Ryan Adams found, and filled, extra time at the New Orleans Jazz Fest

April 26, 2015 2:30 AM

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Alternative country singer-songwriter Ryan Adams faced an unexpected challenge at the New Orleans Jazz Fest on Saturday (April 25): He and his band blew through their planned set list at the Gentilly Stage ahead of schedule. "This has never happened before," he claimed.

How to fill the extra time? Adams first introduced his bandmates, elaborating on how the other guitarist is "really good at making sandwiches." He pointed out the plane towing a banner for the Cat's Meow karaoke bar: "You know your audience!" The band embarked on a frantic, punkish detour, which did...

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