Your Jazz Fest Dollars At Work 2

Class Got Brass Contest

High School and Middle School Brass Bands are invited to compete in our seventh annual contest. At stake are more than $45,000 worth of instruments. The contest starts at 3 p.m. Sunday in Armstrong Park.
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Class Got Brass Contest

Congo Square Rhythms

Our 12th annual Congo Square Rhythms Festival returns to Armstrong Park March 30-31 with Brass Bands, Mardi Gras Indians, African Dance and much, much more.
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Congo Square Rhythms

Outside the Tent

We'll host an opening reception for our new gallery exhibit, "Outside the Tent," featuring arts and crafts from the 2019 Jazz Fest, on Thursday, April 11, from 6 to 8 pm.
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Outside the Tent

5-CD Boxed Set of Live Jazz Fest Recordings

On May 10, the venerable record label will release five CDs worth of previously unreleased live recordings from Jazz Fest dating to 1974.
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5-CD Boxed Set of Live Jazz Fest Recordings

Community Partnership Grants

Applications are now open for the "In-School" category of Community Partnership Grants. Schools can apply for up to $5,000 to support arts education in the schools.
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Community Partnership Grants
Foundation Calendar

2018 Congo Square Rhythms Festival

Mar 30–31, 2019

Sync Up Workshop: Licensing Music to Film, Commercials and TV

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019
5:30 – 7:00 PM

Gallery Exhibit Opening Reception: Outside the Tent

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019
6:00 – 8:00 PM

Heritage School Of Music

Please get excited for #CongoSquareFest Saturday music, including the Nayo Jones Experience & Max Moran and Neospec… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell

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When the Fest is over, our work is just beginning.

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation is the nonprofit that owns the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell. We use the proceeds from Jazz Fest, and other funds, for year-round programs to support our music and culture.

Jazz & Heritage Foundation Programs

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation, Inc.