It's that time of year again people!  The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is a must see.  You have to go at least once to experience the rich culture and festive atmosphere of beautiful New Orleans, not to mention the thousands of people and artists that flock to the event each year.  Speaking of which, this year it'll all kick off April 27th -May 6th and as with every year the line up is incredible. 

Below is a complete listing of all of the artist performing at this year festival, so take your time and review the line-up.  For more details go to the official New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2012 website.  However, here's a couple of headliners you'll definitely want to see:  Al Green, Frankie Beverly & Maze, Jill Scott, Neyo, Herbie Hancock, Yolanda Adams, Janelle Monae, John Mayer, The Neville Brothers, Foo Fighters, Eagles, Allen Toussaint and more!

Here's a live video Al Green performing How Can You Mend A Broken Heart to get you ready.  Enjoy!

 

Weekend 1 April 27-29th

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers

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  • John Mayer
  • Al Green
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  • Bon Iver
  • Jill Scott
  • Janelle Monae
  • Dr. John & the Lower 911
  • Iron & Wine
  • Yolanda Adams
  • Pete Fountain
  • Feist
  • Steel Pulse
  • Dianne Reeves
  • Gomez
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  • Dave Koz
  • GIVERS
  • Israel & New Breed
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  • Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
  • Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
  • Cowboy Mouth
  • Bobby Rush
  • Chuck Leavell & Friends
  • Amanda Shaw
  • Zebra
  • Sonny Landreth
  • Gary Clark Jr.
  • Cubano Be, Cubano Bop: Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Band feat. Terence Blanchard
  • Papa Grows Funk
  • Ellis Marsalis
  • Walter "Wolfman" Washington & the Roadmasters
  • Cheikh Lô
  • Buckwheat Zydeco
  • Evelyn Turrentine-Agee
  • Voice of the Wetlands Allstars
  • The Texas Tornados feat. Flaco Jiménez, Augie Myers, and Shawn Sahm
  • Nicholas Payton
  • Ironin’ Board Sam
  • The New Orleans Bingo! show
  • Soul Rebels
  • Shamarr Allen & the Underdawgs
  • Eric Lindell
  • Irma Thomas’ Tribute to Mahalia Jackson
  • Corey Harris
  • James Andrews & the Crescent City Allstars
  • Lindigo of Reunion Islands feat. Fixi
  • Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspots
  • Weekend 2 May 3rd-May 6th