Rolling Stones, Katy Perry & Dave Matthews Band Headlining 50th Anniversary Jazz Fest


The annual New Orleans occasion will host a stacked lineup that additionally consists of Jimmy Buffet, Bob Seger, Van Morrison and Gladys Knight.

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival dropped its 2019 lineup on Tuesday (Jan. 15), together with a few of music's greatest names throughout genres and eras.

The Rolling Stones prime the occasion's 50th anniversary billing, as a part of their No Filter U.S. stadium run that begins in April, in addition to Katy Perry, Dave Matthews Band, "Margaritaville" rocker Jimmy Buffett, nation star Chris Stapleton and Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band.

The two-weekend occasion runs April 25-28 and May 2-5 on the Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans. The pageant is the one tour date at present listed for Perry, who shares the lineup with quite a few iconic feminine musicians together with Gladys Knight, Alanis Morissette, Bonnie Raitt and Chaka Khan.

The various lineup additionally consists of rapper Logic, reggaton breakout J Balvin, News Orleans native Trombone Shorty and indie darlings Tank and the Bangas. There's additionally a deep bench of basic rockers and music legends together with Santana, Van Morrison, Al Green, John Fogerty, Tom Jones, Aaron Neville and Jerry Lee Lewis.

Jazz Fest was first produced by Newport Folk Festival co-founder George Wein in 1970. For the primary time, this 12 months the occasion is increasing to 4 days every weekend.

Tickets go on sale Friday with single-day passes beginning at $70 and a reduction for native residents. Learn extra at