New Orleans Jazz Fest artists return to Fair Grounds

Louisiana Artists Return to Jazz Fest Stage After Not Playing for Years



REPRESENT LOUISIANA ON THE JAZZ FEST STAGE. WI♪ STAGE. SHAY: JAZZ FEST, TO ME, IS WHAT WE LOOK FORWARD TO EVERY YEAR. CONSIDER PUTTING ALL OF NEW ORLEANS IN ONE PLACE. ♪ SHAY: TROY ANDREWS ALSO KNOWN AS TROMBONE SHORTY AND HIBAS ND, PRACTICE BEFORE THEIR SCHEDULED PERFORMANCE ON MR. 8 SHORTY, A NEW ORLEANS NATIVE, PLAYED OUABT JAZZ FEST 30 TIMES BUT SAYS THIS TIME WILL BE ONE FOR T BHEOOKS. >> TO BE ABLE TO RETURN AFTER A TWO-YEAR BREAK, IT WILL BE MONUMENTAL. WAITING FOR EVERYONE TO COME BACK IN TOWN. PLAY IN FNTRO FROM MY LOCAL CROWD AND MIX THEM WITH PEOPLE FROM ALL OVER THE WOD. >> THIS IS THE NEW ORLNS.EA I’VE BEEN GOING THERE SINCE I WAS A LITTLE GIRL. SHAY: THE MOTHER OF NEW ORLEANS RAISP PERFORMING THIS SATURDAY, DEDICATING THE PERFORMANCE H TO THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN IMPACTED BY COVID-19. SHE SAYS SHE LOOKS FORWARD TO THE ENERGY. >> I’M BRINGING THE HOOD. I’M BRINGING NEW ORLNSEA TO JAZZ FEST. THE CITY MOST DEFINITELY NEEDS TO HAVE JAZZ FEST BA. I AM HAPPY THAT THE WORLD IS OPENING UP SOMETHING WE ARE ABLE TO CELEBRATE OUR HEART. ♪ >> THERE IS A PICTURE OF LITTLE EIGHT-YEAR-OLD AMANDA ON STAGE AT THE JAZZ FEST I’VE PERFORMED EVERY YEAR SINCE. MINUS THE YEARS WE HAD — HAD NO JAZZ FE.ST SHAY: AMANDA SHAW, ALSO A LOUISIANA NATIVE, IS NO STRANGER FOR PERFORMING AT JAZZ FEST. SHE PERFORMS NEXT WEEKEND AND HOPE TO CONTINUE THE ETH TRADITION FOR YEARS TO COME. >> I’M SO HAPPY TO COME BACK AND BE PART OF THE WONDERFUL AND WONDERFUL ISTH TRADITION WE HAVE HERE IN NEW ORANLE SHAY: AND FOR EVERY MUSICIAN PERFORMING THIS YEAR, THEY HAVE TO HIT THE CROWDS IN A WAY LIKE NEREV BEFORE , SO THEY WILL NEVER FORGET. >> MY LAST EXPERIENCE AT JAZZ FEST WAS A LOT ON.F FU AS ALWAYS. THEN THE PANDEMIC HAS ARRIVED. SO, I AM HAPPY TO RETURN TO IT. THIS IS A WONDERFUL TIME. AS I KNOW WD, I CAN’T LOOK FORWARD TO PLAYING JAZZ FEST. FOR US, IT’S LIKE PLAYING ETH SUPER BOWL. SHAY: WDSU

Louisiana Artists Return to Jazz Fest Stage After Not Playing for Years

The best and biggest artists returned to the Jazz Fest stages for the first time since 2019. The lineup was packed with talent, ranging from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Nicks, Lionel Richie, The Who, Jimmy Buffett, and more. . It was also the first time that Louisiana artists returned home to the familiar stages of the fairgrounds. Artists like Trombone Shorty, Mia X and Amanda Shaw have been unable to perform locally for years due to coronavirus restrictions. WDSU’s Shay O’Connor talks to these artists about what it’s like to be in the lineup for the return of New Orleans’ beloved Jazz Fest.

The best and biggest artists returned to the Jazz Fest stages for the first time since 2019.

The lineup was packed with talent, ranging from the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Nicks, Lionel Richie, The Who, Jimmy Buffett, and more.

It was also the first time that Louisiana artists returned home to the familiar stages of the fairgrounds.

Artists like Trombone Shorty, Mia X and Amanda Shaw have been unable to perform locally for years due to coronavirus restrictions.

WDSU’s Shay O’Connor talks to these artists about what it’s like to be in the lineup for the return of New Orleans’ beloved Jazz Fest.

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