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New Orleans Jazz Fest

Christina Aguilera Makes Jazz Fest Debut With Cover-Heavy Set

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON | Posted 05.03.2014 | Entertainment

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Christina Aguilera gave her fans a little bit of jazz, a little bit of blues, and a lot of soul during her debut performance Frid...

Jazz Fest Celebrates 45 Years

AP | STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 04.25.2014 | Entertainment

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Jazz clarinetist Orange Kellin remembers playing the first New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in 1970, when small crowds turned...

Big Names Close New Orleans Festival

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON and STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 07.05.2013 | Entertainment

NEW ORLEANS — For more than two decades, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has closed with a performance by the city's own Neville Brot...

Fleetwood Mac Hits New Orleans

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON | Posted 07.04.2013 | Entertainment

NEW ORLEANS — Little Big Town says that some networking they did is paying off with a chance to cross a couple of items off their "bucket list."...

New Orleans Jazz Festival Highlights Native American Music

AP | STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 07.03.2013 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS — Mixed in among the jazz, Cajun, blues and zydeco flowing from the stages here are the singing, chanting and drumming of Native Ame...

New Orleans Jazz Fest Greeted By Steady Rain

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON | Posted 04.30.2013 | Black Voices

NEW ORLEANS -- A steady, sometimes heavy rain pelted fans Sunday at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, but the music flowed on. A soaked Dav...

Billy Joel Hits New Orleans

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON | Posted 06.28.2013 | Entertainment

NEW ORLEANS — At 101 years old, New Orleans jazz trumpeter Lionel Ferbos opened one of 12 stages on the second day of the New Orleans Jazz and H...

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...

Jazz Fest's 'Biggest Crowd Ever'

AP | MARY FOSTER | Posted 07.07.2012 | Home

NEW ORLEANS — The Neville Brothers carried on the tradition of closing out the big stage at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The Funky ...

WATCH: New Orleans Festival Season Booming

AP | STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 06.22.2012 | Travel

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When Hurricane Katrina scattered New Orleans residents and its musicians across the country, many wondered if the best days of Ne...

Lauryn Hill Performs At New Orleans Jazz Fest To Mixed Reviews

AP | CHEVEL JOHNSON | Posted 07.08.2011 | Arts

NEW ORLEANS -- In a rare appearance, Lauryn Hill commanded a stage Saturday at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival as thousands of spectators loo...