Jazz Fest Announces the Lineup for 2020

10:29 January 16, 2020
By: Staff

Headlining the Festival will be: The Who, Dead & Company, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Lizzo, Lionel Richie, The Lumineers, The Black Crowes, Lenny Kravitz, Brandi Carlile, The Avett Brothers, Norah Jones, Trombone Shorty, Erykah Badu, H.E.R., The Beach Boys, The Revivalists, Elvis Costello, Irma Thomas and Over 600 More

To Appear at the 2020 New Orleans Jazz Fest
April 23 - April 26 & April 30 - May 3
Tickets and VIP Packages on Sale Now!

New Orleans, LA (January 16, 2020)-The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell today announced the music lineup for the 2020 Festival scheduled for April 23 - 26 and April 30 - May 3. Jazz Fest annually celebrates the unique culture and heritage of New Orleans and Louisiana, alongside unforgettable performances by nationally and internationally renowned guest artists. With 14 stages and over 650 bands performing virtually every kind of American music, Jazz Fest presents one of the world's most diverse music festival lineups. Almost half a million fans annually flock to the Fair Grounds Race Course for the eight-day event, which has been called America's best festival. Artists scheduled to appear at the 2020 Jazz Fest include:

The Who, Dead & Company, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Lizzo, Lionel Richie, The Lumineers, The Black Crowes, Lenny Kravitz, Brandi Carlile, The Avett Brothers, Norah Jones, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Erykah Badu, H.E.R., The Beach Boys, The Revivalists, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Of Monsters and Men, Irma Thomas, Nicky Jam, Wu-Tang Clan featuring The Soul Rebels, John Prine, Maggie Rogers, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Aaron Neville, Buddy Guy, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Jimmy Cliff, Brittany Howard, Jon Batiste & Friends, The Isley Brothers, Tank and The Bangas, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Chick Corea: Vigilette, Keb' Mo', Kool & the Gang, Rickie Lee Jones, Big Freedia, Galactic, Anthony Hamilton, Chris Isaak, Jenny Lewis, PJ Morton, Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective, The War And Treaty, The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Mike Campbell & TDK, El Gran Combo de Puerto Rico, Cyril Neville, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, David Sanborn with special guest Randy Brecker, Hurray for the Riff Raff, Fred Hammond, The Radiators, Anders Osborne, Samantha Fish, Shovels & Rope, Tab Benoit, Charlie Musselwhite, Lowrider Band, Tribute to Dr. John, Tribute to Art Neville, Southside Johnny & the Asbury Jukes, Walter Wolfman Washington, Boyfriend, Asleep at the Wheel, The Subdudes, Doug Kershaw, Molly Tuttle, Puss N Boots, Marcia Ball, Playing For Change Band, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band pays tribute to Dave Bartholomew, Arturo Sandoval, John Scofield & Dave Holland Duo, Kermit Ruffins and the Barbecue Swingers, Cimafunk, Rebirth Brass Band, Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Cowboy Mouth, Davell Crawford, Low Cut Connie, Christone "Kingfish" Ingram, iLe, Pirulo y La Tribu of Puerto Rico, GIVERS, Seratones, George Porter Jr. & Runnin' Pardners, Antonio Sánchez & Migration, New Breed Brass Band, Sweet Crude, Les Filles de Illighadad of Niger, Great Gambian Griots: Jali Bakary Konteh and Pa Bobo Jobarteh, Hot 8 Brass Band, Ellis Marsalis, Lil' Ed & the Blues Imperials, Baby Boyz Brass Band, Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas, Tracksuit Wedding, Savoy Family Cajun Band, Banu Gibson, C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band, William Prince, Ranky Tanky, Plena Libre, La Tribu de Abrante of Puerto Rico, Ronnie

Lamarque, New Orleans Gospel Soul Children, Tyronne Foster & The Arc Singers, Martha Redbone, Fi Yi Yi & the Mandingo Warriors, Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers, Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen, Michael Stuart, PJ Sin Suela, John Boutte, Original Pigeon Town Steppers and Original New Orleans Lady Buckjumpers Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs, Deacon John, Big Chief Monk and the Golden Eagles Mardi Gras Indians and hundreds more!!!

Click HERE for the official 2020 Jazz Fest talent announcement video.

The 2020 Cultural Exchange Pavilion will showcase Puerto Rico's vibrant music and culture. Puerto Rican bomba, plena, salsa and reggaeton rhythms will echo across the Festival with parades and live performances on various stages. Over 150 Puerto Rican artists, including 18 bands will be featured, ranging from salsa legends El Gran Combo to cuatro guitar virtuoso Christian Nieves and reggaeton superstar Nicky Jam. Inside the Pavilion, a dozen Puerto Rican visual artists and master artisans will share their traditions and creative processes throughout the eight days of the Festival. In keeping with the Pavilion's eclectic world music programming, stage performances by international artists from Gambia, Niger and Cuba, in addition to Puerto Rico, will be included in the Pavilion.

Tickets go on sale to the general public today at 12:00 p.m. through www.nojazzfest.com. New ticketing options are available for Jazz Fest 2020, including 4-day weekend passes. (Please see the attached ticketing page for detailed information.) Single-day general admission tickets can also be purchased in-person at the Smoothie King Center Box Office starting on Tuesday, January 21.

Children's tickets (ages 2 - 10) are still only $5 and are available at the gate only. The "Locals Thursday" tradition will continue on both April 23 and April 30 when Louisiana residents who present valid identification at the gate can purchase up to two admissions for $50 each. Additional details are available at the Festival website.

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