The beloved New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is here with their 2016 lineup, and what a billing it is! Taking place in New Orleans, LA from April 22nd to May 1st at the New Orleans Fair Grounds, the festival is jam packed with some incredible performing artists. Headliners for the festival include: Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young, Irma Thomas, Paul Simon, Steely Dan, Beck, Van Morrison, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Herbie Hancock & Wayne Shorter Duo, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Dr. John & The Night Trippers, Mavis Stables, Buddy Guy, Snoop Dogg, My Morning Jacket, Gov’t Mule, and Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue.
The full lineup is stacked with talented artists, such as Galactic, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Revivalists, Grace Potter, Janelle Monae, Gary Clark Jr., Aaron Neville, Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Anders Osborne, Snarky Puppy, Taj Mahal & The Trio, Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, The Soul Rebels, George Porter Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners, Cyril Neville & SwampFunk, and so many more .
Additionally, there will be tributes to Allen Toussaint and B.B. King.
For the full lineup breakdown, including daily rosters and more, head to the festival’s official website. Watch the psych-up announcement video below:
And for the full lineup:
See you in New Orleans!