The long-standing festival will take place at the New Orleans Fair Grounds over two weekends, April 22nd through the 24th, and April 28th through May 1st. The lineup was shared in a video in which the names of the performers were animated over footage from previous festivities.
Among the other performers set for this year: Paul Simon, Snoop Dogg, Steely Dan, Beck, Van Morrison, Nick Jonas, Trombone Shorty, Elvis Costello, J. Cole, Julio Iglesias, Gary Clark Jr., My Morning Jacket, Bonnie Raitt, Janelle Monáe, Flo Rida, Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter, Gov’t Mule, Mavis Staples, Arlo Guthrie, Tedeschi Trucks Band and Friends, Dr. John, Maxwell, Michael McDonald, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Boz Scaggs, Buddy Guy, Aaron Neville, the Isley Brothers, Perservation Hall Jazz Band, Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Elle King, Brandi Carlile, Grace Potter, Brothers Osborne, Rhiannon Giddens, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Better than Ezra, Punch Brothers, Mystikal, the Taj Mahal Trio, Frankie Beverly and Big Freedia.
Single-day tickets for this year’s Jazz Fest are currently on sale, with early bird tickets priced at $60 through February 2nd. Regular, single-day advanced tickets will be available February 3rd through April 21st for $65; tickets at the gate will run $75. A variety of VIP passes are also available for purchase.