Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Jazz Fest Fun Wednesday!!

Happy Wednesday with loads of Wednesday Jazz Fest fun!!!

Louisiana Music Factory (210 Decatur) Jazz Fest Concert Series for Jazz Fest continues today with:

Dr. Michael White at Noon
Davell Crawford at 1:00 PM
Theresa Andersson at 2:00 PM
Eric Lindell at 3:00 PM
Ryan Foret & Foret Tradition at 4:00 PM
Lost Bayou Ramblers at 5:00 PM
Anders Osborne at 6:00 PM

Today is the 7th Annual ChazFest - New Orleans 9th Ward Music Festival - The Truck Farm Studios 3020 St. Claude Avenue. ChazFest is ten hours of nonstop music, culture and good times on two stages! Come be a part of the best local music festival in the heart of New Orleans, named after the irrepressible washboard virtuoso Washboard Chaz Leary. Don't miss a thing! Get your ChazFest tickets online and save all your cash for good food and hard liquor. Let's do it!
Online tickets are only $25!  Tickets are available the day of the Festival for $30.
The ChazFest Lineup 2012:

Bywater Juke Joint Stage
12-12:40 Luke Winslow King and the Ragtime Millionaires
12-12:40 Picnic
2:20-3:00 Helen Gillet's Other Instruments
3:40-4:15 The Geraniums
5:00-5:45 Anthony Cuccia and Simon Lott Present: SLAMINATE
6:45-7:30 Hurray For The Riff Raff
8:30-9:00 Narcissy

Main Stage
12:40-1:10 Sunrise/Sunset
1:40-2:20 The Saboteurs
3:00-3:40 Schatzy
4:15-5:00 TBC Brass band
5:45-6:45 The Tin Men plus The Valparaiso Men's Chorus
7:30-8:30 The Happy Talk Band
9:00-10:00 Debauche

Today is 3rd Annual Daze Between Festival at the @ The Rusty Nail - Bathtub Music Presents the 3rd Annual Daze Between Festival to benefit the Gulf Restoration Network at the Rusty Nail located at 1100 Constance St. The Festival will feature Fresh Louisiana Seafood, Local Crafts and a Musical Tribute to the Grateful Dead on two stages starting at 3:30PM (doors open at 2PM). Featured Bands include:
Papa Mali and Friends
Honey Island Swamp Band
The Dave Jordan Band
The IKO Allstars
Camile Baudoin and the Living Rumors
CMM feat. Josh Clark, Reed Mathis & Cochrane McMillan
(from Tea Leaf Green)
Jimmy Leslie
Mike Dillon Band
Frogs Gone Fishing

Tonight Swing in the Oaks at City Park with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra from 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm - Free Admission - The concert will feature traditional classic and modern favorites that will please any and all generations of listeners. Some selections to include: Overture to Light Cavalry, Suite from Carmen, Selections from Phantom of the Opera, Strike Up the Band, Muppet Medley, Traditional New Orleans Medley, Big Band Fantasy, Irving Berlin - A Symphonic Portrait, and Stars and Stripes Forever. Bring your blanket, your wine and food and enjoy a night of music under the stars!!

Come on down to Lafayette Square for another stellar line-up for this year's Wednesday at the Square concert series....there will be crafts, food and libations....Marcia Ball plus The Pinnettes Brass Band get things movin' this evening at 5:00 pm - and check out the entire line-up so you can make your plans.

Have a wonderful Wednesday and for more fun shows and events going on click on the WWOZ Livewire -!


  1. FYI Swing in the Oaks got moved to tomorrow night due to the expected thunderstorms tonight! Same time, same place!

    1. Thanks for letting me know :) Jazz Fest then Orchestra tomorrow!