Trombone Shorty - the best personalized free web-based Email en en Trombone Shorty Jazz Fest wraps with performances by Trombone Shorty, Meters NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The seven-day New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival wraps up with hometown favorites Trombone Shorty and The Meters. Trombone Shorty and his Orleans Avenue band close out the venue's Acura Stage Sunday while The Meters will be closing out the Gentilly Stage. Trombone Shorty, whose real name is Troy Andrews, just releas... Sun, 07 May 2017 15:19:00 GMT 2017-05-07T15:19:00Z Second weekend of Jazz Fest kicks off with a sunny forecast NEW ORLEANS (AP) — After rain deluged and muddied the infield at the Fair Grounds Race Course, sparking a partial shutdown last week of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, it returns Thursday through Sunday with acts including Darrius Rucker, Wilco, Earth Wind & Fire, Boney James, Stevie Wonder, Snoop Dogg, Meghan Trainor, Patti LaBelle and the Kings of Leon. ... Wed, 03 May 2017 21:21:00 GMT 2017-05-03T21:21:00Z Review: Trombone Shorty album displays another growth spurt Trombone Shorty, "Parking Lot Symphony" (Blue Note Records) Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews reinforces his commitment to New Orleans on "Parking Lot Symphony," a rich, energetic collection of funk, R&B, and even dirges and pop. As is his calling card, Andrews broadens the city's musical traditions without straying too far as his voice finds new hues and shades of expression. ... Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:30:00 GMT 2017-04-24T17:30:00Z Justin Timberlake, Eddie Vedder to lead Pilgrimage Festival NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Justin Timberlake will headline the next Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival and he's lured some big names to join him, including Eddie Vedder, Ryan Adams, The Avett Brothers, Mavis Staples and Gary Clark Jr. The two-day annual festival debuted in 2015 on a horse farm in Franklin, Tennessee, and was co-founded by Kevin Griffin of ... Tue, 04 Apr 2017 11:01:00 GMT 2017-04-04T11:01:00Z Stevie Wonder, Tom Petty, Maroon 5 to headline Jazz Fest NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Stevie Wonder, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Maroon 5, Usher and Dave Matthews are among some of the big names playing at this year's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The lineup, announced Friday, includes more than 500 bands covering a diverse array of musical styles over more than a dozen stages set up at the New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course. ... Fri, 27 Jan 2017 23:37:00 GMT 2017-01-27T23:37:00Z Diana Ross, Mary J. Blige, John Legend headline 2017 Essence NEW ORLEANS (AP) — For the first time, music icon Diana Ross brings her star power to a stage at the 2017 Essence Festival in New Orleans. Ross was among the headliners announced Thursday for the festival annually held in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. "This is big," said Michelle Ebanks, president of Essence Communications Inc., on getti... Thu, 15 Dec 2016 14:27:00 GMT 2016-12-15T14:27:00Z