[VIDEO] Billy Joel, Fleetwood Mac and More Set For New Orleans Jazz Fest
Posted by Joseph Lee on 01.17.2013
Billboard reports that Billy Joel, Maroon 5, Willie Nelson, Fleetwood Mac and Hall & Oates will all headline this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.
The festival will last for seven days over two weekends and include genres like jazz, gospel, rhythm and blues, Cajun and zydeco. Hundreds of acts will perform on a dozen stages on April 26-28 and May 2-5. Other acts include Earth Wind & Fire, Dave Matthews Band, John Mayer, Jill Scott, Widespread Panic and B.B. King.
Most of the lineup is from Louisiana and includes Irma Thomas, jazz singer-pianist Allen Toussaint and Troy "Trombone Shorty" Andrews.
Tickets are on sale now. The event takes place at the Fair Grounds Race Course. Last year's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival featured performances by the Eagles, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Foo Fighters and more.