Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story
Director: Frank Marshall, Ryan Suffern Run Time: 94 min. Release Year: 2022
Starring: Bruce Springsteen, Gregory Porter, Jimmy Buffett, Katy Perry, Pitbull
Jazz Fest: A New Orleans Story weaves together live performances and interviews from the 50th anniversary of the iconic festival, featuring some of the biggest names in the music industry, along with a wealth of archival documentary footage from the past half century. This film not only captures the music fest in all of its beauty, madness, and glory, but also delves deep into the rich culture of The Big Easy.
“A rollicking, heartfelt shout-out to (and glorified tourism ad for) a cherished fairground blowout that has long buoyed a routinely troubled city.” -Robert Abele, LA Times