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Heart Derailed By A Heart

How will the Jazz Fest (booked by Festival Productions New Orleans—FPI) replace the Rolling Stones, now that they’ve cancelled their performance due to Mick Jagger’s heart condition? Huge question. I […]

New Orleans Is Not Coachella:
Guest Editorial

Whenever Jazz Fest announces its upcoming lineup, there are always people who dislike and like to dispute the choices made for booking and managing the Fest. The 2019 complete lineup […]

Jazz Fest: On the Ledge

Quick response to this year’s Jazz Fest talent roll out: – It feels old to complain about the lack of contemporary jazz at Jazz Fest, but this year’s lineup looks […]

Secretary of the Arts?

  Quincy Jones has been actively pressing President Obama to create a Secretary of the Arts Cabinet post. NARAS president Neil Portnow echoed those thoughts and Variety‘s  Phil Gallo suggested […]


  In Keith Spera’s analysis of the Jazz Fest schedule (not online at Nola.com that I could find), he resurrected one of Quint Davis’ more infamous quotes. When asked in […]