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…Even more music festivals.
But not what you’d expect.

Yep, it’s the Jazz Fest: the big grand-daddy of music festivals rolls again this weekend. It’s changed from what it used to be, this is true. Stuff changes. But the […]

Rain, Rain, Go Away

It’s been raining for a week. Take a deep breath. Hold. Release slowly. Just over a week left for Jazz Fest. It’s imminent… The Jazz Fest staff just moved out […]

The Cube, Squared

This is what I’m starting call the week of “the cube”: on Wednesday the Jazz Fest announced its stage schedules, and on Wednesday, the French Quarter Festival put out their […]

What I Loved and Hated About Jazz Fest

Okay, Festival Productions people: don’t go nuts on me here. I’m not dissing the Jazz Fest this year. It was one of the better ones in memory: the lineup was […]

Jazz Fest 1994

Guess who’s at Jazz Fest? Think I’ve changed since 1994? Well, chunkier and older for sure, and my hair got a lot more red, a little wiser, a lot deeper […]

Italians Named Joseph

I’m married to a  Italian, no excuse me, a Sicilian, named Joseph. Now the upcoming week is important because less than a week from now, we’ll be celebrating St. Joseph’s […]

Jazz Fest Is Over? Jimmy’s Keeps Trying.

Had a glorious second weekend at Jazz Fest—if you count Friday and Saturday. Thursday was too rainy and Friday too cold for my tastes, but I did go on Friday […]

Jazz Fest TV

Years ago, Jazz Fest was shot for television broadcast, some of which we saw, mostly not. All that has changed with the entry of AXS TV. Every night when I […]

Jazz Fest For The Gimped and Otherwise Infirm

I am handicapped, and I have limited use of my legs due to an automobile accident some 30 years ago. The older I get, the worse the pain. About 16 […]

Gathering of the Tribe

Jan Ramsey kicked a hornets’ nest when she raised the issue of accessibility at Jazz Fest for those with disabilities. The conversation that followed in the comments on her post […]