Billy Joel, Fleetwood Mac, Maroon 5 among Jazz Fest headliners

Billy Joel, Fleetwood Mac, Maroon 5 and Dave Matthews Band are a few of the confirmed headliners for this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

Billy Joel, Fleetwood Mac, Maroon 5 and Dave Matthews Band are a few of the confirmed headliners for this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

The 43rd annual Jazz Fest will present hundreds of musicians over the course of seven days, beginning April 26 and wrapping up May 5. Several genres will be represented, including jazz, gospel, R&B, zydeco and Cajun, as well as current Top 40 stars.

The lineup features The Black Keys, John Mayer, Widespread Panic, Daryl Hall and John Oates, Phoenix, B.B. King, Frank Ocean, Little Big Town and the Gipsy Kings, among others.

Local favorites like Dr. John, Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Rebirth Brass Band will also be performing at one of the festival's 12 stages.

Tickets and VIP packages are available now at the festival website, as well as the event's full lineup, organized by day.

 

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