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Satan & Adam: Subway to the Stage

Sun, 05/05/13
Authored by Melanie Merz
Sterling Magee and Adam Gussow started playing together in the streets and subways of Harlem in the 80s.  Magee - originally from Mout Olive, Mississippi - was a one man band playing under the moniker Mr. Satan. They teamed up and have since become one of New York City's pr... Read more

Food of the Day: Trout Baquet

Sun, 05/05/13
Authored by David Stafford
Our food of the day today: Trout Baquet.  Trout Baquet is buttery trout, topped with lump crabmeat. Fantastic, and you can get it at the Baquet's restaurant, Li’l Dizzy’s Café on Esplanade.       Read more

It's Not Jazz Fest Without Mango Freeze!

Sun, 05/05/13
Authored by Melanie Merz
WWOZ's fresh, juicy, frozen deliciosness generally referred to as Mango Freeze has been a Jazz Fest tradition since 1994. If you want really dive into the splednor, read up on Behind the Sorbet: The True Story of Mango Freeze. Here are a few pics of some of this year's fabu... Read more

BILL’S JAZZ FEST PICKS – DAY VII

Sun, 05/05/13
Authored by Bill DeTurk
  It’s the most wonderful time of the year!  No Andy Williams, not Christmas, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, the unchallenged greatest music and culture event on the planet.  People say it is the coolest sloppiest Fest on record… maybe, but the music and the spir... Read more

Jazz Fest Photo Highlights

Sun, 05/05/13
Authored by David Stafford
Second Weekend Photo Highlights Sunday | Saturday | Friday | Thursday First Weekend Photo Highlights Sunday | Saturday | Friday Jazz Fest Food Highlights! Trout Baquet | Crawfish Bread | Crawfish Monica | Cochon de Lait Po-Boy | Pheasant, Quail & Andouille Gumbo | Fried So... Read more

Jazz Fest Highlights

Sun, 05/05/13
Authored by David Stafford
Second Weekend Photo Highlights Sunday | Saturday | Friday | Thursday First Weekend Photo Highlights Sunday | Saturday | Friday Jazz Fest Food Highlights! Trout Baquet | Crawfish Bread | Crawfish Monica | Cochon de Lait Po-Boy | Pheasant, Quail & Andouille Gumbo | Fried So... Read more

Today at Jazz Fest: Sunday, May 5

Sun, 05/05/13
Authored by David Stafford
Here are a few things of note happening today at Jazz Fest: Nicholas Payton Interview, 1:30 - 2:15 on the Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage, inside the Grandstand. Brushy One-String of Jamaica, 3:50-4:50 in the Blues Tent Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters, 3:50-4... Read more

Know Your Venues: The Peoples Health Economy Hall Tent

Sat, 05/04/13
Authored by David Stafford
The Congo Square Stage is not the only Jazz Fest venue named after a Treme landmark: the Peoples Health Economy Hall Tent is named for Economy Hall, former home of the Economy Society, an early twentieth century mutual aid and benefit society. Treme's Economy Hall was an ea... Read more

Najee Dorsey in the Congo Square African Marketplace

Sat, 05/04/13
Authored by Melanie Merz
The Congo Square African Marketplace is a vibrant artspace alongside the bombastic Congo Square stage. Featuring different local, national, and international artists each weekend, the market is a colorful and dynamic celebration of contemporary craftsmanship and art. Atl... Read more

Down in The Folk Village

Sat, 05/04/13
Authored by Danielle Dietze
Nestled up in the heart of Jazz Fest lies the Louisiana Folklore Village, a market displaying handmade crafts consisting of everything from glittery high heels to traditional boat building. With intricacy and dedication each craft preserves the unique culture and deep-roote... Read more

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