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Fleetwod Mac, Billy Joel, Black Keys Lead Stacked New Orleans Jazz Fest Lineup

Maroon 5, Dave Matthews Band, Phoenix also set to play

Stevie Nicks of Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel, Dan Auerbach of the Black Keys
Kevin Nixon/Classic Rock Magazine via Getty Images; Ethan Miller/Getty Images; FilmMagic.com/FilmMagic
January 17, 2013 12:30 PM ET

Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel, Maroon 5 and the Black Keys are among a slew of artists slated to perform at this year's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

Also set to play this year: Dave Matthews Band, Phoenix (who just announced the title of their upcoming new album), John Mayer, Frank Ocean, B.B. King, Willie Nelson, Daryl Hall and John Oates, Jill Scott, Jimmy Cliff, Patti Smith, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite, Band of Horses, Gary Clark Jr. and Earth, Wind & Fire. And that covers just a fraction of the lineup. For a full list you can check out the video below as well as Jazz Fest's website.

Photos: 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 

This year's Jazz Fest will take place April 26th to May 5th at New Orleans' Fair Grounds Race Course. Tickets will be available for $45 through January 29th, after which they'll be priced at $50; tickets at the gate will be $65. You can also purchase VIP packages and children's tickets for $5.

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