AXS TV Jazz Fest Broadcast: Billy Joel, Widespread Panic, Phoenix & More

UPDATE (Sat. @ 10:30 a.m. PT): AXS TV has announced that the Dave Matthews Band have been added to their Jazz Fest broadcast. In addition, the cable channel has extended their coverage. Jazz Fest on AXS TV will start at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday and Sunday and will air until 1:30 a.m. ET.

AXS TV also released the schedule by day and in running order.

Saturday: Little Big Town, Galactic, Phoenix, Anders Osborne, Gary Clark Jr., Allen Toussaint, Better Than Ezra, Bonerama, Cowboy Mouth, Johnny Sketch & The Dirty Notes, New Orleans Bingo! Show, Dave Matthews Band, Billy Joel

Sunday: Irma Thomas, Widespread Panic, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Maroon 5, The Meter Men featuring Zigaboo Modeliste, Leon Nocentelli and George Porter, Jr. with special guest Page McConnell, Wayne Toups & Zydecajun, Aaron Neville, Daryl Hall & John Oates

Here is Sunday's hourly schedule:

Irma Thomas - 3:30p ET
Widespread Panic - 4:45p ET
Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue - 6:35p ET
Maroon 5 - 8:00p ET
The Meter Men with special guest Page McConnell - 9:30p ET
Wayne Toups and Zydecajun - 10:00p ET
Aaron Neville - 10:20p ET
Daryl Hall and John Oates - 10:55p ET

Schedules and artists are subject to change


Early next month cable channel AXS TV will broadcast performances from the New Orleans Jazz Fest, marking the first time the event has been simulcast in its 43-year history. Today, AXS TV has announced the artists scheduled to appear through the national broadcast and there are many JamBase favorites.

Billy Joel, John Mayer, Phoenix, Widespread Panic, Daryl Hall and John Oates, Gary Clark, Jr., Willie Nelson & Family, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Gipsy Kings, Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite, Better Than Ezra, Laura Bell Bundy, Galactic, Marcia Ball, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Anders Osborne, Bonerama, Marc Broussard, and Cowboy Mouth are among the acts expected to appear throughout AXS TV's coverage.

The channel, which is owned by Mark Cuban, will broadcast from the festival between Friday, May 3rd and Sunday, May 5th. AXS TV's coverage will begin each day at 3pm ET/Noon PT and will wrap up around Midnight ET/9pm PT for a total of 25 hours of live music over the three-day period.

UPDATE: The list of what bands the channel will show on specific days has just been announced. We're glad to see Page McConnell and The Meter Men listed. Some performances will air live while others will be tape-delayed.

Friday @ 3:30 p.m. ET / 12:30 p.m. PT: John Mayer, Willie Nelson & Family, Ben Harper and Charlie Musslewhite, The Nevilles, Gipsy Kings, Laura Bell Bundy, Marc Broussard, Marcia Ball, The Mavericks and Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk

Saturday @ 3:30 p.m. ET / 12:30 p.m. PT: Phoenix, Little Big Town, Better Than Ezra, Cowboy Mouth, Galactic, Anders Osborne, Gary Clark Jr., Bonerama, Johnny Sketch & The Dirty Notes, New Orleans Bingo! Show, and Allen Toussaint

Sunday @ 3:30 p.m. ET / 12:30 p.m. PT: Irma Thomas, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, The Meter Men featuring Zigaboo Modeliste, Leo Nocentelli and George Porter, Jr. with special Guest Page McConnell, Widespread Panic, Aaron Neville and Wayne Toups & Zydecajun

[Published on: 5/4/13]

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