Wolf Pack performs at 2016 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival

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Festival audiences heard the call of the Wolf Pack as Loyola University New Orleans students, faculty, staff, and alumni continued a longstanding tradition of performing at the 2016 New Orleans Heritage & Jazz Festival. Members of the Loyola family performing this year include:

Friday, April 22

  • The Topcats, featuring former Loyola student David Gamble at 11:25 a.m. at the Acura Stage
  • Johnny Sketch and The Dirty Notes, featuring alumni Marc Paradis '02 and Omar Ramirez '02 and former Loyola student David Pomerleau at 11:20 a.m. at the Gentilly Stage
  • Flow Tribe, featuring alumni Mario Palmisano '10 and John-Michael Early '87 at 12:20 p.m. at the Gentilly Stage
  • Jason Marsalis, featuring former Loyola student Jason Marsalis at 1:30 p.m. at the Zatarain's/WWOZ Jazz Tent
  • Matt Lemmler '90 featuring former Loyola student Brian Blade, Loyola professor emeritus John Mahoney, Loyola music industry studies instructor Raymond Moore '80, and alumnus John Culbreth '14 at 2:50 p.m. at the Zatarain's/WWOZ Jazz Tent
  • Doreen's Jazz New Orleans, featuring former Loyola students Doreen and Lawrence Ketchens at 12:30 p.m. at the Peoples Health Economy Hall Tent
  • Clive Wilson's New Orleans Serenaders, featuring former Loyola student Clive Wilson at 1:45 p.m. at the Peoples Health Economy Hall Tent
  • Sara Quintana & the Mississippi River Band, featuring alumna Sara Quintana '07 at 11:30 a.m. at the Lagniappe Stage
  • Guitar Masters featuring Loyola guitar instructor John Rankin, alumnus Jimmy Robinson '76, and Cranston Clements at 3:45 p.m. at the Lagniappe Stage

Saturday, April 23

  • Galactic, featuring alumnus Stanton Moore '94 at 2:45 p.m. at the Acura Stage
  • Victor Goines '84 at 1:40 p.m. at the Zatarain's/WWOZ Jazz Tent
  • Archdiocese of New Orleans Gospel Choir, featuring alumnus and adjunct faculty member in the Department of Mathematical Sciences Richard Cheri '96
  • Leah Chase '75 H'09 at 2:45 p.m. at the Zatarain's/WWOZ Jazz Tent
  • Louis Ford & His New Orleans Flairs, featuring alumnus Louis Ford '91 at 11:15 a.m. at the Peoples Health Economy Hall Tent
  • Connie Jones and the Crescent City Jazz Band, featuring former faculty member Connie Jones at 12:25 p.m. at the Peoples Health Economy Hall Tent

Sunday, April 24

  • Royal Teeth, featuring current Loyola Law student Josh Hefner '16 at 2:10 p.m. at the Gentilly Stage
  • Carlos Vives, father of Loyola philosophy sophomore Lucy Vives, at 3:50 p.m. at the Congo Square Stage

Thursday, April 28

  • Mia Borders '10 at 12:30 p.m. at the Gentilly Stage
  • George Porter Jr. & Runnin Pardners, featuring Loyola professor Jeff Albert '93 and alumnus Brian Graber '90 at 12:20 p.m. at the Acura Stage

Friday, April 29

  • Mississippi Rail Company, featuring alumni Calvin Morin-Martin '12 and Sam Shahin '12 at 11:25 a.m. at the Gentilly Stage
  • The Revivalists, featuring alumni David Shaw '03, George Gekas '09, Andrew Campanelli '09, and Michael Girardot '08 at 3:40 p.m. at the Gentilly Stage
  • Astral Project, featuring Loyola saxophone professor Tony Dagradi and percussion instructor Johnny Vidacovich at 12:25 p.m. at the Zatarain's WWOZ Jazz Tent
  • Loyola University New Orleans Jazz Ensemble, featuring current Loyola students and Loyola professor Gordon Towell at 11:30 a.m. at the Lagniappe Stage
  • Bonerama, featuring alumni Mark Mullins '91 and Gregory Hicks '04 at 12:35 p.m. at the Gentilly Stage

Saturday, May 1

  • Lyle Henderson & Emmanu-EL, featuring Loyola Department of Chemistry staff member Lyle Henderson at 5:05 p.m. at the Gospel Tent.

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is a multiday cultural celebration in which thousands of musicians, chefs, and crafts artists welcome more than 400,000 visitors annually. The event highlights unforgettable music on several stages, regional cuisine, and crafts from the region and abroad. For additional information and a complete schedule of events, visit http://www.nojazzfest.com

*List not comprehensive.

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