Jazz Fest 2023 Sets Star-Studded Lineup

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The organizers of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, better known simply as Jazz Fest, have announced a star-studded lineup for the 2023 edition of the fest, which returns on April 28 – May 7.  Headlining this year’s festival are such classic rock legends as Santana, the Steve Miller Band, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss.

They’ll be joined by a lengthy lineup that includes Dead & Company, Buddy Guy, Kenny Loggins, Melissa Etheridge, Tom Jones, and Mavis Staples, as well as such contemporary stars as Ed Sheeran, Lizzo, and Mumford & Sons.

The festival, held at the Fairgrounds Race Course in New Orleans, spans two weekends: April 28-30 and May 4-7. General admission tickets include access to all performances on day of use, as well as the wide variety of food and beverages available for purchase, art exhibits, crafts booths, and more. Early-bird discount tickets for each weekend are available now. Tickets are available here.

Jazz Fest always includes artists spanning a broad range of music genres among its 500 bands. Others booked for 2023 are Gary Clark Jr., Tedeschi Trucks Band, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Ave., the Lumineers, Jon Batiste, Herbie Hancock, Los Lobos, Taj Mahal Quartet, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Irma Thomas, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, John Hiatt & the Goners, Ludacris, and Keb’ Mo’.

Started in 1970, Jazz Fest annually celebrates the unique culture of New Orleans and the region drawing fans from around the country and around the world.

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  1. muddywatersmann
    #1 muddywatersmann 15 January, 2023, 00:22

    I went to JAZZ FEST 3 times living in Houston…musical/food/social/geographical HEAVEN! NOLA is such a wonderful place! If you can go, GO! Music runs the entire gamut! THE GOOD TIMES WILL ROLL!

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