NolaVie Presents : Jazz Fest


The latest Jazz Fest 2012 info & more from the New Orleans music scene.

Jazz Fest 2014 final report

Bruce Springsteen

Jazz Fest, in all its wonder and glory, has come and gone once again, sending the happily sunburned and exhausted masses back home to the real world. Maybe it was the perfect weather for all seven days, or ... Read More »

Instajournal: Jazz Fest fashion: Part II

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The other weekend, a friend asked me what I was wearing to Jazz Fest. “Does it really matter?” I asked. It’s true: The Jazz Fest dress-code is near nonexistent; black matter at best. If you’ve covered up enough ... Read More »

A Jazz Fest post-mortem

Jazz Fest: A community of its own

Jazz Fest is looking fat and happy. Yep, as it turns 45, it’s definitely getting that middle-age spread. But is it aging well? As usual, Jazz Fest fans are wondering if the event is getting too big? Too ... Read More »

Last Call: Jazz Fest week 2 edition

Frank Relle - Brainard

The artists and craftsmen of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival may not generate enough anticipation to warrant their own cubes, and, let’s face it, no one is losing sleep trying to make their ideal route through the tents to hit up certain booths. Read More »

JAZZFESTbeings

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While 10,000 eyes face the stage, I'm peeking around at those eyes, on the prowl for my next NOLAbeing. It's day one of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival and I'm surrounded by new faces and people ... Read More »

Post-Fest show guide: Part 3

Catch Galactic Friday at Tipatina's or Saturday at the Sugar Mill for solid post-Jazz Fest concerts.

You made it to weekend two and are facing the classic late-quarter Jazz Fest dilemma: sleep or more music. With a host of incredible offerings this weekend at the Fair Grounds, including guaranteed legendary sets by Bruce Springsteen ... Read More »

AUDIO: "Becoming the Boss"

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Bring Your Own is a nomadic storytelling series that takes place in living rooms, backyards and other intimate spaces within the community. Each month, seven storytellers have 7 minutes to respond to a theme. BYO airs on All Things New Orleans and ... Read More »

Photo Gallery: Sunday at Jazz Fest

Jazzfest Second Line: Tornado Brass Band with Young Men Olympia Aid, New Look, and First Division SAPC
Credit Laine Kaplan-Levenson / WWNO

As all Jazz Festers know, the festival is about more than the music; it's about iterations of intermingling. It's about a 6-year old youngster at their first Fest and a renowned 76-year old musician at their who-can-even-count-anymore trip ... Read More »

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