New Orleans Jazzfest Turns 50, and We’ll Be There!

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival celebrates their 50th anniversary and Yvette Landry & The Jukes will be taking the stage on closing day. Wondering who is playing? Well, take a look….

Sunday, May 5: Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue with Nevilles, John Fogerty, Chaka Khan, Herbie Hancock, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Little Feat, Buddy Guy, The Radiators, The Mavericks, Yvette Landry & The Jukes, The Gospel Soul of Irma Thomas, Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen, John Hammond, The Anointed Jackson Sisters, Cyril Neville’s Swamp Funk, Kermit Ruffins’ Tribute to Louis Armstrong, Tribute to Allen Toussaint with the Allen Toussaint Orchestra and special guests, Jupiter & Okwess of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, George Porter, Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners, John Boutté, Dr. Michael White & the Original Liberty Jazz Band with guest Thais Clark, Lil’ Buck Sinegal Blues Band with special guest Ironing Board Sam, Boukman Eksperyans of Haiti, Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Jazz Orchestra, Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience, Fairview Brass Band Reunion, Savoy Family Cajun Band, C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band, Tribute to Raymond Myles featuring The RAMS with guest Davell Crawford, Little Freddie King Blues Band, Stooges Brass Band, Mariachi Jalisco, Bobby Lounge, Roi “Chip” Anthony and Jeff Floyd, Carsie Blanton, The Electrifying Crown Seekers, 50th Anniversary Celebration of Gospel Soul Children with special guests, Tribute to Alvin Batiste with Herman Jackson and Friends, Yvette Landry & The Jukes, The Magnolia Sisters, Brother Tyrone & the Mindbenders, Big Chief Bo Dollis, Jr. & the Wild Magnolias, Crocodile Gumboot Dancers of South Africa, Tribute to GG Shinn featuring Gregg Martinez & the Delta Kings with TK Hulin and Charlene Howard, A Tribute to Aldus Roger featuring Jimmy Breaux, Johnny Sonnier & the New Lafayette Playboys, The Boudreaux Family Celebrates Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Northern Cree of Canada, Caroline Jones, Alexey Marti & Urban Minds, Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans, New Leviathan Oriental Fox-Trot Orchestra, Paulin Brothers Brass Band, Sisters of Unity Social Aid & Pleasure Club, Hardhead Hunters Mardi Gras Indians, Real Love, Jonté Landrum, DJ Captain Charles, Treces del Sur, Hazel & the Delta Ramblers, 9th Ward Hunters, Young Maasai Hunters, and Algiers Warriors Mardi Gras Indians, Aucoin Family Cajun Band, Culu Children’s Traditional African Dance Company with Stilt Walker, Lilli Lewis, Young Pinstripe Brass Band, Tyronne Foster & the Arc Singers, Curtis Pierre and The Samba Kids, The Don “Moose” Jamison Heritage School of Music Band, The Dynamic Smooth Family Gospel Singers, The Bester Gospel Singers, Da Knockaz Brass Band, Original New Orleans Lady Buckjumpers, Prince of Wales, and Good Fellas Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs, Ben E. Hunter, Seminoles Mardi Gras Indians, Real Untouchable Brass Band, Ole & Nu Style Fellas and Original C.T.C. Steppers, Xavier University Jazz Ensemble, Rising Dragon Lion Dance Team, Judy Stock, Kai Knight’s Silhouette Dance Ensemble, and Chouval Bwa Traditionnel of Martinique.