NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has got satisfaction: The Rolling Stones are among the headliners for the 50th anniversary festival.
Organizers on Tuesday confirmed reports that the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will play. Also headlining the 8-day event, which runs April 25-28 and May 2-5, are Katy Perry, the Dave Matthews Band, Al Green, Pitbull, Santana, Jerry Lee Lewis, Aaron Neville and gospel great Shirley Caesar.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Thousands of people are converging on the Crescent City this week for the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The festival takes place over two weekends at the city's Fair Grounds Race Course and features out-of-town artists such as Rod Stewart as well as performers from across New Orleans and Louisiana. It's also a celebration of Louisiana culture and food with vendors selling everything from cochon de lait po-boys to praline-stuffed beignets. Here's a look at some things to expect during the festival:
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Aretha Franklin, Sting, Aerosmith, Beck, Jack White and Lionel Richie are among the headliners for the 2018 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.
Organizers on Tuesday released the music lineup for the festival scheduled for two weekends this spring — April 27-29 and May 3-6.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Country music great George Strait makes his only scheduled festival appearance of 2018 at the Bayou Country Superfest in New Orleans over the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
Organizers Tuesday said Strait, who has 60 No. 1 singles — the most of any country artist in history — will be joined by Chris Stapleton, Little Big Town, Kacey Musgraves and country trio Midland for the performance Sunday, May 27.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Performances by Maroon 5, the Alabama Shakes, and Usher & The Roots brought crowd-pleasing rock, blues and R&B to the second day of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, while jazz clarinetist Pete Fountain earned a special place in the event's history.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival kicks off its first weekend Friday with performances by native sons Harry Connick Jr., Aaron Neville and Kermit Ruffins whether or not the weather cooperates.
The weekend forecast calls for cloudy skies on both the opening day and Saturday, with rain probable on Sunday. Still, producer Quint Davis said the show is going on and he's excited about the more than 500 performances on tap and the food on the menus.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — It's 30 days and counting until nearly 600 performers converge on the New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course for the annual celebration of music known as Jazz Fest.
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival will be held over two weekends, April 28-30 and May 4-7 featuring such names as Stevie Wonder, Maroon 5, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Harry Connick Jr., Aaron Neville, Snoop Dogg, Nas, Meghan Trainor, Herb Alpert, Alabama Shakes and Darius Rucker.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Stevie Wonder, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Maroon 5, Usher and Dave Matthews are among some of the big names playing at this year's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
The lineup, announced Friday, includes more than 500 bands covering a diverse array of musical styles over more than a dozen stages set up at the New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Some of the biggest names in country music will headline the 2017 Bayou Country Superfest, which moves from Louisiana's capital to the Superdome in New Orleans for its eighth year.
Organizers on Thursday unveiled the lineup, which features Miranda Lambert, Brooks & Dunn, Rascal Flatts, Brett Eldredge, Jon Pardi and Chris Lane on Saturday, May 27, and Blake Shelton, Thomas Rhett, Hank Williams Jr., Old Dominion, Dan + Shay and Maddie & Tae on Sunday, May 28.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A country music festival bumped from LSU's Tiger Stadium for two years by offseason renovations will be held next Memorial Day weekend in New Orleans, and the Superdome could become its permanent home, an official said Tuesday.
Next year's Country Music Superfest will have a new feature: a free outdoor concert Friday night, May 26, said Quint Davis, CEO of Festival Productions Inc.