Jambalaya Jazz Band Will Replace Fantasmic! Nightly at Disneyland Until Updated Show is Ready

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Jambalaya Jazz Band Will Replace Fantasmic! Nightly at Disneyland Until Updated Show is Ready

The Jambalaya Jazz Band featuring Queenie will be performing nightly along the Rivers of America at Disneyland Park, Orange County Register confirmed.

Jambalaya Jazz Performing on the Water

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Mark Rightmire, Orange County Register

The band typically performs during the day in the park. They will float down the Rivers of America on a New-Orleans-themed barge three times nightly at 7:35 p.m., 8:30 p.m., and 9:05 p.m. Their first voyage will be Friday, July 21. Through August 31, guests can also experience the Wondrous Journeys nighttime show at the same location.

While Wondrous Journeys is primarily at Sleeping Beauty Castle, this is a decent secondary location to see the fireworks and enjoy some water projections along Tom Sawyer Island. After the end of August, this show will take a break as Halloween, Christmas, and other seasonal holiday shows temporarily take its place.

Jambalaya Jazz has been around for quite awhile, usually performing in New Orleans Square, though they have performed on the Mark Twain Riverboat and on a Tom Sawyer Island raft in the past. The band occasionally performs by itself, though Queenie has frequently collaborated and performed alongside them.

Disneyland has been searching for alternative entertainment options in this area of the park ever since the Fantasmic! nighttime spectacular was temporarily halted due to the massive Maleficent dragon catching fire during a show in April this year.

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