Diana Ross

Scoot
May 07, 2019 - 11:10 am
When the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival announced that The Rolling Stones would play the festival for the first time as part of the 50th anniversary - excitement over this year’s fest exploded! But not long after the tickets were all sold for that special day, it was announced that The...
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Joe Marino
Tommy Tucker, WWL First News
May 06, 2019 - 12:38 pm
One of Diana Ross’ many hits is a song entitled “Reach Out and Touch.” Ironic when you consider the response to the former lead singer for the Supremes being singled out and patted down at Louis Armstrong Airport after her Jazz Fest appearance. In case you haven’t heard by now, the boarding process...
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Joe Marino
The Transportation Security Administration says that while it appears agents followed the rules, officials will further investigate a pat down as she was leaving New Orleans that left Diana Ross feeling "violated." In a statement the agency said, "TSA will continue to investigate the matter further...
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Don Ames
May 05, 2019 - 10:58 am
Motown superstar Diana Ross took to Twitter after her Saturday appearance at Jazz Fest in New Orleans to express some dissatisfaction with her visit to the Crescent City UPDATE: TSA to further investigate Diana Ross treatment at New Orleans Airport Ms. Ross, the headline act on the Gentilly Stage,...
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Don Ames
May 04, 2019 - 1:39 pm
It may be galoshes and shrimp boots for folks at today's Jazz and Heritage Festival. Attendees can expect a muddy track for the final Saturday's event. And, the schedule has been somewhat compressed due to a late start because of weather concerns. Some early acts have had to be moved or eliminated...
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Chris Miller
May 02, 2019 - 9:02 am
The 50th annual Jazz Fest hits its back nine starting today, and the fest wants it's 50th finale to be a fitting one. Fest Producer Quint Davis says they have a great lineup: "Galactic with the Dave Matthews Band, John Boutté with Herbie Hancock," said Davis. "Big Freedia and Pitbull. Aaron Neville...
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Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
January 18, 2019 - 5:49 pm
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival says Diana Ross will play at the 2019 Jazz Fest. "Diana Ross, one the most iconic performers in American music history, has just been added to the 50th anniversary music lineup," according to a news release. "Ross, who celebrates her Diamond Diana 75th...
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Chris Miller
January 18, 2019 - 5:34 pm
Jazz Fest today announced it has added the legendary Diana Ross to the lineup for Saturday, May 4. DIANA ROSS JUST ADDED TO JAZZ FEST LINEUP! Diana Ross, one the most iconic performers in American music history, has just been added to the 50th anniversary lineup. Ms. Ross will make her first-ever...
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David Blake
June 30, 2017 - 3:59 pm
The city of New Orleans is filling up rapidly for Essence Fest and Fourth of July festivities. The vendors are lining the streets of the CBD, and it's getting crowded downtown. Diana Ross and John Legend headline tonight in the Superdome and things are looking good. ''We're running a higher...
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