Welcome to the Spoleto Festival USA journal.

Delve deeper into the stories that make up the fabric of the Festival.

The Cookers

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An electrifying dream team of jazz legends, The Cookers’ seven members combine to form one of the finest straight-ahead jazz bands working today.

Steep Canyon Rangers

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Known for bending the bluegrass aesthetic, this North Carolina-based sextet has developed a truly original sound that pairs perfectly with the ambiance of the Cistern Yard. SOLD OUT

Sarah Jarosz

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Four-time Grammy Award-winner Sarah Jarosz returns to the Cistern Yard, showcasing her ethereal, sparkling vocals and richly detailed songwriting.

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Celebrate the ebullience, depth, and range of this rousing septet as they carry forward a sonic continuum that redefines what New Orleans music is today. SOLD OUT

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For one spectacular evening, an eight-piece all-star band gathers in the Cistern Yard to celebrate the life and achievements of Danny Barker, a true New Orleans luminary. SOLD OUT