New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

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
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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May 05, 2019 - 9:27 am
This year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival celebrates 50 years of spotlighting Louisiana's culture and musical traditions, and so does the Jazz & Heritage Foundation which owns the festival NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ This year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival celebrates 50 years of...
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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
April 25, 2019 - 7:52 am
Jazz Fest is here. The fest's 50th event is set up to be one for the ages. Even with the well-publicized cancellation of The Rolling Stones' tour -- and then a sudden cancellation of Fleewtwood Mac tour dates -- there is still plenty special about the 50th annual Jazz Fest. "Everybody wants to know...
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April 24, 2019 - 7:40 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — If your tastes are eclectic, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival poses a problem: Which of a dozen acts do you want to hear? Earth, Wind & Fire, Alanis Morissette, or Taj Mahal & the Phantom Blues Band? Van Morrison, Al Green, Johnny Rivers, or all five Marsalis...
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Don Ames
March 30, 2019 - 8:21 am
The Rolling Stones are postponing their latest tour so Mick Jagger can receive medical treatment. The band announced Saturday that Jagger was told by doctors ``he cannot go on tour at this time.'' The band added that Jagger ``is expected to make a complete recovery so that he can get back on stage...
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May 06, 2018 - 5:48 am
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Aerosmith drew a huge crowd and smaller but still packed crowds boogied to Cage the Elephant, Delbert McClinton and Anita Baker and a rousing mix of other musical acts as the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival wound up its next-to-last day. Once a relatively small affair, the...
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