New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2012

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THE BASICS

logo WHERE:New Orleans, LA
WHEN:April 27-May 6, 2012
TICKETS: $120-$150 Weekend Pass
CAMPING: No
WEBSITE: Official Site

THE SCENE

With twelve stages of virtually every style of roots music, Jazz Fest presents one of the entertainment world’s most diverse music lineups, including its unparalleled showcase of Louisiana’s unique culture.

2012 LINEUP

  • 101 Runners
  • 14 and Under Cajun Band
  • A Living Tribute to Harold Battiste
  • Aaron Neville
  • Al Green
  • Alana Villavaso
  • Allen Toussaint
  • Amanda Shaw
  • Amina Figarova Sextet
  • Anders Osborne
  • Andrew Duhon
  • Ani DiFranco
  • Archdiocese of New Orleans Gospel Choir
  • AsheSon
  • Asleep at the Wheel
  • Asociacion de Peruanos en Louisiana
  • Astral Project
  • Ayla Miller
  • Baby Boyz Brass Band
  • Bamboula 2000
  • Banu Gibson
  • Baritone Bliss
  • BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet
  • Belton Richard & the Musical Aces
  • Beth Patterson & Potent Bathers
  • Better Than Ezra
  • Betty Winn & One A-Chord
  • Big Al Carson & the Blues Masters
  • Big Chief Bo Dollis & the Wild Magnolias
  • Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & the Golden Eagles Mardi Gras Indians
  • Big Sam’s Funky Nation
  • Big Steppers, Untouchables, and Furious Five Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs
  • Bill Miller
  • Bill Summers & Jazalsa
  • Bishop Sean Elder & the Mount Hermon BC Mass Choir
  • Black Eagles Mardi Gras Indians
  • Black Feathers, Black Seminoles, and Red Hawk Mardi Gras Indians
  • Black Mohawk, Black Foot Hunters, and Geronimo Hunters Mardi Gras Indians
  • Blodie’s Jazz Jam
  • Bobby Lounge
  • Bobby Rush
  • Bombino of Niger
  • Bon Iver
  • Bonerama
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • Bounce Shake Down feat. Big Freedia, Katey Red, Keedy Black, and DJ Poppa
  • Boutté Family Sunday Praise
  • Brass Bed
  • Brice Miller & the Mahogany Brass Band
  • Brother Dege
  • Brother Tyrone & the Mindbenders
  • Bruce Daigrepont Cajun Band
  • Bruce Hornsby
  • Bucktown Allstars
  • Buckwheat Zydeco
  • Bunny Wailer
  • Butch Thompson
  • C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band,
  • Cameron Dupuy & the Cajun Troubadours
  • Carolina Chocolate Drops
  • Carrollton Hunters, Big Chief Kevin Goodman & the Flaming Arrows, Ninth Ward Hunters, and Ninth Ward Navajo Mardi Gras Indians
  • Casa Samba
  • Ceasar Elloie
  • Cha Wa
  • Charmaine Neville Band
  • Cheick Hamala Diabate
  • Cheikh Lô
  • Chris Clifton & His All-Stars
  • Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band
  • Chuck Leavell & Friends
  • Cindy Scott
  • City of Love Music & Worship Arts
  • Clive Wilson’s New Orleans Serenaders with Butch Thompson
  • Comanche Hunters Mardi Gras Indians
  • Connie & Dwight with the St. Raymond/St. Leo the Great Choir
  • Connie Jones & the Crescent City Jazz Band
  • Corey Harris
  • Courtney Bryan
  • Cowboy Mouth
  • Craig Adams & Higher Dimensions of Praise
  • Creole String Beans
  • Creole Wild West and Golden Star Hunters Mardi Gras Indians
  • Cubano Be, Cubano Bop: Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Band feat. Terence Blanchard
  • Culu Children’s Traditional African Dance Company
  • Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble
  • Cynthia Girtley
  • D.L. Menard & the Louisiana Aces
  • Dave Koz
  • David & Roselyn
  • David Sanborn and Joey DeFrancesco
  • Deacon John
  • Dee-1
  • Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Orchestra
  • Delgado Community College Jazz Ensemble
  • Dianne Reeves
  • Dillard University Jazz Ensemble
  • DJ Captain Charles
  • DJ Soul Sister
  • Don Vappie & the Creole Jazz Serenaders
  • Donald Harrison
  • Donnie Bolden & the Spirit of Elijah
  • Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans
  • Dr. John & the Lower 911
  • Dr. Michael White & the Original Liberty Jazz Band feat. Thais Clark
  • Dukes of Dixieland
  • Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers
  • E’Dana & Company
  • Eagles
  • Eleanor McMain Singing Mustangs
  • Ellis Marsalis
  • ELS
  • Empress Hotel
  • Eric Lindell
  • Erica Falls
  • Erika Flowers
  • Ernie Vincent & the Top Notes
  • Esperanza Spalding
  • Eulenspeigel Puppets
  • Evelyn Turrentine-Agee
  • Feist
  • Feufollet
  • First Emanuel Baptist Church Choir
  • Florence + the Machine
  • Flow Tribe
  • Foo Fighters
  • Forever Jones Family
  • Forgotten Souls Brass Band
  • Franklin Avenue Baptist Church Mass Choir
  • Fredy Omar con su Banda
  • Free Agents Brass Band
  • funky Meters
  • Gal Holiday & the Honky Tonk Revue
  • Galactic
  • Gary Clark Jr.
  • Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie
  • George French & the New Orleans Storyville Jazz Band
  • George Porter, Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners
  • Germaine Bazzle
  • GIVERS
  • Glen David Andrews
  • Glen Hansard
  • Golden Blade and Fi Yi Yi Mardi Gras Indians
  • Golden Sioux, Young Cherokee, Big Chief Trouble & Trouble Nation, and Mohawk Hunters Mardi Gras Indians
  • Golden Star Hunters Mardi Gras Indians
  • Golden Voices Community Choir
  • Goldman Thibodeaux & the Lawtell Playboys
  • Gomez
  • Gospel Inspirations of Boutte
  • Gospel Soul Children
  • Grace Potter & the Nocturnals
  • GrayHawk
  • Gregg Stafford’s Jazz Hounds
  • Gregory Agid
  • Guitar Lightnin’ Lee & the Thunder Band
  • Guitar Masters feat. Jimmy Robinson, Phil DeGruy, John Rankin, and Cranston Clements
  • Guitar Slim Jr.
  • Hadley J. Castille Family & the Sharecroppers Cajun Band
  • Henry Butler
  • Henry Gray & the Cats
  • Herbie Hancock and his Band
  • High Ground Drifters Bluegrass Band
  • High Steppers Brass Band
  • Honey Island Swamp Band
  • Hot 8 Brass Band
  • Hot Club of New Orleans
  • Hurray For The Riff Raff
  • Iguanas
  • Ingrid Lucia
  • Irma Thomas
  • Irma Thomas’ Tribute to Mahalia Jackson
  • Iron & Wine
  • Ironin’ Board Sam
  • Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra
  • Israel & New Breed
  • Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk
  • Ivoire Spectacle feat. Seguenon Kone
  • J. Monque’D Blues Band
  • Jambalaya Cajun Band
  • James Andrews & the Crescent City Allstars
  • James Cotton “Superharp” Band
  • James Rivers Movement
  • Jamil Sharif
  • Janelle Monae
  • Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys
  • Jeremy Davenport
  • Jeremy Lyons with Members of Morphine
  • Jewel Brown & the Heritage Hall Jazz Band
  • Jill Scott
  • Jim McCormick Band
  • Jo “Cool” Davis with Sugarboy Crawford
  • Jockimo’s Groove feat. War Chief Juan
  • Joe Hall & the Cane Cutters
  • Joe Krown Trio feat. Walter “Wolfman” Washington & Russell Batiste
  • John Boutté
  • John Lawrence & Ven Pa’ Ca Flamenco Dancers
  • John Mayer
  • John Mooney & Bluesiana
  • Johnette Downing
  • Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes
  • Joints Jumpin’
  • Jon Cleary
  • Josh Kagler & Harmonistic Praise Crusade
  • Judy Stock
  • Julio y Cesar
  • Julliard
  • Jumpin’ Johnny Sansone
  • Keep N It Real, We Are One, Zulu, and Big Nine Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs
  • Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band
  • Kelcy Mae
  • Kenneth Terry Brass Band
  • Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers
  • Kevin Bryan
  • Khris Royal & Dark Matter
  • Kid Chocolate
  • Kid Simmons’ Local International Allstars
  • Kim Che’re
  • Kinfolk Brass Band
  • Kipori “Baby Wolf” Woods
  • Kirk Joseph’s Backyard Groove
  • Kirk Joseph’s Tuba Tuba
  • Kora Connection feat. Morikeba Kouyate and Thierno Dioubate
