The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is an annual event that draws nearly half a million attendees to the festival site. It was first held in Congo Square in 1970 and has since become a beloved tradition for music and culture lovers alike. Every year, the JAZZ Foundation & Heritage Gala kicks off the JazzFest season with a celebration of New Orleans music and cuisine. This year's lineup is sure to be just as exciting as ever, with hundreds of artists scheduled to appear, including Michael White & the original Liberty jazzband with Thais Clark and Maynard Chatters, the original Lady Buckjumpers from New Orleans SA & PC, Trumpet Mafia, Charlie Gabriel and his friends, William Prince, Antonio Sanchez and Bad Man, Don Vappie & the Criollo Jazzy Serenaders, Wendell Brunious All Stars, Dumaine Street Gang and Family Ties sa & pcs, 79rs Gang Music Group, Sisters of Unity and Devastation SA &pcs, Wild Red Flame and Mohawk Hunters Mardi Gras Indians.
A ticket to the Krewe of JazzFest is required for all children over the age of 2 to access the Krewe of JazzFest observation area. The Big Chief VIP Experience is the most luxurious way to enjoy the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. All Festival Tickets was founded to help you find ticket and lineup information for your best festival experience. So when will this year's lineup be announced? While there is no definitive answer yet, it's likely that the lineup will be announced sometime in late spring or early summer. Keep an eye on All Festival Tickets for updates on when tickets will go on sale and when the lineup will be revealed.