Preservation Hall Jazz Band's Concert History

Preservation Hall was started in the early 1960’s by a Californian named Ken Mills assisted by a lady by the name of Barbara Reid. Mills was a jazz buff who wanted to get the older musicians playing in public again and, of course, record them. He rented a hall on St Peter Street and Preservation Hall was born. Alan Jaffe, referred to in a later paragraph, came on the scene after Mills. In those early days the $400 monthly rent for the hall and the musicians’ fees were met from the nightly “kitty” collection from the audience.

Date   Concert   Venue   Location  
Dec 18, 2018 Preservation Hall Jazz Band Preservation Hall New Orleans, LA
Dec 15, 2018 Dave Matthews Band with Preservation Hall Jazz Band at John Paul Jones Arena (December 15, 2018)  
Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Dave Matthews Band
John Paul Jones Arena Charlottesville, VA
Dec 14, 2018 Dave Matthews Band / Preservation Hall Jazz Band   John Paul Jones Arena Charlottesville, VA
Oct 19, 2018 Preservation Hall Jazz Band Preservation Hall New Orleans, LA
Sep 30, 2018 Sea Hear Now Festival  
Social Distortion / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / The Front Bottoms / Jack Johnson / Bruce Springsteen / The Wailers / Lettuce / Rayland Baxter / Milky Chance / G Love and Special Sauce / The Mezingers / Kaleo / Langhorne Slim and the Lost At Last Band / Twin Peaks
Asbury Park Oceanfront Asbury Park, NJ
Sep 29, 2018 Sea Hear Now Festival  
Incubus / Blondie / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Brandi Carlisle / The English Beat / SOJA / Ben Harper / Tangiers Blues Band / Highly Suspect / Carl Broemel / Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls
Asbury Park Oceanfront Asbury Park, NJ
Sep 29, 2018 –
Sep 30, 2018
Sea.Hear.Now Music Festival  
Incubus / Blondie / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / The Menzingers / The Front Bottoms / Jack Johnson / Brandi Carlile / The English Beat / The Parlor Mob / SOJA / Deer Tick / Lettuce / Rayland Baxter / Nicole Atkins / Milky Chance / Jesse Malin / G Love and Special Sauce / Kaleo / Tangiers Blues Band / Highly Suspect / The Original Wailers / The Battery Electric / Deal Casino / Frank Turner and the Sleeping Souls / Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals / Langhorne Slim and the Lost At Last Band / Social Distorion / Twin Peaks / Carl Broemel of My Morning Jacket
Asbury Park Asbury Park, NJ
Sep 02, 2018 Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Dave Matthews Band   The Gorge Amphitheater George, WA
Sep 01, 2018 Dave Matthews Band, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and Moon Taxi at Gorge Amphitheatre (September 1, 2018)  
Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Dave Matthews Band / Moon Taxi
Gorge Amphitheatre George, WA
Sep 01, 2018 Dave Matthews Band, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and Moon Taxi at Gorge Amphitheatre (September 1, 2018)  
Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Dave Matthews Band / Moon Taxi
Gorge Amphitheatre George, WA
Sep 01, 2018 Dave Matthews Band, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and Moon Taxi at Gorge Amphitheatre (September 1, 2018)  
Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Dave Matthews Band / Moon Taxi
Gorge Amphitheatre George, WA
Sep 01, 2018 Dave Matthews Band, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and Moon Taxi at Gorge Amphitheatre (September 1, 2018)  
Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Dave Matthews Band / Moon Taxi
Gorge Amphitheatre George, WA
Aug 17, 2018 Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Galactic, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, New Breed Brass Band, and 3 more… at Wolf Trap (August 17, 2018)  
Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue / Galactic / New Breed Brass Band / Cyril Neville / Kermit Ruffins / Walter "Wolfman" Washington
Wolf Trap Vienna, VA
Aug 07, 2018 Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue / Galactic Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom Hampton Beach, NH
