AT&T Delivers Rich Musical Roots of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival to Fans Via Three Screens | May 2 & 3, 2009

AT&T Delivers Rich Musical Roots of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival to Fans Via Three Screens

Exclusive Webcast of Historic ‘Jazz Fest’ Available on AT&T Music May 2 and 3

DALLAS, April 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — It’s not Mardi Gras but thousands of people from coast-to-coast are flocking to New Orleans for the second weekend of an outdoor celebration of an entirely different kind — the 40th annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
presented by Shell. A tribute to the city’s rich cultural roots, the
festival boasts 12 stages of soul-stirring jazz, gospel, Cajun, zydeco,
blues, R&B, rock, funk, African, Latin, Caribbean, folk and more.

On May 2 and 3, AT&T Music will webcast the best of Jazz Fest 2009 — 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 webcast will soon be available at and includes:

  • Live performances from New Orleans Jazz Fest including Ben Harper and Relentless7, James Taylor, The Neville Brothers and Spoon;
  • highlights from Bonnie Raitt and Joe Cocker;
  • classic performances from Jimmy Buffett, Sting and Fats Domino with rare performance footage from the 2000 festival; and
  • much, much more.

Artists and times are subject to change. Visit AT&T Music for the most up-to-date information.

Select performances also will be made available on AT&T Music,
on AT&T U-verse(SM) 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

The live broadband video stream utilizes AT&T Intelligent
Content Distribution(SM) – a network-based Content Delivery Network
(CDN) service that replicates information across the Internet. For more
information, visit

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
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

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devices will need a 3G phone with CV-Video and an unlimited data plan.
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