2011 Jazz Fest Lineup Announced
The lineup for this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival has been announced. Lots of usual suspects and few curveballs for the annual throw down in the Big Easy.
Here's the lineup that I cut and paste from the Jazzfest website...
2011 Jazz Fest Line Up: Arcade Fire, Bon Jovi, Jimmy Buffett, Kid Rock, John Mellencamp, Wilco, The Neville Brothers, Willie Nelson, The Strokes, Robert Plant & the Band of Joy, Ms. Lauryn Hill, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Sonny Rollins, Robert Randolph & The Family Band, John Legend & The Roots, Wyclef Jean, The Avett Brothers, Dr. John, Cyndi Lauper, Lupe Fiasco, Mumford & Sons, Alejandro Sanz, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Mystikal, Allen Toussaint, Bobby Blue Bland, Fourplay, Marcia Ball, RAM of Haiti, Jason Mraz, Jesse Winchester, Walter Wolfman Washington & the Roadmasters, Maze feat. Frankie Beverly, Better Than Ezra, Arlo Guthrie, Jamey Johnson, Fantasia, The Radiators’ farewell, Cowboy Mouth, Kenny G, Irma Thomas, The Decemberists, Vickie Winans, Gregg Allman Blues Band, Pete Fountain, Lucinda Williams, Galactic, Robert Cray, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Keb’ Mo’, Mighty Clouds of Joy, Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Edie Brickell, Amos Lee, Ahmad Jamal, Rance Allen, Ricky Skaggs, John Boutté, Tabou Combo of Haiti, Papa Grows Funk, Rebirth Brass Band, Tab Benoit, Sonny Landreth, Henry Butler, Glen David Andrews, Punch Brothers featuring Chris Thile, Ron Carter Trio, Fisk Jubilee Singers, Terence Blanchard, Boukman Eksperyans of Haiti, Maceo Parker with special guest Pee Wee Ellis, Ivan Lins, Michelle Shocked, Charlie Musselwhite, Soul Rebels Brass Band, Preservation Hall Jazz BandStay tuned for more information on late night shows. You know Galactic and company are going to throw down and play shows til sunrise.