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Jazz Festival

A Backstage Memory of B.B. King, on Tour in Italy

Lea Lane | Posted 05.16.2015 | Entertainment
Lea Lane

Almost all of the audience stood and sang and cheered the entire time as if at a rock concert. And after, the musicians would retreat to eat and jam at villas into the early hours, hosted by Italians who opened their hearts as well as their homes.

New Orleans Jazz Fest Draws Generations Of Talent

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON | Posted 05.06.2014 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is filled with artists who have handed down their know-how and love for their craft to t...

Big Names Head To New Orleans

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, Santana, Phish and Christina Aguilera are among the headliners of this year's New Orleans Jazz a...

Philadelphia United Jazz Festival Charges Out of the Gate

Lew Whittington | Posted 11.26.2013 | Arts
Lew Whittington

Philly music impresarios Warren Oree and Graziella D'Amelio previously created festivals, notably West Oak Lane Jazz Festival bringing together Philly's sometimes ignored, but no less vibrant jazz and poetry scene.

Newport Jazz Festival Is On Its Way

AP | DAVID KLEPPER | Posted 09.28.2013 | Arts

PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Roger Lewis has hauled his baritone saxophone to gigs in far-flung places, from England to Japan to New Guinea. He's played s...

D.C. Gets Jazzy

The Huffington Post | Erin Ruberry | Posted 06.03.2013 | DC

WASHINGTON -- If you don't think jazz and Washington, D.C. go together, you need to review your D.C. history. As NPR put it: It's internationally k...

Jazz Lives On In New Orleans

AP | STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 06.27.2013 | Entertainment

NEW ORLEANS — Singer John Mayer sang his hits after local-born bluesman Dr. John performed hometown favorites such as "Iko Iko" on Friday to clo...

New Orleans Jazz Fest Is Here!

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON and STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 04.25.2013 | Arts

NEW ORLEANS -- If there's a theme to this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, it may be living legends. Headliners include B.B. King, Bill...

Sexy Music, Sexy Sponsor, Sexy Host?

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 05.01.2013 | Latino Voices

LOS ANGELES — George Lopez is taking over as master of ceremonies of the annual Playboy Jazz Festival. The comedian was announced as the festiv...

Art After Dark At Art Museum of the Americas: HuffPost DC Top 5 For May 24, 2012

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.24.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR THURSDAY, MAY 24 1. Art After Dark At Art Museum of the Americas After hours admission to the museum with an open bar? Yep. This is good...

The Jazz Festival For People Who Love Food

AP | By MARY FOSTER | Posted 07.08.2011 | Home

NEW ORLEANS -- Jeffery Broussard and the Creole Cowboys were still warming up on the Fais Do-Do Stage at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival wh...