With just one week left until Daze Between New Orleans 2023, the festival has detailed its lineup of of Relix Magazine-led live discussion panels set to take place during the festival on Tuesday, May 2nd and Wednesday, May 3rd at New Orleans, LA’s Faubourg Brewery [get tickets].

On Tuesday, May 2nd, in addition to performances by Goose (two sets), Tank and the BangasLawrenceMeltJ & The Causeways, and The Quickening, the schedule will feature a Relix Magazine talk billed as Help on the Way: The Legacy of the Grateful Dead and Their Charitable Mission. Moderated by Relix‘s Dean Budnick, the session will feature a conversation with decorated musician Eric Krasno and Rex Foundation executive director Cameron Sears about the Grateful Dead-founded nonprofit’s ongoing efforts to channel the energy of Deadheads toward an array of worthy causes—including the $20,000 raised by Daze Between New Orleans and Rex Foundation for local New Orleans organizations at last year’s festival.

On Wednesday, May 3rd, Goose (two sets), David ShawNeal FrancisGeorge Porter Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners, Eggy, and Honey Island Swamp Band will be joined on the bill by a panel on New Orleans festival culture led by Relix‘s Mike Greenhaus. Billed as New Orleans Festival Express: Examining What Makes Festivals In New Orleans So Special, the panel will feature insight from Reed Mathis (Billy & The Kids, Electric Beethoven), David Shaw (The Revivalists), and Jake Brownstein (Eggy).

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Daze Between New Orleans is presented by Live For Live MusicGMP LivePurple Hat ProductionsDayglo Presents, and Rose Tours. A portion of proceeds from the event will benefit New Orleans non-profit organizations via Rex Foundation. Find ticketing information via the festival website.

“Since I started coming to Jazz Fest in 1999, the ‘Daze Between’ Jazz Fest weekends have always been some of my favorite days to be in New Orleans,” says Paul Levine of Purple Hat Productions. “Together with my partners L4LM and GMP Live we have been throwing special late-night shows on these days for many years. It’s our way of giving back to the city and culture that has inspired us all in our lives and careers. Working with Rex Foundation to help raise funds for multiple New Orleans charities is the culmination of these efforts and really the cherry on top.”

“Daze Between New Orleans is starting to become an annual tradition,” says Live for Live Music founder Kunj Shah. “It’s a remarkable event anchored by Jazz Fest, colored with incredible music and delicious food, in a beautiful venue. New Orleans is ingrained in the fabric of everything we do at Live For Live Music, and to be able to put on an event that gives back to this city that has given the world so much culture is an honor.”

“We are so excited to return for another year of Daze Between New Orleans,” adds Gideon Plotnicki of GMP Live. “This event holds a truly special place in our hearts, and we cannot wait to return for another year of excellent music, awesome craft beer, and delicious local food at the beautiful Faubourg Brewery campus.”

For more information about what to expect at the 2023 edition of Daze Between New Orleans, head here. Keep your eye on Daze Between New Orleans’ social media accounts for the release of the full festival schedule on Tuesday, April 25th.

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Daze Between New Orleans is part of Live For Live Music‘s extensive Fest by Nite event series during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, taking place from Friday, April 28th through Sunday, May 7th, 2023. In addition to the two-day Daze Between Festival, the full Fest by Nite series features 14 eclectic late-night shows around the city to keep Jazz Festers dancing late into the night. See below for a full lineup of Fest by Nite. For tickets and more information, head here.

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