- Jazz Fest 2014 Dates
The first weekend of Jazz Fest 2014 runs from April 25th - April 27th. The second weekend of Jazz Fest 2014 runs from May 1st - May 4th.
- Jazz Fest After Dark 2014
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.
- 2014 Jazz Fest Tickets
Tickets for Jazz Fest are on sale now at Ticketmaster and the New Orleans Arena box office. Single day advance purchase tickets are $55.00 through April 24th (Gate price will be $70). Get more info on tickets and the various VIP packages at the Jazz Fest web site.
- Schedule Updates
The Wailers and Billy Iuso & Restless Natives have been added to the Jazz Fest lineup for Thursday, May 1st. Dottie Peoples has been added to the Sunday, May 4th schedule.
- Who's Playing at Jazz Fest in 2014?
Big names for the first weekend of Jazz Fest include Santana, The Avett Brothers, Phish, Robin Thicke, Robert Plant, Boz Scaggs, Eric Clapton, and Vampire Weekend.
The second weekend's lineup includes The String Cheese Incident, Lyle Lovett, Christina Aguilera, Chaka Khan, Alabama Shakes, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Foster the People, Arcade Fire, and John Fogerty.
"Local" performers of note at Jazz Fest include Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Aaron Neville, Allen Toussaint, Irma Thomas, Rebirth Brass Band, The Radiators, Dumpstaphunk with Art Neville, Anders Osborne, Galactic, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Sonny Landreth, and Davell Crawford.
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 Express
Tickets are now on sale for the Jazz Fest Express, which provides roundtrip air-conditioned transportation to & from the Fair Grounds. Departure points are Steamboat Natchez Dock (French Quarter) and the Sheraton Hotel on Canal Street. Shuttle service starts at 10:30am and runs until all patrons have been transported from the Fair Grounds.
- 2014 Jazz Fest Posters
The official 2014 Jazz and Heritage Festival poster features Preservation Hall and the Preservation Hall Jazz Band. The 2014 Congo Square poster features another New Orleans R&B legend, Ernie K-Doe.
- No Chaz Fest in 2014
Chaz Fest, the annual one day local music festival held between Jazz Fest weekends, has been scratched for 2014.
- 2014 Jazz Fest Gala
The 16th annual Jazz and Heritage Gala is set for April 24, 2014. Proceeds from the annual event benefit the Don Jamison Heritage School of Music. Performers and venue for the 2014 are TBA. See the Jazz and Heritage Foundation web site for tickets and additional info.
- Sync Up 2014
Sync Up - the Jazz & Heritage Foundation's annual entertainment industry conference - is set for April 25-26 and May 2-3, 2014 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 $450 to WWOZ, you'll get a 2014 Brass Pass, which gets you into all 7 days of Jazz Fest and much more. Get the lowdown at WWOZ.org.
- Win A Trip to Jazz Fest 2014
Do you want a chance to win an all expense paid trip for two to see Keller Williams in New Orleans during the 2014 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival? To enter the contest, order the new Keller Williams & More Than A Little album "Funk" prior to December 31st. Go to KellerWilliams.net for complete contest details & rules.