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NEW ORLEANS JAZZ FEST WEBCAST

 

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NEW ORLEANS, 27 April 2006—Can't make it to the New Orleans Jazz Fest? Here's an alternative. MSN has entered into an agreement with the 2006 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (28 April - 7 May 2006) to be the exclusive webcast provider of the first Jazz Fest following the catastrophic events of Hurricane Katrina and will donate all the advertising proceeds to benefit New Orleans Katrina Relief efforts . The webcast is scheduled to include concert performances by globally popular artists such as Jimmy Buffett, Dave Matthews Band, Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Elvis Costello, as well as New Orleans music legends including Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas and Buckwheat Zydeco among others. Viewers can tune in to the festival coverage at http://msnvideo.com/jazzfest .

 

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Line-up:

Fats Domino, Bruce Springsteen with the Seeger Sessions Band, Jimmy Buffett, Dave Matthews Band, Paul Simon, Bob Dylan, Lionel Richie, Keith Urban, Yolanda Adams, Herbie Hancock, La India, The Meters, Allen Toussaint w/ Elvis Costello, Etta James, Dr. John, The Ohio Players, Irma Thomas, Ani DiFranco, Keb’ Mo’, Hugh Masekela, Robert Randolph and the Family Band, Koko Taylor, Pete Fountain, Doug Kershaw, Little Feat, Bishop Paul S. Morton, Sr., The Radiators, Sam Moore, Doug E. Fresh & Slick Rick, Warren Haynes, Angelique Kidjo, Yerba Buena, Chris Owens,Irvin Mayfield, Buckwheat Zydeco, Galactic, Deacon John, Rebirth Brass Band, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Donald Harrison w/ Eddie Palmieri, Snooks Eaglin,Cowboy Mouth, Clarence "Frogman" Henry, Kermit Ruffins, Roland Guerin w/ Marcus Roberts, Sonny Landreth, Walter "Wolfman" Washington, Terence Blanchard, the subdudes, Ellis Marsalis w/ Lew Tabackin, Nicholas Payton, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, and many others.

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Web Site



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