Dave Matthews Band Added to AT&T Music’s Webcast of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
Webcast Delivers Best of Jazz Fest 2009 - including Dave Matthews Band, Ben Harper and Relentless7, James Taylor, The Neville Brothers, Spoon and more - May 2-3
Dallas, Texas, Just when you thought ‘The Big Easy’ couldn’t get any better, it does! AT&T Music will allow fans to relive an incredible performance from Dave Matthews Band at the 40th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell. One hour of the band’s live performance from Jazz Fest 2009 will be available exclusively at music.att.net on Saturday, May 2 beginning at 6 p.m. CDT.
Combining highlights of the festival’s first five days, live performances taking place May 2-3 and classic footage from the festival’s 40-year history, the complete AT&T Music webcast of Jazz Fest 2009 is as follows (All times CDT. Artists and times subject to change. Check music.att.net for the latest information.):
Saturday, May 2
* 12:45 PMSonny Landreth
* 1:00 PMBeauSoleil
* 1:40 PMSpoon
* 2:50 PMJoe Cocker (three song highlight)
* 3:05 PMClassic performance: Professor Longhair
* 3:10 PMDr. John
* 4:15 PMSugarland (three song highlight)
* 4:30 PMBen Harper and Relentless7
* 6:00 PMDave Matthews Band (one hour highlight)
Sunday, May 3
* 12:45 PMTroy Andrews
* 1:00 PMAllen Toussaint
* 2:10 PMPapa Grows Funk
* 2:30 PMBetter Than Ezra
* 3:15 PMIrma Thomas (highlights)
* 3:35 PMClassic performance: Jimmy Buffet (2006)
* 3:40 PMClassic performance: Sting (2006)
* 3:45 PMBonnie Raitt (three song highlight)
* 4:00 PMJames Taylor
* 5:30 PMClassic performance: Fats Domino (2001)
* 5:40 PMThe Neville Brothers
Select performances also will be made available on AT&T Music, on AT&T U-verseSM TV and through CV (Video on Demand) on AT&T*wireless devices following the festival.
“We’re thrilled to again share the legendary performers and excitement of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival with fans from coast to coast,” said Dan York, executive vice president of content and programming, AT&T Converged Services. “By utilizing our three-screen content platform, we can provide fans with a front-row seat to some of their favorite artists whenever they want, wherever they want and however they want.”
Since 1970, Jazz Fest has captured the majesty of New Orleans culture in all its glory and is widely regarded as one of America’s most cherished celebrations. For more information, visit www.nojazzfest.com.
The live broadband video stream utilizes AT&T Intelligent Content DistributionSM – a network-based Content Delivery Network (CDN) service that replicates information across the Internet. For more information, visit www.att.com/icds.
AT&T Music was launched in December 2008 to help deliver a more integrated consumer experience and expose music content to the approximately 11 million users of the att.net Internet portal. The portal offers exclusive access to the latest news, weather, Yahoo search capabilities, sports and entertainment content. For the complete array of AT&T offerings, visit www.att.com.
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