Exclusive Webcast of the Jazz Fest Available on AT&T blue room May 3 - 4, 2008
Festival season is in full force! AT&T blue room is delivering the best of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell via an exclusive webcast on the AT&T blue room this weekend (May 3 - 4 2008). The webcast will combine LIVE PERFORMANCES from the 2nd weekend along with archived performances from the first weekend of JazzFest, held April 25 - 27. Additionally, on-demand content will be available across the three screens -- on blue room, on AT&T U-verse(SM) TV and through Cellular Video on AT&T wireless devices starting in early June.
Here is the Webcast schedule of performers...
(All Times E.D.T.)
|SATURDAY MAY 3, 2008||SUNDAY MAY 4, 2008 revised|
|2:00 PM||Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars||2:00 PM||Porter Batiste Stoltz|
|2:30 PM||Susan Cowsill||2:13 PM||Alejandro Escovedo|
|2:38 PM||Theresa Andersson Group||2:40 PM||Papa Grows Funk|
|2:53 PM||Kim Carson||3:00 PM||Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk|
|3:00 PM||Jon Cleary||3:40 PM||Bonerama|
|3:30 PM||Dr John||4:20 PM||Salvador Santana Band|
|3:55 PM||Voice of The Wetlands All-stars||4:50 PM||TBD|
|4:40 PM||The Subdudes|
|5:35 PM||Zac Brown|
|The Neville Brothers|
|6:00 PM||Irma Thomas|
|6:45 PM||Wayne Toups|
|7:30 PM||Widespread Panic|
|7:40 PM||Tim McGraw|
|7:45 PM||Jimmy Buffet|
Be aware that the Webcast SCHEDULE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE!
"We are excited to once again bring the sights and sounds of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival to consumers nationwide," said Dan York, head of Content and Programming, AT&T Entertainment Services. "Last year, we opened the virtual door of the Big Easy to thousands of music fans via the blue room. This year, we're extending the experience of Jazz Fest to even more consumers in more places across the three screens that matter most to their lives -- the TV, PC and wireless device."
The Blue Room webcast will be available at 12 p.m. CDT May 3 and 4. A full lineup of artists participating in the webcast will be available on blue room soon. Fans who can't wait for the festival to begin can tune in to blue room radio, a 24-hour streaming music station, to hear interviews and performances with past and present Jazz Fest performers by visiting http://www.attblueroom.com/.
"This is an exciting time of year for AT&T blue room," said Joey Schultz, vice president of AT&T Consumer Marketing. "Festival season allows us the opportunity to introduce consumers to AT&T's full lineup of products and service offerings while they enjoy exclusive live webcasts of today's top music festivals."
AFTER THE FEST! Tune in on Saturday, May 3, 2008 to RadioJohnson.net for high quality LIVE AUDIO broadcast of Michael Franti & Spearhead LIVE from Tipitina's @ Jazz Fest in New Orleans. The show will begin sometime after 9:30 PM CT. Radio Johnson will be streaming Funk Radio Johnson right up till the live act hits the stage.
DURING THE FEST! Tune into WWOZ for live AUDIO broadcasts during the Jazz Fest.