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|46th annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival - 2015|
- Jazz Fest After Dark 2015
Stay tuned to the Jazz Fest After Dark page for concert announcements & other events taking place in between Jazz Fest weekends. Follow the New Orleans Concert Line on Facebook for breaking concert news.
- Jazz Fest 2015 Dates
The first weekend of Jazz Fest 2015 runs from Friday, April 24th through Sunday, April 26th. The second weekend runs from Thursday, April 30th through Sunday, May 3rd.
- 2015 Jazz Fest Tickets
Tickets for Jazz Fest go on sale on January 13th at Ticketmaster and the Smoothie King Center box office. Single day advance purchase tickets are $58.00. Get more info on tickets and the various VIP packages at the Jazz Fest web site.
- Who's Playing at Jazz Fest in 2015?
Big names for the first weekend of Jazz Fest include Keith Urban, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Wilco, Jimmy Cliff, John Legend, Ryan Adams, Robert Cray, The Who, Jimmy Buffett, Pitbull, and Tony Bennett with Lady Gaga.
The 2nd weekend's lineup includes Lenny Kravitz, Widespread Panic, Alison Krauss, The Word, No Doubt, Chicago, Anthony Hamilton, Elton John, Taj Mahal, Ed Sheeran, Jerry Lee Lewis, T.I., Steve Winwood, Buddy Guy, and Kacey Musgraves.
"Local" performers of note at Jazz Fest include The Meters, Nicholas Payton, Juvenile & Mannie Fresh, Dumpstaphunk with Art Neville, Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas, Galactic with Macy Gray, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Aaron Neville, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, The Radiators, and Dr. John.
See the full list of performers here. Detailed schedules with stages & times will be announced at a later date.
- Jazz Fest Travel
Make your travel plans early for the best deals on rooms and airfare rates. At Priceline.com, you can select your exact hotel or name your own price, see recent winning hotel bids, and check hotel price maps. Other sites to check out for hotels, flights & car rentals include Hotels.com, Travelocity, and Expedia.com.
- Jazz Fest TV
Cable channel AXS TV returns to NOLA for Jazz Fest 2015. The network will cover the second weekend of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival with a three-day broadcast live from New Orleans on May 1-3.
- Sync Up 2015
Sync Up - the Jazz & Heritage Foundation's annual entertainment industry conference - will take place from April 24th-May 2nd, 2015. Events include Sync-Up (music industry conference), Sync Up Cinema (film industry), and Launch Fest (startup conference & demo day). Events take place at the New Orleans Museum of Art.
- WWOZ Brass Pass
The WWOZ Brass Pass is a great way to enjoy Jazz Fest and help support local community radio station WWOZ. For a membership donation of $500 to WWOZ, you'll get a 2015 Brass Pass, which gets you into all 7 days of Jazz Fest and much more. Get the lowdown at WWOZ.org.
- Other New Orleans Events
Can't make it to Jazz Fest? Not to worry - there are festivals and special events year-round in New Orleans. Check the New Orleans Concert Line and our Louisiana Festivals Guide for details.
- Jazz Fest 2014 Flashback
Watch AXS TV's coverage of the 2014 Jazz & Heritage Festival, including performances by John Fogerty, Arcade Fire, Anders Osborne, Bonerama, The Radiators, Dumpstaphunk, Galactic, The Revivalists, Honey Island Swamp Band, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Theresa Andersson, Eric Clapton, Tab Benoit, Robert Plant, Marc Broussard, Alabama Shakes, and more.