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John Grimley
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(JG, 19.01.17):

The lineup for the famous annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival was released January 15.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the festival, spanning April 25-28 and May 2-5.

Ticketed events go on sale January 18.
To whet the appetite of traditional jazz fans, here's a list of just some of the currently confirmed players:


7th Ward Creole Hunters

Baby Boyz Brass Band

C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band

Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Jazz Orchestra

Dirty Dozen Brass Band

Django Festival Allstars

Dr. Michael White & The Original Liberty Jazz Band with guest Thais Clark

Ellis Marsalis Family Tribute featuring Wynton, Branford, Delfeayo, and Jason with Ellis Marsalis

Gregg Stafford's Jazz Hounds

Gregory Porter

Hardhead Hunters Mardi Gras Indians

Herbie Hancock

Honey Island Swamp Band

Hot 8 Brass Band

James Andrews & the Crescent City All-Stars

McCarver & The Pin Stripe Brass Band

New Birth Brass Band

New Breed Brass Band

North Mississippi Allstars

Original New Orleans Lady Buckjumpers SA & PC

Original Pigeon Town Steppers SA & PC

Original Pinettes Brass Band

Pocket Aces Brass Band

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Rebirth Brass Band

Revivalists

Roots of Music Marching Crusaders

Scene Boosters SA & PC

Stooges Brass Band

Storyville Stompers Brass Band

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with Nevilles

Wild Red Flames Mardi Gras Indians


Oh, and there's some band called The Rolling Stones?

For the 50th anniversary, Jazz Fest is planning tributes to some of the greats, including Louis Armstrong, Fats Domino, Mahalia Jackson, and more.

More details here

(JG)




 

January 17, 2019 at 8:57 PM Flag Quote & Reply

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