Various Genres of Music Presented at the 2022 Natchitoches Jazz/R&B Festival

The organizers of the Natchitoches Jazz/R&B Festival, which is going to be presented on the downtown riverbank stage on May 20th and 21st always like to spotlight the diversity of the music at the event and love to set a “If you can’t find some music at this festival that you like, then you just don’t like music.” This statement is clearly illustrated when you break down the various genres of music presented at the festival and the bands that will be performing music of that genre:

JAZZ:

  • Dave Duplissey’s Sax in the Corner Band
  • The Nakatosh Rhythm Chiefs
  • The Dan Sumner Band – Featuring Coco York
  • The Forsyth Jazz Collective

Note: All Jazz bands will be performing on the Jazz Stage which will now be located at venue on Front Street.

RHYTHM & BLUES/SOUL:

  • The Commodores
  • Klockwork Band
  • Johnny Earthquake and the Moondogs
  • Deshawn Washington
  • The Kelli Roberts Band
  • Josh Hyde and the Lost Parish
  • The Turn-Ups
  • Cane River Soul

ROCK & ROLL/CLASSIC ROCK:

  • The Commodores
  • L.A. Roxx
  • Johnny Earthquake and the Moondogs
  • James Burton
  • Resurrection
  • The Kelli Roberts Band
  • The Sundown Band
  • Jesse Cole
  • The Turn-Ups
  • The Comeback Kids
  • Cane River Soul

ZYDECO:

  • Gerard Delafose and the Zydeco Gators
  • B Cam and the Zydeco Young Bucks

BLUES:

  • Josh Hyde and the Lost Parish
  • Klockwork Band
  • Cane River Soul
  • The Snake Doctors

COUNTRY:

  • Marty Haggard
  • The Chase Tyler Band
  • Johnny Earthquake and the Moondogs
  • The Sundown Band
  • Armadillo Jackal Band
  • The Comeback Kids

FUNK:

  • The Commodores
  • Klockwork Band
  • Johnny Earthquake and the Moondogs
  • Cane River Soul

AMERICANA/FOLK:

  • L.A. Sweet T
  • Armadillo Jackal Band
  • Snake Doctors
  • 50 Man Machine

LATIN:

  • L.A. Sweet T

CELTIC/SCOTTISH

  • 50 Man Machine

The festival begins on Friday, May 20th at 7 p.m. with Gerard Delafose and the Zydeco Gators followed by L. A. Roxx, then continues all day Saturday, May 21st with over 20 bands on four different stages with The Commodores closing the show.

There will be lots of food and activities for the kids at this family friendly event.

For tickets and more information go to www.natchjazzfest.com


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