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Social Media Release: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASE 


New Orleans Jazz &
Heritage Fest

**Note: This release was created for a public relations course and is in no way associated with the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest.**

PITCH:

The annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Fest will be held in New Orleans, LA, from April 27 – May 6, 2018. The fest will feature music from Stevie Wonder, Alabama Shakes, Maroon 5, Dave Matthews Band, Kings of Leon and several others. Food vendors will have a variety of Cajun foods.

BACKGROUND:

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, a/k/a Jazz Fest, is a 10-day cultural feast in which thousands of musicians, cooks and craftspeople welcome 400,000 visitors each year. The Louisiana Heritage Fair showcases unforgettable music on multiple stages, delicious Louisiana cuisine in two large food areas, and crafts artisans from the region and around the world demonstrating and selling their work. The Louisiana Heritage Fair is held at the Fair Grounds Race Course over the course of 2 weekends.

FACTS:

  • When: April 27 – May 6, 2017
  • Where: New Orleans Fair Grounds & Racetrack (1751 Gentilly Boulevard)
  • Ticket price: Tickets cost $19 and will go on sale
  • Gray Line tours will operate continuous round-trip transportation – The Jazz Fest Express – from he Sheraton Hotel and several other locations.

QUOTES: 

“Every year Jazz Fest gets bigger and bigger. The food vendor list and music lineup are shaping up to be one of our best ones yet and we can’t wait for the spring.”

– Jackson Brown, Chair of Events

“We have made it to Jazz Fest every year for the past decade. The people, food, and music are truly something we look forward to all year.”

– Louise Burt, Patron

MULTIMEDIA: 

(Courtesy of New Orleans Jazz Fest)

(Courtesy of New Orleans Jazz Fest) 

(Courtesy of New Orleans Jazz Fest)

 

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CONTACT: 

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
336 Camp Street, Ste 250
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 410-4100

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