  • Kristi Guillory & the Midtown Project
  • Kristin Diable & the City
  • Kumbuka African Dance & Drum Collective
  • Lady Rollers, Original C.T.C. Steppers, Nine Times Ladies, Prince of Wales, and Original Lady Buckjumpers Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs
  • Lars Edegran and the New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra
  • Leah Chase
  • Leo Jackson & the Melody Clouds
  • Leroy Jones & New Orleans’ Finest
  • Lesa Cormier & the Sundown Playboys
  • Levon Helm Band with special guest Mavis Staples,
  • Leyla Mccalla
  • Lil’ Buck Sinegal
  • Lil’ Nathan & the Zydeco Bigtimers
  • Lindigo of Reunion Islands feat. Fixi
  • Lionel Ferbos & the Palm Court Jazz Band
  • Little Anthony & The Imperials
  • Little Freddie King Blues Band
  • Lois Dejean Gospel Diva
  • Los Po-Boy-Citos
  • Lost Bayou Ramblers
  • Louis Ford & His Dixie Flairs
  • Louisiana Repertory Jazz Ensemble
  • Loyola University Jazz Ensemble
  • Luther Kent
  • Lyle Henderson & Emmanu-El
  • Lynn Drury
  • Mac Arnold & Plate Full o’ Blues
  • Magnolia Jazz Band of Norway feat. Topsy Chapman
  • Marc Broussard
  • Marc Stone
  • Marcia Ball
  • Mariachi Jalisco
  • Mark Braud
  • Marlon Jordan Quartet
  • Mas Mamones
  • Matthew Davidson
  • Maurice Brown
  • Mavis Staples
  • Maze feat. Frankie Beverly
  • McDonogh #35 High School Gospel Choir
  • Mem Shannon
  • Meschiya Lake & dem Lil’ Big Horns
  • Mia Borders
  • Michael Ward
  • Midnite Disturbers
  • Mighty Supremes
  • Miss Claudia & her Biergartners
  • Morning Star Mass Choir
  • My Morning Jacket
  • MyNameIsJohnMichael
  • N.O.C.C.A. Jazz Ensemble
  • Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas
  • Nayo Jones
  • Ne-Yo
  • New Birth Brass Band
  • New Leviathan Oriental Foxtrot Orchestra
  • New Orleans Hispano-America Dance Group
  • New Orleans Indian Rhythm Section
  • New Orleans Klezmer Allstars
  • New Orleans Nightcrawlers
  • New Orleans Spiritualettes
  • New Wave Brass Band
  • Nicholas Payton
  • Nineveh Baptist Church Mass Choir
  • Northwestern University Jazz Ensemble
  • N’Fungola Sibo West African Dance Company
  • N’Kafu African Dance
  • O. Perry Walker Charter High School Choir
  • Olympia Aid, New Look and The First Division Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs
  • Opera a la Carte
  • Orange Kellin’s New Orleans Deluxe Orchestra
  • Original Pinettes Brass Band
  • OTRA
  • Palmetto Bug Stompers
  • Panorama Jazz Band
  • Papa Grows Funk
  • Pastor Jai Reed
  • Pastor Terry Gullage & the Mount Calvary Voice of Redemption Choir
  • Pastor Tyrone Jefferson
  • Pat Casey & the New Sound
  • Patrice Fisher & Arpa & the Garifuna Connection
  • Paul Sanchez & the Rolling Road Show
  • Paulin Brothers Brass Band
  • Paulina Rubio
  • Pedrito Martinez
  • Pete Fountain
  • Peter Martin
  • Phillip Manuel
  • Pine Leaf Boys
  • Pinstripe Brass Band
  • Preservation Hall Jazz Band’s 50th Anniversary Jam
  • Real Untouchables Brass Band
  • Rebirth Brass Band
  • Red Stick Ramblers
  • Red White & Blue, Wild Mohicans, Golden Comanche, and Seminoles Mardi Gras Indians
  • Reggie Hall & the Twilighters feat. Lady Bee
  • Regina Carter’s “Reverse Thread”
  • Rev. Jermaine Landrum & Abundant Praise Revival Choir
  • Reverend Jermaine Landrum & the Abundant Praise Revival Choir
  • Revolution, Ladies of Unity, Scene Boosters, Ole N Nu Style Fellas, and Lady Jetsetters Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs
  • Riccardo Crespo & Sol Brasil
  • Robert Jardell
  • Rockin’ Dopsie, Jr. & the Zydeco Twisters
  • Rocks of Harmony
  • Roddie Romero & the Hub-City Allstars
  • Rodrigo y Gabriella
  • Roland Guerin
  • Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys
  • Rotary Downs
  • Ruby Wilson’s Tribute to Bessie Smith & Ma Rainey
  • Rumba Buena