Aug 02, 2018 Voodoo Threauxdown
Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue / Galactic / New Breed Brass Band
Sands Steel Stage Bethlehem, PA
Jul 28, 2018 Preservation Hall Jazz Band and The War on Drugs at BB&T Pavilion (July 28, 2018)  
Preservation Hall Jazz Band / The War on Drugs
BB&T Pavilion Camden, NJ
Jul 28, 2018 Newport Folk Festival 2018  
Mavis Staples / Gary Clark Jr. / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / The Lone Bellow / Brandi Carlile / Chris Thile / Courtney Barnett / Shakey Graves / Valerie June / Jon Batiste / Hiss Golden Messenger / Leon Bridges / Phoebe Bridgers / Khruangbin / Bermuda Triangle / Twain / Passenger / Tank & The Bangas
Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI
Jul 28, 2018 XPonential Fest 2018 Day 2  
Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Courtney Marie Andrews / Natalie Prass / Hurry / Sunflower Bean / Femi Kuti & The Positive Force / Jupiter & Okwess
Wiggins Waterfront Park Camden, NJ
Jul 27, 2018 –
Jul 29, 2018
Newport Folk Festival 2018  
Gary Clark Jr. / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / The Lone Bellow / Brandi Carlile / Lucius / Low Cut Connie / Courtney Barnett / Passenger / Jenny Lewis / Shakey Graves / Toots & The Maytals / Moses Sumney / Glen Hansard / JD McPherson / The Wood Brothers / Valerie June / Nicole Atkins / St. Vincent / Sturgill Simpson / Jon Batiste / Hiss Golden Messenger / Curtis Harding / Cheech & Chong / Amanda Shires / Phoebe Bridgers / Fantastic Negrito / Margo Price / Darlingside / The Weather Station / Khruangbin / Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit / Charlie Parr / Bermuda Triangle / Colter Wall / Twain / Jen Cloher / Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite / Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam / Caamp / Daniel Norgren / Tank and the Bangas / Tyler Childers / Bedouine / This Is The Kit / Lukas Nelson & The Promise of the Real / The War and Treaty / Tuck And Patti / Rachael & Vilray / The Dap-Kings / Langhorne Slim and the Lost At Last Band / Sidi Touré / Beneath the Sacred Mountain / Glorietta / Nels Cline's Curtis Rogers Memorial Resonator Excursion
Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI
Jul 27, 2018 –
Jul 29, 2018
Newport Folk Fest  
Gary Clark Jr. / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / The Lone Bellow / Brandi Carlile / Lucius / Low Cut Connie / Courtney Barnett / Passenger / Jenny Lewis / Sturgill Simpson / Hiss Golden Messenger / Amanda Shires / Fantastic Negrito / Margo Price / Mumford & Sons / Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit / Tank and the Bangas / This Is The Kit / Sidi Touré / Beneath the Sacred Mountain / Nels Cline's Curtis Rogers Memorial Resonator Excursion / A Change Is Gonna Come
Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI
Jul 27, 2018 –
Jul 29, 2018
Newport Folk Fest  
Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Brandi Carlile / Low Cut Connie / Toots & The Maytals / St. Vincent / Amanda Shires / Fantastic Negrito / Margo Price / Mumford & Sons / Khruangbin / Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit / Bermuda Triangle / Colter Wall / Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite / Lukas Nelson & The Promise of the Real / Beneath the Sacred Mountain / Glorietta / A Change Is Gonna Come / Nels Cline's Resonator
Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI
Jul 27, 2018 –
Jul 29, 2018
Newport Folk Festival    
Preservation Hall Jazz Band / The Lone Bellow / Brandi Carlile / Lucius / Low Cut Connie / Mumford and Sons / Courtney Barnett / Passenger / Shakey Graves / JD McPherson / Valerie June / Jenny Lewis with The Watson Twins / Sturgill Simpson / St Vincent / Hiss Golden Messenger / Curtis Harding / Margo Price / Khruangbin / Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit / Bermuda Triangle / Jen Cloher / Lukas Nelson & The Promise of the Real / Gary Clark Jr / A Change Is Gonna Come
Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI
