Johnny Jackson Jr. Gospel is Alive! Celebration

The Johnny Jackson Jr. Gospel Is Alive! Celebration is the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation’s annual educational workshop and outreach program for youth and senior citizens in the New Orleans area.

The concert is open to the public, free of charge, depending on seating availability.  The concert has been named in honor of one of its biggest proponents, Johnny Jackson, Jr., a longtime member of the board of directors of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival and Foundation, as well as a former New Orleans City Council member and former Louisiana State Representative.  Past headliners have included Rance Allen, CeCe Winans, The Clark Sisters, Shirley Caesar and more! 

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The Johnny Jackson Jr. Gospel Is Alive Celebration will be held on Monday, May 2, 2022.


Franklin Avenue Baptist Church located at 8282 I-10 Service Rd, New Orleans, LA 70126. Time TBD.

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The Johnny Jackson Jr. Gospel Is Alive Celebration is a presented by People’s Health.

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The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation is the nonprofit organization that owns the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell. The Foundation uses the proceeds from Jazz Fest, and other funds, for year-round programs in the areas of education, economic development and cultural events. For more about the Foundation and what we do, visit us online at