Media Alert: MSN Video to Exclusively Stream the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

REDMOND, Wash. — April 27, 2006


Jazz Fest scheduled performances by Bruce Springsteen, The Dave Matthews Band, Dr. John, Keb’ Mo’, Elvis Costello, Herbie Hancock, Allen Toussaint, Galactic, the subdudes, Sonny Landreth, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band with special guests begin airing live on MSN® Video April 30, 2006.


MSN Video will offer an exclusive live Internet stream of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival performances this Sunday, April 30, from 3 to 8 p.m. EDT at However, starting April 28, MSN is also offering interactive artist downloads and photos, interviews, original feature stories, news, playlists, New Orleans travel guides, and other dynamic content from the festival, bringing to life the next generation of online entertainment. MSN will donate all advertising proceeds from the show to New Orleans Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. The second installment of the festival will be streamed live on MSN beginning the following weekend, May 7, 2006.


The first live broadcast airs Sunday, April 30, 2006, from 3 to 8 p.m. EDT.

(The second live broadcast airs live on MSN May 7, 2006.)


The exclusive content can be seen now at

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