28 April 2006

Map du Jour: Jazzfest 2006

Two fewer stages. One less day. But that's OK. Day One of Jazzfest 2006 is now underway . . .

Check out this story in today's Times-Picayune about what transpired since August to stage the 37th year of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

Listen to WWOZ's broadcast from The Fairgrounds with commentary as well as live feeds of the artists on the Congo Square Louisiana Rebirth Stage. Coolbone Brass Band is on as I write this.

Like Mardi Gras 2006, I am sure it will be emotional when I get out there within the next two hours. Back into the Fall, it didn't seem like Jazzfest was going to happen. But here it is . . . .


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