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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Information 

click to enlarge The 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Congo Square poster features Ernie K-Doe and was painted by Richard Thomas, who created a poster featuring Fats Domino for the 1989 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Thomas is known for his paintings and murals of New Orleans culture and celebrities. He has mentored many young artists, including Terrance Osborne, who created the 2014 poster of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. For more information, visit www.art4now.com.

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The 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Congo Square poster features Ernie K-Doe and was painted by Richard Thomas, who created a poster featuring Fats Domino for the 1989 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Thomas is known for his paintings and murals of New Orleans culture and celebrities. He has mentored many young artists, including Terrance Osborne, who created the 2014 poster of the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. For more information, visit www.art4now.com.

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
11 a.m.-7 p.m., April 25-27, May 1-4
Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, 1751 Gentilly Blvd. www.nojazzfest.com


Tickets:

• Single-day tickets cost $55 in advance, $70 at the gate.

• Child's ticket $5 (available at the gate only; ages 2-10; adult must accompany child).

• Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster outlets, online at www.ticketmaster.com and by calling (800) 745-3000.

• Tickets can be purchased in advance in person at the Superdome box office, located at Gate A. All Jazz Fest tickets are subject to additional service fees and handling charges.

• VIP ticket information is available at www.nojazzfest.com.

• Re-entry to the Fair Grounds is allowed only with WWOZ Brass Pass, Foundation Gala Pass and Big Chief, Grand Marshal and Krewe of Jazz Fest VIP passes.


Transportation:

• There are taxi stands at Stallings Playground (1600 block of Gentilly Boulevard) and Fortier Park (3200 block of Esplanade Avenue).

• Gray Line operates continuous round-trip transportation to the festival from the Sheraton Hotel (500 Canal St.), Gray Line Lighthouse (Toulouse Street at the Mississippi River) and City Park (Marconi Meadows) from 10:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. for $18 from downtown or $15 from City Park. A one-way ticket from the festival to downtown is $10. For more information call (504) 569-1401 or (800) 535-7786 or visit www.graylineneworleans.com/jazz-fest-express.html.


Jazz Fest Permits:

• Small bags and backpacks (17 by 12 by 10 inches) and 12-pack soft coolers

• Single, collapsible chairs

• Wheelchairs and medical scooters

• Push-strollers for children

• Blankets not exceeding 6 by 8 feet

• Factory-sealed water (up to 1 liter)


Jazz Fest Prohibits:

• Large or hard-sided coolers

• Wagons and carts

• Pets

• Glass

• Personal tents

• Shade canopies, or beach or pole-style umbrellas

• Athletic games

• Large chairs with rockers, foot rests, side tables, etc.

• Bicycles or other wheeled personal transport devices (e.g. skateboards)

• Video- and audio-recording equipment

• Unauthorized vending

• Weapons, illicit drugs and other contraband

• Outside beverages except factory-sealed water (up to 1 liter)

• Inserting stakes, poles, or any other objects into the ground, or use of ropes, cords, tape, etc. to reserve space


On the Grounds:

• Jazz Fest food and drink vendors are cash only. ATMs are available on the grounds.

• Jazz Fest is handicapped accessible. Call (504) 410-6104 for information.

• There are two medical tents on festival grounds. One is near the edge of the track between the Samsung Galaxy and Fais Do-Do stages; the other is on the edge of the track near the Acura display tent.

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