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      New Orleans Jazz Fest

      New Orleans Jazz Fest New Orleans, LA

      April 27-29 & May 3-6, 2018

      Jazz / Blues / R&B

      The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival still stands tall as a music-lovers mecca. From blues, gospel and zydeco to folk, bluegrass and rap, Jazz Fest has the funky musical lineups and tasty New Orleans, LA, scene to set you right.

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      5th Ward Weebie Aaron Neville Aerosmith Amanda Shaw Anders Osborne Andrew Duhon Antonio Hidalgo Archie Shepp Aretha Franklin Astral Project Aurora Nealand Banu Gibson Barbara Lynn BeauSoleil BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet Beck Better Than Ezra Big Freedia Big Sam's Funky Nation Bill Kirchen Blind Boy Paxton Bobby Lounge Bobby Rush Bonerama Bonnie Raitt Buddy Guy C.C. Adcock C.J. Chenier C.J. Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band CUPID Cage The Elephant Calexico Caren Green Charles Lloyd Charlie Wilson Christian Scott Common Corey Ledet And His Zydeco Band Cowboy Mouth Curley Taylor Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble Cyril Neville Da Souljas David Byrne Delbert McClinton Dianne Reeves Dirty Dozen Brass Band Don Vappie Donald Harrison Doug Kershaw Dr. Michael White Dumpstaphunk Ellis Marsalis Eric Lindell FREE AGENTS BRASS BAND Feufollet Fiend GIVERS Gal Holiday Galactic Geno Delafose & French Rockin' Boogie George Benson George Porter Jr. Glen David Andrews Band Helen Gillet Henry Butler Hezekiah Walker & The Love Fellowship Choir Higher Heights Hiss Golden Messenger Honey Island Swamp Band Hot 8 Brass Band Hot Club of New Orleans Hot Rize Imagination Movers Irma Thomas Ivan Neville J. MONQUE'D Jack Johnson Jack White Jai Reed Jake Shimabukuro Jason Isbell Jason Isbell and The 400 Unit Jeffrey Broussard & the Creole Cowboys Jerry Lee Lewis Jimmy Buffett Joe Krown,Vinyl John Boutte John Mayall John Mooney Johnny Sketch & The Dirty Notes Jon Batiste Jon Cleary Jon Roniger Juanes KERMIT RUFFINS Keith Frank & The Soileau Zydeco Band Kenny Neal Kidd Jordan Kim Carson Kim Wilson Kristin Diable Kumasi Kyle Huval & the Dixie Club Ramblers LIL NATHAN Leroy Jones Leslie Odom, Jr. Lionel Richie Little Freddie King Lost Bayou Ramblers Lucinda Williams Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real Lurrie Bell Luther Kent Lyle Henderson Lyle Lovett Lyle Lovett & His Large Band Marcia Ball Marcus Miller Maze featuring Frankie Beverly Meschiya Lake Mia Borders Micah Stampley Mitch Woods NEW LOOK Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas New Birth Brass Band New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival New Orleans Nightcrawlers Nicholas Payton Northern Cree Old Crow Medicine Show Partners N Crime Paul Sanchez Pine Leaf Boys, Cajun Music Preservation Hall Jazz Band Rahsaan Patterson Rebirth Brass Band Ricky B Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars Ron Carter Royal Teeth Ruthie Foster Samantha Fish Savion Glover Sean Bruce Sean Jones Sheryl Crow Sidi Toure Smokey Robinson Sona Jobarteh Sonny Landreth Soul Rebels Brass Band Spencer Bohren Steel Pulse Steve Miller Band Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys Sting Sturgill Simpson Sunpie TAMELA MANN TERRACE MARTIN THE MIGHTY TRAVELERS Tab Benoit Tank and the Bangas Terence Blanchard Terrance Simien Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience The Blind Boys Of Alabama The Dixie Cups The Fabulous Thunderbirds The Iguanas The Marvels The Mulligan Brothers The Perfect Gentlemen The Radiators The Revivalists Tonya Boyd-Cannon Toots & The Maytals Treme Brass Band Trombone Shorty Trout Fishing in America Vince Giordano and The Nighthawks WE ARE ONE Walter Trout Walter Wolfman Washington Wayne Toups Wessell Anderson Willie Tee Yvette Landry Zachary Richard anita baker dj jubilee khalid smoking time jazz club susan cowsill the new orleans suspects the walls group
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      The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, often known as Jazz Fest, is an annual celebration of the music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana. Use of the term "Jazz Fest" can also include the days surrounding the festival and the many shows at unaffiliated New Orleans nightclubs scheduled during the Festival event weekends.

      According to the official Jazz Fest website, "the Festival celebrates the indigenous music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana, so the music encompasses every style associated with the city and the state: blues, R&B, gospel music, Cajun music, zydeco, Afro-Caribbean, folk music, Latin, rock, rap music, country music, bluegrass, and everything in between. And of course there is lots of jazz, both contemporary and traditional."

      Jazz Fest is currently held at the Fair Grounds Race Course, a horse racing track located in historic Mid-City. It is held on the last weekend of April (Friday-Sunday) and the first weekend of May (Thursday-Sunday) each year.

      Even more musical events than usual take place around the city during Jazz Fest weekends and throughout the week in between. The Festival is a major tourist destination, with economic importance for New Orleans rivaled only by Mardi Gras; the event brings to the city $300 million annually.

      Early Jazz Fests featured almost exclusively local acts. As the event's popularity grew, the festival expanded to include nationally-known acts.

      The 2017 lineup included The 2016 lineup included Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, the Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young and the Promise of the Real, Snoop Dogg and Paul Simon, Steely Dan, Beck, Van Morrison, Nick Jonas and Trombone Shorty and dozens of others.

      2015 New Orleans Jazz Fest Lineup: Elton John, The Who, Ed Sheeran, Pitbull, Jimmy Buffett, Keith Urban, No Doubt, T.I., Tony Bennett paired with Lady Gaga, Widespread Panic, Wilco, Maze, the O'Jays, Hozier and more...

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      Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Wonder to Play 2016 New Orleans Jazz Fest

      New Orleans Jazz Fest announced its 2016 lineup today (Jan. 19), which features numerous big names. In addition to Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam and Red Hot Chili Peppers, the 47th Jazz Fest Read More...

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      2015 Lookback: Tony Bennett & Lady Gaga, Ed Sheeran, Elton John Headlining

      Last week, we learned that AC/DC, Jack White and Drake are headlining this year’s Coachella, and later this week, we expect to find out the Bonnaroo lineup. Today, however, the New Orleans Read More...