Thursday, January 17, 2013

2013 Jazz Fest Line Up: The New Orleans Jazz and Herritage Festival

Yesterday I shared the 2013 Mountain Jam line up today I will share The 2013 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival line up better known simply as Jazz Fest! I was fortunate to go to this festival once and it was incredible! A blend of multiple styles of music.

The Festival runs April 26 through Sunday May 5 for specific lineups per day please check out their website.

Billy Joel

The biggest names in music play this festival. Also probably a bunch of folks you have never heard before who will blow your mind musically. Billy Joel is one of those biggest names. He  recently played the 12.12.12 Concert.


Fleetwood Mac

You may have heard the rumors that Fleetwood Mac has reunited once more for another tour. One of their stops will be JazzFest.



The Dave Matthews Band

Another big nam, The Dave Matthews Band will also play the Fest. They are no strangers to playing festivals and big stages.


Maroon 5

This band has moves like Jagger..


The Black Keys

Another band that is developing quite a following is The Black Keys.


John Mayer

One of the most popular guitar/singers out there John Mayer will also be performing.


Widespread Panic

One of the biggest jam bands out there, Widespread Panic will be playing the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Like my previous post they will also be playing Mountain Jam.


Daryl Hall and John Oates

Do anyone remember these guys? I am sure you do let me find a video to rewind your memory.


Phoenix


B.B. King

The King, a living legend in Blues Music, and incredible entertainer, and a headliner at Jazz Fest. Yes, B.B. King will be there!


Frank Ocean


Earth, Wind, and Fire

A classic old school band here...



Willie Nelson and Family

Willie Nelson is a legend!


Little Big Town

Little Big Town is headed for the Big Easy. Last year they enjoyed a number one hit with this song...


George Benson

Of course there is jazz


It is a wonderful festival with a lot of bands. I will list some more below but cut down on comments and videos due to space.

Jill Scott, Jimmy Cliff, Gypsy Kings, Jeffrey Osborne, Patti Smith, Ben Harper with Charlie Musselwhite..

That last combo deserved a video...


Band of Horses, Gary Clark Jr, Andrew Bird, Maze, Juan Louis Guerra y 440

and Los Lobos


There is still more! The Little Willies, Kem Roy Ayers, Laura Bell Bundy, Dianne Reaves, and the Stanley Clarke/George Duke Project


Charles Bradley, Wayne Shorter Quartet, the legendary Taj Mahal with the Real Thing Tuba Band...I have seen Taj Mahal open for Eric CLapton and at The Wanee Festival...


Calexico, Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra, Vashawn Mitchell, Jushua Redman Quertet, Mutemath, and the amazing Ana Popovic...

The Mavericks, Little Joe Y La Familia, Campbell Brothers, Brushy One String of Jamaica, dobro  master Jerry Douglas, Daryl Coley, Magary Lord of Bahia-Brazil, Male Debale of Bahia-Brazil, The Del McCoury Band with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band..wow Bluegrass and jazz mixing it up!

Doc McKenzie and the Hi Lites, Pokey LaFarge, Salio from the Republic of Georgia, Robert Mirabal, Martha Redbone, Bill Miller, Pura Fe, A Tribe Called Red, Yellow Bird Indian Dancers, Stoney Creek Indian Dancers, Oneida Longhouse Singers and Dancers.

Here comes the Funk! Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, Aaron Neville, Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Pete Fountain, The Nevilles, Rebirth Brass  Band, Galactic, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Better than Ezra, The Meter Men with Page McConnell, Kermitt Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers, The 35th Anniversary Celebration of "One Mo' Time!" Marc Broussard, Chris Owens, Amanda Shaw and the Cute Guys, Papa Grows Funk, and Cowboy Mouth

Tab Benoit is someone you should discover..


Anders Osborne, Theresa Andersson, Big Sam's Funky Nation, slide master Sonny Landreth, Jon Cleary, John Boutte, the legendary Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Irvin Mayfield and the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Jeremy Davenport, Deacon John, Davell Crawford, Terence Blanchard, Rockin' Dopsie Jr and The Zydeco Twisters, Henry Butler, Donald Harrison and Bonerama.


One heck of a lineup for one of the best festivals in the world! I am getting festival fever over here!


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