NOLA Jazz & Heritage Festival | Line-up Announced

jazzfest.logo.jpgThe New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival announced its enormous line-up today. The annual music extravaganza is slated for April 27-29 and May 4-6. As usual, the line-up combines a huge list of mainstream pop acts, jam-rock and groove-oriented bands, and a slate of jazz combos strewn throughout the city.

Seems like everyone’s trying to get in on the “support New Orleans” tip since Katrina. But I’m definitely not complaining, because this line-up has something for everyone. Is it me, or does it just keep going and going?

Harry Connick Jr.
Rod Stewart
Steely Dan
Norah Jones
ZZ Top
John Legend
Van Morrison
Brad Paisley
Jill Scott
Dr. John
Bonnie Raitt
New Edition
Gilberto Santa Rosa
Irma Thomas
Jerry Lee Lewis
Counting Crows
Allman Brothers Band
Allen Toussaint
George Benson
Pharoah Sanders
George Thorogood
Stephen Marley feat. Jr. Gong
Better Than Ezra
Joss Stone
Banda el Recodo
Taj Mahal
Johnny Rivers
Lucinda Williams
Branford Marsalis
Richie Havens
Cowboy Mouth
Percy Sledge
Tony Joe White
Gillian Welch
Bobby Jones & the Nashville Super Choir
T-Bone Burnett
Rebirth Brass Band
Mose Allison
Marcia Ball
Roy Hargrove
Chuck Leavell
Arturo Sandoval
The Holmes Brothers
Snooks Eaglin
Dr. Lonnie Smith
The New Orleans Social Club
James Carter
The Radiators
Preservation Hall Jazz Band
Lucky Peterson
Darrell McFadden
Sonny Landreth
Danilo Perez
Ivan Neville
Dottie Peoples
Davell Crawford
Ba Cissoko of Guinea
George Porter Jr.
Joseph “Zigaboo” Modeliste
Tab Benoit
Les Amazones of Guinea
World Saxophone Group
John Mooney & Bluesiana
Buckwheat Zydeco
Anders Osborne
Elder Baab & the Madison Bumble Bees of Winnsboro
Eddie Bo
Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys
Rosie Ledet
Amanda Shaw
The Iguanas
Marva Wright
Walter “Wolfman” Washington
Deacon John
Donald Harrison
Nicholas Payton
Terence Blanchard
Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews & Orleans Avenue
Bob French
Elysian Fieldz
The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers
Ellis Marsalis

Tickets are already on sale at the NOLA Jazz Fest site and TicketBastard.