Late Night Organ Trio in the Den Last weekend of Jazz Fest
In the Main ROOM go see Worship my Organs! Warship My Organs, a long-running tradition during New Orleans Jazz Fest season, will return in 2023 with a Saturday night blowout at The Howlin’ Wolf on Saturday, May 6th at 1:30 a.m. (technically early-morning May 7th). The 2023 edition of Worship My Organ will showcase a pair of renowned organists, John Medeski and Wil Blades, alongside versatile Lettuce bandmates Adam Deitch (drums) and Eric “Benny” Bloom (trumpet). The show will also feature support from DJ Logic. Get your tickets here.
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Last year, Worship My Organ occupied a late-night slot during the “daze between” Jazz Fest weekends at New Orleans, LA’s One Eyed Jacks with Medeski, Deitch, and Skerik alongside Robert Walter (Mike Gordon, The Greyboy Allstars) and surprise guest Neal Francis. For 2023, organizers Live For Live Music and GMP Live have pushed the performance to the larger The Howlin’ Wolf and a second-Saturday, late-night time slot to give even more fans the chance to revel in the rare magic of this perennial Jazz Fest season highlight.
GA and limited VIP tickets for Warship My Organs featuring John Medeski, Wil Blades, Adam Deitch, and Eric “Benny” Bloom with support from DJ Logic on Saturday, May 6th, 2023 at The Howlin Wolf in New Orleans, LA are now on sale here. Scroll down for complete show details.
This show is part of a long, varied list of concerts as part of Live For Live Music’s Fest by Nite series during New Orleans Jazz Fest 2023. The series is set to begin during weekend one of Jazz Fest with The Nth Power‘s Tribute to The Gap Band featuring members of Dumpstaphunk and more at Toulouse Theatre (Friday, 4/28, 12:30 a.m.), TAUK‘s Parliament-Funkadelic vs. Sly and the Family Stone celebration featuring Kanika Moore, Antwaun Stanley, and The Horn Section at Toulouse Theatre (Saturday, 4/29, 9:00 p.m.); The Funk Sessions featuring members of Lettuce, Galactic, and more at Toulouse Theatre (Saturday, 4/29, 1:00 a.m.); SPAGA Plays Dead at Toulouse Theatre (Sunday, April 30th, 8:00 p.m.); and Maurice “MOBETTA” Brown & Friends at Toulouse Theatre (Sunday, April 30th, 1:00 a.m.).
During the “Daze Between” Jazz Fest’s two weekends, music fans in New Orleans can also take part in the fun at Daze Between New Orleans, a two-day music festival at Faubourg Brewery on Tuesday, May 2nd and Wednesday, May 3rd featuring four sets of Goose over two nights in addition to performances by Tank and the Bangas, Lawrence, Neal Francis, David Shaw, George Porter Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners, Eggy, Melt, Honey Island Swamp Band, J & The Causeways, and The Quickening. A portion of proceeds from the Daze Between New Orleans will benefit New Orleans nonprofit organizations via Rex Foundation. Find ticketing information via the festival website.
The Fest by Nite programming will continue through the “Daze Between” and into weekend two with Daze by Nite featuring members of Lettuce, Lawrence, Dumpstaphunk, and more with Eggy at The Howlin’ Wolf (Tuesday, 5/2); The Daze Between Band at Tipitina’s (Wednesday, 5/3 – SOLD OUT); a Steely Dan Tribute featuring members of Cool Cool Cool, The Nth Power, The Motet, and more at The Howlin’ Wolf (Thursday, May 4th, 1:00 a.m.); Poppa Funk & The Night Tripper: A Tribute to Art Neville & Dr. John at The Civic Theatre (Friday, 5/5, 9:00 p.m.); two nights of The Disco Biscuits at the Mahalia Jackson Theater (Friday, May 5th and Saturday, May 6th); an LP Giobbi Dead House Dead & Company after-party at The Howlin’ Wolf with special guest Yesmann (Saturday, May 6th, 9:00 p.m.); and Purple Party: A Tribute To Prince at The Howlin’ Wolf (Sunday, May 7th, 12:00 a.m.).
Check out the gallery below for a running list of concerts included in the 2023 edition of Live For Live Music’s Fest by Nite series in New Orleans during Jazz Fest. For an updating list of announcements and ticketing details, head here. Follow Live For Live Music on social media to stay updated on new additions to the series as Jazz Fest approaches.