New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
Jazz and Heritage Festival © Infrogmation
In late April, just before the onset of summer heat and humidity, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival takes place at the New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course. Numerous stages simultaneously present a vast cross-section of musical performances by top artists.
Genres range from traditional New Orleans jazz, gospel, and country, to rap, hip hop, and Creole zydeco. In addition to the hundreds of performances and many musicians, the festival includes numerous food stalls and loads of arts and crafts displays, making it a true celebration of the city's culture and heritage.
Venue: The central event is held at the New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course, but celebrations take place around the entire city.
Date: 26 Apr - 5 May 2019