The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has confirmed that their going extra big for their 50th Anniversary festival set for next year. UPDATE: the full lineup is here.

The 2019 dates will be April 25-28 and May 2-5, and you better get booked soon before you miss out on all the accommodations in the city. And we can only assume the lineup is going to be the biggest and funkiest yet, and today’s news on the dates includes the fact that they’re opening the festival one day earlier than usual, Thursday of weekend one.

Everything kicks off Thursday, April 25th…

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