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 The 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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