New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival 2011

March 6, 2011 dazzadiego No Comments

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is one of the most traditional and popular music festivals in the United States. Located in the heart of New Orleans, the festival displays the vast history and culture of Louisiana, as well as their rich variety of foods. Jazz Fest, as it’s known, offers a great line-up of artist year after year, and this year is not an exception.
With a great assortment of music genres, Jazz Fest offers something for everyone, classic rock (Bon Jovi and John Mellencamp), Indie headliners (Arcade Fire and the Strokes), and new Americana music (Wilco and the Avett Brothers) and maybe, just maybe a brief Fugees reunion (Miss Lauren Hill and former Haiti presidential candidate Wyclef Jean are schedule to perform!). Other artist include Cindy Lauper, Willie Nelson and Jeff Beck.
The Festival will take place from April 29th to May 8th. For more information and tickets you can visit Here’s the full line-up:

Arcade Fire • Bon Jovi • Jimmy Buffett • Kid Rock • John Mellencamp • Wilco • The Neville Brothers • Willie Nelson • The Strokes • Robert Plant & the Band of Joy • Ms. Lauryn Hill • Tom Jones • Jeff Beck • Michael Franti & Spearhead • Sonny Rollins • Robert Randolph & The Family Band • John Legend & The Roots • Wyclef Jean • The Avett Brothers • Dr. John • Cyndi Lauper • Lupe Fiasco • Mumford & Sons • Alejandro Sanz • Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue • Mystikal • Bobby Blue Bland • Allen Toussaint • Fourplay • Marcia Ball • RAM of Haiti • Jason Mraz • Jesse Winchester • Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters • Maze feat. Frankie Beverly • Better Than Ezra • Arlo Guthrie • Jamey Johnson • Fantasia • The Radiators’ farewell • Cowboy Mouth • Kenny G • Irma Thomas • The Decemberists • Vickie Winans • Gregg Allman Blues Band • Pete Fountain • Lucinda Williams • Galactic • Robert Cray • Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk • Keb’ Mo’ • Mighty Clouds of Joy • Ron Carter Trio w/ Mulgrew Miller and Russell Malone • Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers • Big Sam’s Funky Nation • Edie Brickell • Amos Lee • Ahmad Jamal • The Rance Allen Group • Ricky Skaggs • John Boutté • Tabou Combo of Haiti • Papa Grows Funk • Rebirth Brass Band • Tab Benoit • Sonny Landreth • Henry Butler • Glen David Andrews • Punch Brothers featuring Chris Thile • Fisk Jubilee Singers • Terence Blanchard • Boukman Eksperyans of Haiti • Boukman Eksperyans of Haiti • Maceo Parker with special guest Pee Wee Ellis • Ivan Lins • Michelle Shocked • Charlie Musselwhite • Soul Rebels Brass Band • Preservation Hall Jazz Band • more, much more!

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