Jazz Fest

Scoot
July 16, 2019 - 12:24 pm
The sounds and struts from Mick Jagger on stage Monday night during the “No Filter Tour’s” stop at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans jogged memories of Mick as we have always seen him for over 50 years now! RELATED: Rolling Stones Rock Superdome: See photos The crowd was diverse ranging...
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Chris Miller
June 05, 2019 - 1:22 pm
Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk will open for The Rolling Stones when the legendary rock band plays the Superdome this summer. Dumpstaphunk would have been the act immediately preceding the Stones on the Acura Stage at Jazz Fest, had the tour not been abruptly canceled by lead singer Mick Jagger's need...
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David Blake
May 16, 2019 - 3:43 pm
We sure missed their scheduled appearance at Jazz Fest but for Rolling Stones fans what they heard this morning was music to their ears when they learned that Mick Jagger is on the mend and they're ready to hit the road. We talked with Advocate music writer Keith Spera about the Stones history in...
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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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Escorted by a pair of seeing eye Saintsations, Jimmy Buffett dressed as a blind referee as he began his performance at the 50th Jazz Fest. Jimmy Buffett really just came out on stage at JazzFest in New Orleans as a blind ref (-- by @karenswensen ) pic.twitter.com/e953mJp8qk — Darren Rovell (@...
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Don Ames
May 05, 2019 - 1:26 pm
A weak cold front has pushed through our area with only a very slight drop in dew points. High temperatures Sunday will stay in the low 80s, with lots of sunshine. "You'll want to wear some sunscreen if you're going to Jazz Fest or spending any amount of time outside today," says local weather...
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Joe Marino
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 05, 2019 - 6:18 am
Sunday will bring clearing skies and more warm weather. Expect a high in the low 80s "Dress cool, use sunscreen and wear rain boots if you have them for the final day of Jazz Fest," says local weather expert, WWL-TV meteorologist Alexandra Cranford. The dry, warm weather continues Monday before...
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Chris Miller
May 04, 2019 - 11:19 am
Tom Perumean reporting... Jazz Fest will open for business at 12:30 this afternoon after morning rains delayed the second Saturday of the event. The wet weather this morning caused Festival promoters to put the opening on hold around 9:30am. Jazz Fest's twitter page reported updates to the festival...
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