The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival attracts many people to the exhibition in the spring, but these weeks are a great time for music fans to the city, they went to the festival or not. Clubs calendars fill with performances, collaborations and special late night sets, appear small festivals and more. So while a jazz festival in October will not take place, there are always shows and special events around what would have been the festival period. Some music to appreciate in person or virtually events over the next two weeks.
Jams Music. Since the height of the craze for jam bands, music fans were able to spend the nights of Jazz Fest to feast on collaborations between musicians moonlighting from their jazz bands and usual funk and other niches. The list of festivals this year included a number of tributes and star formations, and many are still on schedule. There is a tribute to Jimi Hendrix to NOLA Brewing Co. Thursday, October 7. The music explores funk and participants include drummer Terence Higgins Swampgrease, guitarist Luther Dickinson of the North Mississippi Allstars, keyboardist Ivan Neville and bassist Tony Hall of Dumpstaphunk, blues-root Jonathon Long guitarist Ed Williams of revivalists. Bluegrass Tanglers The group welcomes the talking heads for an opening act, and there is a broth of shrimp and crab on site.
Tipitina is usually busy during the festival nights. It hosts The Word Sunday, October 10. Programming includes the phenomenon of guitar pedal steel Robert Randolph, Luther and Cody Dickinson of the North Mississippi Allstars, keyboardist John Medeski – best known for his work in the jazz-funk groovy Medeski Group, Martin and Wood – and guitarist Rayfield “Ray Ray” Holloman. Friday, October 15, late in the night after midnight, The Emerald Quintet is a jazz saxophonist Skerik formation, Galactic drummer Stanton Moore, Robert Walter and others.
Tipitina owners, Galactic, are of course the house band and hold slots consecutive Saturdays, 9 and 16 October, with the singer Anjelika “Jelly” Joseph. Anders Osborne also produce it with its own tribute to 30 years at the Jazz Fest on October 7 and soul revivalists blue St. Paul & The Broken Bones eyes for two nights evening of October 14 to 15.
Festival of Shorts. The foundation Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrew usually organizes an event in the spring. This fundraising concert on Monday, October 11 is in partnership with the Tip-It Galactic Foundation presents Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Galactic with Joseph, The Soul Rebels, the Cuban singer Cimafunk, Big Chief Juan Pardo and Tarriona “Tank “Ball of the Tank & Bangas. The show will also be available live. Visit tipitinas.com for tickets.
great uncle. The tank Uncle Funky Krewe of Tucks was the virtual concerts vehicle high production quality throughout the pandemic. There are a series of shows from 6 to 16 October. Highlights include Luther Dickinson with sousaphoniste Dirty Dozen Kirk Joseph and Terence Higgins Wednesday, October 6, and Meters guitarist Leo Nocentelli with Big Chief Donald Harrison Jr., trombonist Big Sam Williams, Jamal Batiste and others Friday, October 8. Other artists in the series include the Funky Soul Band Jason Neville, Walter “Wolfman” Washington and the Roadmasters and more. Visit funkyuncle.live for the program.
Kermit’s Fun Fest. Kermit Ruffins organizes a three-day music festival in the salon of the stepmother. It will happen Friday, October 8 with the TBC Brass Band, Kevin Morris and Uptown Connection and JAZ2 Band. Saturday, October 9, Corey Henry and the Treme Funktet, Jason Marsalis, James Williams and more. The festival ends Sunday, October 10 with Ruffins, rappers Partners-N-Crime, the king of HaSizzle rebound and Guitar Slim. Admission is $ 30 at the door. Find information on facebook.com/ruffinsbbq.
Feast on site. When Jazz Fest was originally postponed in 2020, WWOZ 90.7 FM intervened to create Festing in Place. The station broadcast sets Jazz Fest during normal business hours of the festival. He did it again this spring, and now that the festival of October was scuttled, he is preparing a third installment. This edition contains records of the first festival in 1970. Festing in Place runs from 11 am to 19 pm from October 7 to 10 and from 14 to 17 October. The first weekend includes the sets of Dr. John, John Lee Hooker, a 1994 setting of The Band, a 1974 show with Professor Longhair, Esperanza Spalding, Drive-By Truckers, Terence Blanchard, Dianne Reeves, Big Freedia, BB King and clips of Mahalia Jackson and Duke Ellington from 1970. There are also interludes with other regular performances of the festival, including Mardi Gras Indians. Visit wwoz.org to see the cubes.
Jazz Fest in your living room. The local public television station WYES continues its series programming of October “Jazz Fest in Your Living Room” with music documentaries and performances by top local musicians. Saturday, October 9, he presented “Satchmo in New Orleans” at 14h, “Beausoleil Live From the Jazz & Heritage Festival” at 16h, “Deacon John’s Jump Blues” at 18h and Michael Murphy recently created Irma Thomas documentary “Irma my life in music “at 20 h and 21 h 30. other programs on jazz take place throughout the month.