New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

Find performers, clubs, hotels, restaurants and more.

Updated: March 08, 2002

The Main Event

From April 23 through May 2, hundreds of bands play on 12 stages. This year's highlights include B.B. King, Wyclef Jean and Lenny Kravitz.


Big Easy Eats

Sure you can find food at the fairgrounds, but don't forget to hit these places for classic New Orleans fare.


Gumbo Shop Restaurant

630 Saint Peter St, New Orleans, LA 70116


Emeril's Restaurant

800 Tchoupitoulas St, New Orleans, LA 70130


Central Grocery Company LLC

923 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116


Galatoire's Restaurant Inc

209 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130


Cafe du Monde

800 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116


Great Hotels

Hotels fill up fast, so make your reservations early.


New Orleans Courtyard Hotel

1101 N Rampart St, New Orleans, LA 70116


W New Orleans French Quarter

316 Chartres Street, New Orleans, LA 70130


International House

221 Camp St, New Orleans, LA 70130


Top Performers

In addition to playing the fairgrounds, you can catch these festival favorites throughout the week at popular venues like the House of Blues and Tipitina's.


Crescent City Clubs


Howlin' Wolf

907 S Peters St, New Orleans, LA 70130


Tipitna's Uptown

501 Napoleon Ave, New Orleans, LA 70115


House Of Blues

225 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70130


Snug Harbor Jazz Bistro

626 Frenchmen St, New Orleans, LA 70130


Preservation Hall Night

726 St Peter St, New Orleans, LA 70116


Storyville District

125 Bourbon St, New Orleans, LA 70130