New Orleans Jazz Fest: Billy Joel, Fleetwood Mac, DMB, Black Keys


The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell today announced the music lineup for the 2013 Festival scheduled for April 26 - 28 and May 2 - 5. “Jazz Fest” continues to showcase the most important names in music alongside Louisiana’s favorite entertainers. A true heritage festival, Jazz Fest stands alone in presenting the highest caliber artists in such varied genres as gospel, blues, traditional and contemporary jazz, rock, R&B, Cajun, country, zydeco and much more. See the full lineup and official announcement video below. Click here for the complete day-by-day music schedule.

Advanced single-day tickets for Jazz Fest, which takes place at the Fair Grounds Race Course, are only $45 through Tuesday, January 29, when the price will be $50. The gate price ticket will again be $65. Children’s tickets (ages 2 - 10) are still only $5 and are available at the gate only. Single day tickets to Jazz Fest are on sale by specific weekend, with each ticket valid for a single day’s attendance. Tickets are available at and, at all Ticketmaster outlets or by calling (800) 745-3000.

Tickets can also be purchased at the Zephyr Field Box Office and the UNO Lakefront Arena Box Office through Tuesday, February 5. Due to the Super Bowl production, the New Orleans Arena Box Office will re-open on February 5 to sell all Jazz Fest tickets. All general admission Jazz Fest tickets are subject to additional service fees and handling charges.

Click here and here to see this listing in our festival guide


  • Billy Joel
  • Fleetwood Mac
  • Dave Matthews Band
  • Maroon 5
  • The Black Keys
  • John Mayer
  • Widespread Panic
  • Hall & Oates
  • Phoenix
  • B.B. King
  • Frank Ocean
  • Earth, Wind & Fire
  • Willie Nelson & Family
  • Little Big Town
  • George Benson
  • Jill Scott
  • Jimmy Cliff
  • Gipsy Kings
  • Jeffrey Osborne
  • Patti Smith
  • Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite
  • Band of Horses
  • Gary Clark Jr.
  • Andrew Bird
  • Maze featuring Frankie Beverly
  • Juan Luis Guerra y 440
  • Los Lobos
  • The Little Willies
  • Kem
  • Roy Ayers
  • Laura Bell Bundy
  • Dianne Reeves
  • Stanley Clarke / George Duke Project
  • Charles Bradley
  • Wayne Shorter Quartet feat. Danilo Perez, John Patitucci and Brian Blade
  • Taj Mahal & The Real Thing Tuba Band
  • Calexico
  • Eddie Palmieri Salsa Orchestra
  • Vashawn Mitchell
  • Joshua Redman Quartet
  • Mutemath
  • Ana Popovic
  • The Mavericks
  • Little Joe Y La Familia
  • Campbell Brothers
  • Brushy One String of Jamaica
  • Jerry Douglas
  • Daryl Coley
  • Magary Lord of Bahia-Brazil
  • Malê Debalê of Bahia-Brazil
  • The Del McCoury Band with Preservation Hall Jazz Band
  • Doc McKenzie & the Hi-Lites
  • Pokey LaFarge
  • Salio from the Republic of Georgia
  • Robert Mirabal
  • Martha Redbone
  • Bill Miller
  • Pura Fé
  • A Tribe Called Red
  • Yellow Bird Indian Dancers
  • Stoney Creek Indian Dancers
  • Oneida Longhouse Singers and Dancers
  • Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
  • Aaron Neville
  • Dr. John
  • Allen Toussaint
  • Irma Thomas
  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band
  • Pete Fountain
  • The Nevilles
  • Rebirth Brass Band
  • Galactic
  • Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk
  • Better Than Ezra
  • The Meter Men with Page McConnell
  • Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers
  • The 35th Anniversary Celebration of “One Mo’ Time!”
  • Marc Broussard
  • Chris Owens backed by Her Hot Rhythms Band
  • Amanda Shaw & the Cute Guys
  • Papa Grows Funk
  • Cowboy Mouth
  • Tab Benoit
  • Anders Osborne
  • Theresa Andersson
  • Big Sam’s Funky Nation
  • Jon Cleary
  • John Boutté
  • Sonny Landreth
  • The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
  • Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
  • Jeremy Davenport
  • Davell Crawford
  • Terence Blanchard
  • Deacon John
  • Rockin’ Dopsie Jr. & the Zydeco Twisters
  • Donald Harrison
  • Henry Butler
  • Bonerama
  • Shamarr Allen & the Underdawgs
  • The Soul Rebels
  • Marcia Ball
  • Charmaine Neville Band
  • Treme Brass Band’s Tribute to Uncle Lionel Batiste
  • Ellis Marsalis
  • Nicholas Payton XXX
  • George Porter, Jr. & Runnin' Pardners
  • Tucka
  • John Mooney & Bluesiana
  • BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet with special Guest Jo-El Sonnier
  • Jonathon “Boogie” Long & the Blues Revolution
  • Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & the Golden Eagles Mardi Gras Indians
  • Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters
  • Los Hombres Calientes feat. Bill Summers and Irvin Mayfield
  • Glen David Andrews
  • Terrance Simien with Special Guest Queen Ida
  • Raw Oyster Cult
  • Hurray For The Riff Raff
  • Meschiya Lake and the Little Big Horns
  • The Iguanas
  • The Revivalists
  • Creole String Beans
  • James Andrews & the Crescent City Allstars
  • Eric Lindell
  • Dr. Michael White & the Original Liberty Jazz Band feat. Thais Clark
  • Gal Holiday & the Honky Tonk Revue
  • Leo Jackson & the Melody Clouds
  • Astral Project
  • The Zion Harmonizers
  • Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas
  • Val & Love Alive Mass Choir
  • Gregg Stafford and the Jazz Hounds


    [Published on: 1/17/13]

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