course this morning […]

Jazz Fest 2018 Announces Musician Application Guidelines

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has announced it will accept applications for bands wishing to perform at the 2018 Festival through Sunday, October 1, 2017. Approximately 85% of […]

Jazz Fest Will Announce Its Lineup Tomorrow

Hang in there, Jazz Fest lovers! The wait is almost over. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has confirmed that its 2017 lineup will be revealed on Friday, January […]

Photos: Jazz Fest Friday with Paul Simon, Lauryn Hill and More

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival was in full force at the Fair Grounds on Friday, April 29. It welcomed acts like Ms. Lauryn Hill, Paul Simon, Joe Lovano […]

Jazz Fest: Musicians Make Three Must-See Picks

For this year’s Jazz Fest, we had a slew of Festival veterans tell us what three artists they’re most looking forward to watching at the Fair Grounds: Jazz Fest producer […]

Jazz Fest 2012 A to Z: Guide to the Artists Playing the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

This year’s Jazz Fest lineup is likely its broadest, and it’s a safe bet that nobody—festival staff included— knows everybody. Here’s a guide to who’s who. All the information presented […]

Dayna Kurtz: Dig Yourself

“I was supposed to move here.” Singer Dayna Kurtz first visited New Orleans 20 years ago, when she stayed in a Bed and Breakfast on Elysian Fields for a few […]

Blue Train Productions’ Brass Band Week Releases: Reviews

Producer/entrepreneur Ben Coltrane boldly goes where no man or label has gone before, releasing seven brass-band CDs in seven days, six by local bands and one by a Japanese band. […]

The Eagles: Walking Through New Orleans

When the Eagles arrived in New Orleans for a January 23, 2009 concert at New Orleans Arena, they had long ago had assumed their place among rock’s icons. Few bands […]