New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival returns to WTJU

Date: 04/29/2023 - 05/04/2023

Time: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

WTJU is delighted to once again partner with WWOZ and bring you two days of live broadcasts from New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. This year we will air the April 29 and May 4 simulcasts which will replace our regular 12-8pm programming.

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, a/k/a Jazz Fest, is a 10-day cultural feast in which thousands of musicians, cooks and craftspeople welcome 400,000 visitors each year. The Louisiana Heritage Fair showcases unforgettable music on multiple stages, delicious Louisiana cuisine in two large food areas, and crafts artisans from the region and around the world demonstrating and selling their work. The Louisiana Heritage Fair is held at the Fair Grounds Race Course over the course of 2 weekends. They are April 28, April 29 & April 30 and May 4 – May 7, 2023.

Approximate times for sets broadcast WWOZ’s Thursday Jazz Fest Live Broadcast:

12:20 pm-1:50 pm Brother Tyrone and the Mindbenders (recorded Sunday April 30 in the Blues Tent)

1:15-2:10  pm Meschiya Lake & the Little Big Horns (live from the Blues Tent)

2:30-3:20 pm Ricky Sebastian (live from the WWOZ Jazz Tent)

3:40-4:40 pm Astral Project (live from the WWOZ Jazz Tent)

5:10-6:15 pm The Roadmasters Tribute to Walter “Wolfman” Washington with special guests (live from the Blues Tent)

6:45- 8:00 pm Charlie Sepulveda & the Turnaround (live from the WWOZ Jazz Tent)

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