Sunday, March 29, 2009

Jazz Fest 40th Anniversary (1990 Photos)

Here are some photos from the 1990 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. This year, 2009, is the 40th Anniversary. In these photos: Victor Goines, Jeremy Davenport, Jason Marsalis, Branford Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis, Harry Connick Jr.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2009

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival cubes

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival cubes are up at
Find out exactly where and when your favorite artists are performing.

Here is our schedule:
Fri, Apr 24 : Henry Butler, 2:55pm Congo Square Stage
Sat, Apr 25: Kermit Ruffins (with Rebirth), 2pm Congo Square Stage
Sun, Apr 26: Dr. Michael White, 4:15p Economy Hall Tent
Thur, Apr 30: Theresa Andersson, 12:45p Gentilly Stage
Fri, May 1: Jon Cleary (w/ Bonnie Raitt), 3:30p Acura
Fri, May 1: Kermit Ruffins, 3:55p Gentilly Stage
Sat, May 2: Dr.Michael White & Jason Marsalis (with Fatien Ensemble), 2:40p Jazz Tent
Sat, May 2: Irvin Mayfield & NOJO, 4p, Jazz Tent
Sun, May 3: Jon Cleary, 12:35p Gentilly Stage
Sun, May 3: Jeremy Davenport, 1:45p Jazz Tent
Sun, May 3: Dr. Michael White, 5:45p Economy Hall

Basin Street Records has new CDs by Kermit Ruffins and Jeremy Davenport that will be available in the New Orleans area in time for Jazzfest.

Monday, March 23, 2009


Listen to The Life and Times of IRVIN MAYFIELD on WGSO 990 AM in New Orleans on Mondays at 5pm CT (listen live at and listen from anywhere in the world to the archived shows HERE. His first two guests were: James Carville and Wendell Pierce; and today: Mayor C. Ray Nagin. Join us at Irvin Mayfield's Jazz Playhouse in the Royal Sonesta hotel every Thursday, Friday and Saturday for great music from some of New Orleans' finest Jazz artists. Pick up Irvin's latest CD with Ellis Marsalis: Love Songs, Ballads, and Standards today!

Monday, March 09, 2009

Big Easy Entertainment Award Nominees

Gambit Weekly ( announced the nominees for the Big Easy Entertainment Awards to be presented on Sunday, April 19th, 2009 at Harrah's New Orleans Casino.

Our nominees include:
Best Traditional Jazz: Dr. Michael White
Best Male Performer: Kermit Ruffins
Best Female Performer: Theresa Andersson
Best Album of 2008: Hummingbird, Go! by Theresa Andersson AND Blue Crescent by Dr. Michael White


Wednesday, March 04, 2009

Kermit Ruffins' Livin’ a Tremé Life

Coming April 28th. More details soon!