Thursday, January 20, 2011

Bon Jovi returns to Jazz Fest

Bon Jovi is returning to the New Orleans Jazz & Music Heritage Festival in 2011 after making its Jazz Fest debut in 2009. Other headlining acts this year include Arcade Fire, Sonny Rollins, Kid Rock, Wilco, Willie Nelson, Lauryn Hill, John Mellencamp, the Strokes, Jimmy Buffett, John Legend & the Roots, and Robert Plant.
"The 2011 Jazz Fest lineup will deliver an unprecedented balance of the traditional and the contemporary, in all of the many music categories the Festival presents," said Quint Davis, producer/director of Jazz Fest in a statement. "This lineup reminds us that the artists we grew up with are now the icons of today, and that today's new heroes are tomorrow's heritage. We're honored to be able to once again celebrate the soul of America as only New Orleans and the Jazz Fest can."
Read the full article here.
The festival will take place over two weekends (April 29-May 1, then May 5-8) at Fair Grounds Race Course. For tickets and more details visit the New Orleans Jazz Festival site.

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