Jul 21, 2018 –
Jul 22, 2018
Float Fest 2018  
Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Snoop Dogg / Toadies / Tame Impala / Joywave / Com Truise / Lil Wayne / Glass Animals / Cashmere Cat / White Denim / A Giant Dog / The Suffers / Modest Mouse / Bronze Whale / Bun B / BASSNECTAR / Run the Jewels / Vodi / grandson / SWELLS (US) / MainMan / Blackillac
Cool River Ranch San Marcos, TX
May 06, 2018 Beck and Preservation Hall Jazz Band at Ascend Amphitheater (May 6, 2018)  
Beck / Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Ascend Amphitheater Nashville, TN
Apr 28, 2018 Arcade Fire  
Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Arcade Fire
Accorhotels Arena Paris, France
Apr 28, 2018 Arcade Fire  
Arcade Fire / Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Accorhotels Arena Paris, France
Apr 19, 2018 Infinite Content  
Arcade Fire / Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Sportpaleis Antwerpen, Belgium
Apr 19, 2018 Arcade Fire / Preservation Hall Jazz Band   Sportpaleis Antwerp, Belgium
Apr 15, 2018 Arcade Fire: Infinite Content Tour  
Arcade Fire / Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Genting Arena Birmingham, UK
Apr 15, 2018 Arcade Fire  
Arcade Fire / Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Genting Arena Birmingham, UK
Apr 13, 2018 Infinite Content  
Arcade Fire / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Boy George / Florence & The Machine
Wembley Arena London, England
Apr 13, 2018 Arcade Fire  
Arcade Fire / Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Wembley Arena London, UK
Apr 12, 2018 Arcade Fire  
Arcade Fire / Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Wembley Arena London, UK
Apr 12, 2018 Infinite Content    
Arcade Fire / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Jarvis Cocker
Wembley Arena London, England
Apr 11, 2018 Arcade Fire  
Arcade Fire / Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Wembley Arena London, UK
Apr 08, 2018 Infinite Content Tour  
Arcade Fire / Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Manchester Arena Manchester, United Kingdom
Jan 27, 2018 Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Tangiers Blues Band   McKittrick Hotel New York, NY
Oct 26, 2017 Preservation Hall Jazz Band Preservation Hall New Orleans, LA
Sep 17, 2017 Arcade Fire / Preservation Hall Jazz Band   Wells Fargo Center Philadelphia, PA
Sep 16, 2017 Arcade Fire / Preservation Hall Jazz Band   Capital One Arena Washington, D.C.
Sep 15, 2017 Arcade Fire  
Arcade Fire / Preservation Hall Jazz Band
TD Garden Boston, MA
Sep 15, 2017 Arcade Fire with Preservation Hall Jazz Band at TD Garden (September 15, 2017)   TD Garden Boston, MA
Sep 12, 2017 Arcade Fire at Madison Square Garden (September 12, 2017)   Madison Square Garden New York, NY
Sep 12, 2017 Arcade Fire   Madison Square Garden New York, NY
Sep 12, 2017 Arcade Fire   Madison Square Garden New York, NY
Aug 03, 2017 Preservation Hall Jazz Band  
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Preservation Hall New Orleans, LA
Jul 30, 2017 Newport Folk Fest  
John Prine / Speak Out / Michael Kiwanuka / Rhiannon Giddens / Pinegrove / Chuck Berry tribute / Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI
Jul 29, 2017 Cliff Hillis / The Dove & the Wolf / Xenia Rubinos / The Suffers / Chicano Batman / Dave Hause and the Mermaid / Foxygen / Strand of Oaks / Rhiannon Giddens / Charles Bradley and His Extraordinaries / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Spoon / Amos Lee   Wiggins Park Camden, NJ
Jul 29, 2017 XPoNential Festival Day 2  
Xenia Rubinos / Foxygen / The Suffers / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Dave Hause & The Mermaid / Rhiannon Giddens / Strand of Oaks / The Dove & the Wolf
Wiggins Park Camden, NJ
Jul 29, 2017 –
Jul 30, 2017
Newport Folk Festival  
Chicano Batman / Grandma's Hands Band / Offa Rex / Jim James / Drive-By Truckers / Preservation Hall Jazz Band / Michael Kiwanuka / John Prine
Fort Adams State Park Newport, RI

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