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2018 Jazz Fest lineup announced

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The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival today announced the music lineup for the 2018 Festival scheduled for April 27 - 29 and May 3 - 6.  

Artists scheduled to appear at the 2018 Jazz Fest include:


Aretha Franklin


Jimmy Buffett and his Acoustic Airmen

Jack White


Lionel Richie

David Byrne

Anita Baker

Bonnie Raitt


Sturgill Simpson

Jack Johnson

Sheryl Crow


Cage The Elephant

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

The Revivalists

Steve Miller Band
Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit

Smokey Robinson


Lyle Lovett and His Large Band

Toots & The Maytals

Aaron Neville

George Benson

Charlie Wilson

Delbert McClinton & Self Made Men

Irma Thomas

Steel Pulse

The Radiators @ 40

Jon Batiste with The Dap-Kings

Big Freedia

Buddy Guy

Old Crow Medicine Show

Blind Boys of Alabama

John Mayall

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Savion Glover

Leslie Odom Jr.

Charles Lloyd & the Marvels with special guest Lucinda Williams

Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly

The Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson

Tamela Mann

Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk


Better Than Ezra

Tab Benoit

Dianne Reeves

Telmary y Habana Sana of Cuba

Los Silver Stars of Honduras

Hezekiah Walker

Ron Carter Trio

Rebirth Brass Band

Tank and The Bangas

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band

The Bounce featuring Cupid, 5th Ward Weebie, DJ Jubilee, Partners-N-Crime, Ricky B with DJ Raj Smoove

Archie Shepp Quartet feat. vocalist Marion Rampa

Anders Osborne

Sona Jobarteh and Band of Gambia

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real

Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & The Golden Eagles Mardi Gras Indians

Jupiter & Okwess of The Democratic Republic of Congo

Kermit Ruffins' Tribute to Louis Armstrong

Davell Crawford


Chocolate Milk

Ruthie Foster

Big Sam's Funky Nation

Samantha Fish

The Soul Rebels

Sonny Landreth

Sweet Crude

Jazz Fest celebrates the New Orleans Tricentennial

Walter Trout

Jerron "Blind Boy" Paxton

Pine Leaf Boys

Socks in The Frying Pan of Ireland

Jake Shimabukuro

Sidi Toure of Mali

James Andrews & the Crescent City Allstars

Walter Wolfman Washington and The Roadmasters

George Porter, Jr. & the Runnin' Pardners

Jon Cleary

Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective

Wayne Toups


Cowboy Mouth

Marcia Ball


Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah

The Last Bandoleros

Doug Kershaw & Friends

Bobby Rush

John Boutté

Hiss Golden Messenger

Zachary Richard

Tribute to Jelly Roll Morton with special guest Henry Butler

Darcy Malone & The Tangle

The Walls Group

Jermaine Landrum & the Abundant Praise Revival Choir

Creole Wild West Mardi Gras Indians

Lakou Mizik of Haiti

Imagination Movers

Big Chief Donald Harrison

Kod Kreyol and the Creole Dance Ensemble of Haiti

The Furious Five SA & PC

Nicholas Payton

Don Vappie's Tribute to King Oliver

Lost Bayou Ramblers

Lena Prima and her Tribute to Louis Prima

John Mooney & Bluesiana

The Lee Boys

The East Pointers of Canada

Royal Teeth

Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-Stars

Meschiya Lake Remembers Sweet Emma Barret

Hot 8 Brass Band

Tribute to Fats Domino with special guest Jerry Lee Lewis

and more

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