The for Jazz Fest 2011 was announced tonight, Arcade Fire, Kid Rock, , , , and a variety of other eclectic acts topping the bill along all the awesome swamp funk standards like Zigaboo and .

At long last, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has announced it’s and like usual, the fest offers a wide array of artists from today (Arcade Fire, & Avett Brothers), (Kid Rock,, & ), the day before that ( & Kenny G) and long ago from a beautiful time when great rang out on pop radio (, Jeff & Robert Plant). Furthermore, the great tradition of showcasing just about every functioning New Orleans musician continues (, , Irma Thomas, & to name a few).

Read more at LMB NOLA or read on for the full lineup announced so far. We’ll be watching for the late-night grids as the shows start getting announced. Can’t wait.

2011 Jazz Fest Lineup

Arcade Fire, Bon Jovi, Jimmy Buffett, Kid Rock, John Mellencamp, Wilco, , The Strokes, Robert Plant, Ms. Lauryn Hill, , Jeff , Sonny Rollins, , The Avett Brothers, , Wyclef Jean, , , , Maze feat. Frankie Beverly, Lupe Fiasco, , Jamey Johnson, Fantasia, Kenny G, Michael Franti & Spearhead, The Decemberists, , , Lucinda Williams, Robert Randolph & the , , Bobby Blue Bland, Mighty Clouds of Joy, , , , , , Ricky Skaggs, , , , , RAM, and Boukman Eksperyans of , , Ron Carter Trio, Fisk Singers, , Charlie Musselwhite, with guest Pee Wee Ellis ..

Hundreds of Louisiana artists, the and of the Festival, are scheduled to appear, as: , , , , Irma Thomas, , Pete Fountain, , Better Than Ezra, , Galactic, Benoit, The , Cowboy , Ivan Neville’s , , The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, , , Sonny Landreth, , , Big Sam’s Funky Nation, John Boutté, , , The , , , , Joseph , Glen David Andrews, Anders Osborne, , , Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners, , , , , Rockin’ Dopsie, Jr. & the Zydeco Twisters, Zachary Richard, Warren Storm – Willie Tee & Cypress, , , John Mooney & Bluesiana, Nicholas Payton, Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Jeremy Davenport, Deacon John, , , Big Monk Boudreaux & the Golden , Banu Gibson, , Pine Leaf Boys, Mia Borders, Hot 8, Mahogany, New Birth & Pinstripe Brass Bands, Roots of Marching Crusaders Band, The Creole Wild West plus many more.


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