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USAIR JAMBALAYA JAM TO BE HELD MAY 23-25

 USAIR JAMBALAYA JAM TO BE HELD MAY 23-25
 PHILADELPHIA, May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7th Annual USAir Jambalaya


Jam will be held Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-25, at the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, Philadelphia's waterfront park.
 More than 50,000 people are expected to attend the three-day New Orleans and Philadelphia music and food festival.
 SATURDAY, MAY 23
 USAir Mardi Gras Stage
 1:30-2:30 p.m. Charmaine Neville Band with Reggie Houston
 and Amasa Miller
 3:30-4:45 p.m. Dr. John
 6-7:15 p.m. Reggie Hall's R&B Revue with Robert
 "Barefootin'" Parker, Oliver "LaLa" Morgan
 and Dog Man Smith
 8:30-10 p.m. The Radiators
 WYSP French Quarter Stage
 12:45-1:30 p.m. Flamenco Ole
 2:30-3:30 p.m. Reggie Hall's R&B Revue with Robert
 "Barefootin'" Parker, Oliver "LaLa" Morgan
 and Dog Man Smith
 4:45-6 p.m. Charmaine Neville Band with Reggie Houston
 and Amasa Miller
 7:15-8:15 p.m. The Olympia Brass Band
 Alligator Alley Tent
 1:30-2:45 p.m. Schuylkill Bayou Ramblers
 3:30-4:30 p.m. Flamenco Ole
 5:15-6:30 p.m. Algiers Brass Band
 7-8 p.m. Schuylkill Bayou Ramblers
 8:30-9:45 p.m. Algiers Brass Band
 Coors Cajun Corner
 12:45-1:30 p.m. Algiers Brass Band
 2:30-3:30 p.m. Minas Samba Ensemble
 5-6 p.m. The Olympia Brass Band
 7:15-8:15 p.m. Minas Samba Ensemble
 Junior Jam (activities for children)
 12:30-1:15 p.m. Crawfish Cooking with Mike Arnone, Cajun
 Express
 1:30-2:15 p.m. Voodoo Doll-Making with Kelly & Tania
 Mechling, Trade Folk Art Import/Export
 3-3:30 p.m. Music Workshop with Gregory Boyd, Steel Drum
 Jazz
 3:45-4:15 p.m. Storytelling with Vickey Lusk
 4:30-5 p.m. Sekere Workshop with Omomola Iyabunmi (Sekere
 is an African percussion instrument made
 with gourds and beads.)
 Ongoing events The Please Touch Museum will have instrument,
 mask and Mardi Gras bead necklace making
 throughout the day. Children can draw or
 paint on the Freedom of Expression Mural.
 SUNDAY, MAY 24
 USAir Mardi Gras Stage
 1:30-2:30 p.m. Algiers Brass Band
 3:30-4:45 p.m. Marcia Ball
 6-7:15 p.m. Rockin' Dopsie
 8:30-10 p.m. Fats Domino
 WYSP French Quarter Stage
 12:45-1:30 p.m. Foto Rodriguez & La Unica
 2:30-3:30 p.m. Bill Jolly & the Production Band
 4:45-6 p.m. Charmaine Neville Band with Reggie Houston
 and Amasa Miller
 7:15-8:15 p.m. Marcia Ball
 Alligator Alley Tent
 1:30-2:45 p.m. Patsy Foster Band
 3:30-4:45 p.m. Foto Rodriguez & La Unica
 5:30-6:30 p.m. Patsy Foster Band
 7-8 p.m. The Olympia Brass Band
 8:30-9:45 p.m. Charmaine Neville Band with Reggie Houston
 and Amasa Miller
 Coors Cajun Corner
 12:45-1:30 p.m. The Olympia Brass Band
 2:30-3:30 p.m. Hegeman String Band
 5-6 p.m. Hegeman String Band
 7:15-8:15 p.m. Algiers Brass Band
 Junior Jam (activities for children)
 12:30-1:15 p.m. Learn the Mummers Strut with John Pignatti,
 captain, Hegeman String Band
 2:45-3:15 p.m. Learn to Second Line with Milton Patrice,
 Olympia Brass Band
 4:30-5 p.m. Sekere Workshop with Omomola Iyabunmi
 MONDAY, MAY 25
 USAir Mardi Gras Stage
 1-2:15 p.m. Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band
 3:15-4:15 p.m. Evangeline
 5:15-6:30 p.m. Preservation Hall Jazz Band
 7:30-9 p.m. Fats Domino
 WYSP French Quarter Stage
 2:15-3:15 p.m. Voodudes
 4:15-5:15 p.m. Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band
 6:30-7:30 p.m. Evangeline
 Alligator Alley Tent
 12:45-1:45 p.m. Blue Gumbo
 2:15-3 p.m. The Olympia Brass Band
 3:30-4:45 p.m. Blue Gumbo
 5:30-6:45 p.m. Voodudes
 7:30-8:45 p.m. Algiers Brass Band
 Coors Cajun Corner
 2:15-3:15 p.m. Algiers Brass Band
 4:15-5:15 p.m. Algiers Brass Band
 6:30-7:30 p.m. The Olympia Brass Band
 Junior Jam (activities for children)
 2:30-3 p.m. Music Workshop with Blue Gumbo
 3:30-4:15 p.m. Storytelling with Vickey Lusk
 4:30-5 p.m. Sekere Workshop with Omomola Iyabunmi
 The 7th Annual USAir Jambalaya Jam runs from 12:30 to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, May 23 and 24, and from 12:30 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 25.
 Parking facilities will be available on both sides of the river. The new Delawhale River Ferry will connect the Jam to the recently opened New Jersey State Aquarium at Camden. A water taxi serving the Philadelphia waterfront is also available. Parking will also be available at Penn's Landing.
 Admission is $12 for adults and $1 for children (ages 2-12) at the gate.
 For tickets, contact the Philadelphia Visitors Center at 215-636-1666, or Ticketmaster at 215-336-2000. Tickets will also be available at the gate. Tickets are good for any one day. No refunds, exchanges, pets, glass, coolers, audio/visual recordings or furniture.
 Sponsors of the USAir Jambalaya Jam are USAir, 94WYSP, Coors Light, Lipton Iced Tea and AT&T. The USAir Jambalaya Jam is an official Philadelphia Columbus 500/Neighbors in the New World event. Special thanks to the Philadelphia Columbus 500th Corporation, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania -- "America Starts Here," Penn's Landing Corporation and the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau.
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 /Editors: For press credentials, call Irene Levy Baker at 215-636-3319. (The phone rings off the hook at Jam time. If you get Baker's voice mail, leave a message.)/
 /CONTACT: Irene Levy Baker of the Philadelphia Convention and Visitors Bureau, 215-636-3319/ CO: 7th Annual USAir Jambalaya Jam ST: Pennsylvania, New Jersey IN: ENT SU:


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