Jazz Fest 2018

Jazz Fest 2018

Photos from the second weekend of the 49th Annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

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Revere projectors

Photos of my Revere 8mm and 16mm film projectors, ca. 1948

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2018 French Quarter Festival

French Quarter Festival

Photos from the 35th Annual French Quarter Festival in New Orleans, April 12-15, 2018

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Jazz Fest 2018

In advance of a detailed account of my attendance of the second weekend of the 49th Annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, I am listing the musical performances I saw during each of the four days.

Thursday, May 3

The Tangiers Combo
Gal Holiday
Paul Sanchez Rolling Road Show
Larry Sieberth presents The Art of the Voice featuring Tonya Boyd-Cannon, Yolanda Robinson, and JarellB
The Walls Group
Lionel Richie

Friday, May 4

New Leviathan Oriental Fox-Trot Orchestra
John Lawrence and Ven Pa’ Ca Flamenco with Guest Antonio Hidalgo
Lil’ Buck Sinegal Blues Band with special guest Barbara Lynn
Tank and the Bangas
Glen David Andrews and the Treme Choir
The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
Beck
Sheryl Crow
Topsy Chapman & Solid Harmony

Saturday, May 5

Jasen Weaver Band
Blodie’s Jazz Jam
James Rivers Movement
Astral Project
Dianne Reeves
Aerosmith

Saturday Night, May 5

The Hvrcrft ft. Ari Teitel, Brian Charette & Deven Trusclair
Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen w Nigel Hall

Sunday, May 6

Flow Tribe
Walter Wolfman Washington & The Roadmasters
George Porter, Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners
Smokey Robinson
Steve Miller Band

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