Posted: Jan 27, 2010 4:37 AM
Updated: Jan 27, 2010 4:37 AM
NEW ORLEANS (AP) The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has released its day-by-day lineup for this spring's event.
They have also added Juan Luis Guerra y 440, a Dominican singer who has sold over 20 million records and won nine Latin Grammy Awards, two Grammy Awards, and two Latin Billboard Music Awards, to the Sunday, April 25 lineup.
Performances for the event, held over two weekeneds, also will include Simon & Garfunkel, Pearl Jam, Aretha Franklin, Van Morrison, The Neville Brothers, Lionel Richie, Allman Brothers Band, and dozens of others.
The festival's annual fundraiser on Thursday, April 22, will honor Dr. John and celebrate his more than 50 years in music.