Here are the stories on Jazz Fest and New Orleans at night that we'll cover over the next two weeks. 

Jon Batiste photo
Jon Batiste and Stay Human

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell starts Friday, and we’re covering it and the shows that take place after the Fair Grounds close as extensively as we can manage. Here are the stories we have in the pipeline for the next 10 or so days; when they’re published, this page will link to them.

Alex Rawls will also cover Jazz Fest for The New Orleans Advocate and USA Today, and we’ll link those pieces when possible. He will also interview Texas folk/country singer Robert Earl Keen on Sunday, May 4 at 2:30 p.m. at the Allison Minor Music Heritage Stage.

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- This Week’s Soundtrack previews this week in New Orleans and at Jazz Fest

- Folklorist Alan Lomax's film footage at Jazz Fest and elsewhere in 1982

- Weekend One Picks

- A preview of Public Enemy, who play Jazz Fest Friday at 5:45 p.m. on the Congo Square Stage

- A preview of Rotary Downs, who play Jazz Fest Friday at 12:40 p.m. on the Samsung Galaxy Stage

- A preview of Vox and The Hound, who play Jazz Fest Friday at 3:55 p.m. on the Lagniappe Stage

- A preview of The Mavericks, who play Jazz Fest Saturday at 3:40 p.m. on the Samsung Galaxy Stage

- A look back at Friday at the Fest

- A preview of Sweet Ghosts, who play Siberia Sunday

- A look back at Saturday at the Fest

- A look back at Sunday at the Fest

- This Week’s Soundtrack

- A review of Mogwai Sunday night at the Civic Theatre

- A preview of HelloNegro, who plays the Circle Bar Monday

- A preview of Piano Night Monday night at the House of Blues

- A preview of The Flamin’ Groovies Monday night at One Eyed Jacks

- This Week’s Soundtrack previews this week in New Orleans and at Jazz Fest

- A preview of Wild Moccasins, who play Gasa Gasa Wednesday

- Weekend Two Picks

- Hurray for the Riff Raff's appearance on Conan before playing Jazz Fest Friday

- A preview of Truth Universal, who plays Jazz Fest Thursday at 11:15 a.m. on the Congo Square Stage

- Photos from last Sunday at Jazz Fest

- A preview of Perfect Pussy, who plays Gasa Gasa Thursday

- A preview of Tele Novella, who plays The Saint Friday

- A look back at Thursday at the Fest

- A preview of The Honorable South, who plays Jazz Fest Friday at 11:30 a.m. on the Samsung Galaxy Stage

- A preview of Cardinal Sons, who play Jazz Fest Friday at 2:30 p.m. on the Lagniappe Stage

- A preview of Drive-By Truckers, who play Friday and Saturday at the Civic Theatre

- A look back at Friday at the Fest

- A preview of Alexis and the Samurai, who play Jazz Fest Saturday at 2:15 p.m. on the Lagniappe Stage

- A preview of Jon Batiste and Stay Human, who play Jazz Fest Saturday at 3:55 p.m. in the Zatarain’s/WWOZ Jazz Tent

- A look back at Saturday at the Fest

- A preview of Glen David Andrews, who plays Jazz Fest Sunday at 12:25 p.m. on the Congo Square Stage

- A preview of Bobby Womack, who plays Jazz Fest Sunday at 3:25 p.m. on the Congo Square Stage

- A preview of Luke Winslow-King, who plays Jazz Fest Sunday at 3:45 p.m. on the Lagniappe Stage 

- A look back at Sunday at the Fest 

- Photos from the final Sunday at the Fest