  • Sam Doores & the Tumbleweeds
  • Sarah Jarosz
  • Sasha Masakowski
  • Savoy Music Center of Eunice Saturday Cajun Jam
  • Secondline Jammers, Men of Class, Family Ties, Dumaine Gang, and Divine Ladies Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs
  • Semolian Warriors Mardi Gras Indians
  • Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
  • Seva Venet & the Storyville String Band
  • Shades of Praise: New Orleans Interracial Gospel Choir
  • Shamarr Allen & the Underdawgs
  • Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings
  • Silky Sol
  • Smitty Dee’s Brass Band
  • Sonny Landreth
  • Soul Rebels
  • Spencer Bohren
  • St. Joseph the Worker Choir
  • Steel Pulse
  • Stephanie Jordan
  • Stephen Foster’s Foster Family Program
  • Steve Earle
  • Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys
  • Stooges Brass Band
  • Storyville Stompers Brass Band
  • SUBR Jazzy Jags
  • Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspots
  • Supagroup
  • Tab Benoit
  • Tanya & Dorise
  • Tarriona “Tank” Ball & the BlackStar Bangas
  • TBA
  • TBC Brass Band
  • Ted Winn
  • Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience
  • Terri Lyne Carrington’s Mosaic
  • The Batiste Brothers
  • The Bester Singers
  • The Classic New Orleans Revue feat. Frankie Ford, Al “Carnival Time” Johnson, and Robert “Barefootin” Parker with Blue Eyed Soul
  • The Courtyard Kings
  • The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
  • The Dixie Cups
  • The Dynamic Smooth Family Gospel Singers
  • The Electrifying Crown Seekers
  • The Heavenly Melodies Gospel Singers
  • The Johnson Extension
  • The Jones Sisters
  • The Malone Brothers
  • The Neville Brothers
  • The New Orleans Bingo! show
  • The Pfister Sisters
  • The Raymond A. Myles Singers 30th Anniversary
  • The Revealers
  • The Revivalists
  • The Roots of Music Marching Crusaders
  • The Sammy Rimington International Band
  • The Stars of Heaven
  • The Texas Tornados feat. Flaco Jiminez, Augie Myers, and Shawn Sahm
  • The Wimberly Family
  • Theresa Andersson
  • Tim Laughlin
  • Tom McDermott & Friends
  • Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
  • Tommy Sancton’s New Orleans Legacy Band
  • Tonia Powell & the Left Field Band
  • Tonia Scott & Anointed Voices
  • Topsy Chapman & Solid Harmony
  • Tornado Brass Band
  • Treme Brass Band
  • Tribute to Alex Chilton feat. Dave Pirner, Alex McMurray, Susan Cowsill, and Rene Coman
  • Tribute to Wardell Quezergue feat. Jean Knight, The Dixie Cups, and more,
  • Trombone Shorty
  • Tulane University Jazz Band
  • Tyronne Foster & the Arc Singers
  • UNO Jazz Allstars
  • Val & Love Alive Fellowship Choir
  • Versailles Lion Dance Team
  • Victor Goines
  • VIP Ladies, Original Big 7, and Original Four Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs
  • Vivaz!
  • Voice of the Wetlands Allstars
  • Voices of Peter Claver
  • Walter “Wolfman” Washington & the Roadmasters
  • Wanda Rouzan
  • Washboard Rodeo
  • Watson Memorial Music Ministry
  • Wayne Toups & ZyDeCajun
  • Wendell Brunious & the Music Masters
  • Westbank Steppers, Valley of Silent Men, Pigeon Town Steppers, New Generation, and Undefeated Divas Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs
  • Wild Red Flame, Buffalo Hunters, and Apache Hunters Mardi Gras Indians
  • Wild Tchoupitoulas, Wild Apaches, Cherokee Hunters, and Young Magnolias Mardi Gras Indians
  • Women in Jazz
  • Woodshed: Trombone
  • Wycliff Gordon
  • Xavier University Jazz Ensemble
  • Yolanda Adams
  • Young Band Nation Blues Project
  • Young Fellaz Brass Band
  • Young Guardians of the Flame
  • Young Pinstripe Brass Band
  • Young Tuxedo Jazz Band
  • Yvette Landry Band
  • Zac Brown Band
  • Zazou City
  • Zebra
  • Zion Harmonizers
  • Zulu Male Ensemble

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