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Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story
ShowtimesAugust 31:5:00 pm, 7:00 pmSeptember 1:5:00 pm, 7:00 pm
Jazz Fest weaves together live performances and interviews from the 50th anniversary of The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The N.O. ‘Jazz Fest’ celebrates the music, food, people, arts & crafts, and culture of all of Louisiana since 1970, and is an essential showcase of the rich heritage of the region. The film, shot at the 2019 Fest, features local music heroes joined on 14 stages by some of the biggest names in the music industry, and a wealth of archival documentary footage from the past half century. Among the 50 plus featured performers are Jimmy Buffett, Bruce Springsteen, Katy Perry, Aaron Neville, Earth, Wind & Fire, Irma Thomas, Herbie Hancock, Al Green, and many others.—Rotten Tomatoes
“A real music lover’s treat.”—Movie Nation
“There is a poetic beauty to this film. The cinematography is absolutely stunning.”—Quelle Movies