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Tom Petty, Foo Fighters, The Eagles head New Orleans Jazz Fest 2012

on December 13, 2011, 10:59pm

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Foo Fighters, and The Eagles will headline the 44th annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. Set to take place between April 27-29th and May 3-6th at the city’s Fair Grounds Race Course, the festival will also host Bon Iver, My Morning Jacket, Florence and the Machine, Feist, Janelle Monáe, Al Green, Zac Brown Band, John Mayer, and Dr. John and the Lower 911.

Other notable acts includes Allen Toussaint, Jill Scott, The Neville Brothers, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Levon Helm Band with Mavis Staples, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Ne-Yo, The Nevil Brothers, Herbie Hancock and his Band, Esperanza Spalding, Iron & Wine, Rodrigo y Gabriella, Steve Earle, Ani DiFranco, Bruce Hornsby, and Givers. Check out Festival Outlook to see the full lineup.

Single-day and weekend passes go on sale Wednesday, December 14th. Visit the festival’s website for complete pricing information.

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ghost that never lies…
December 14, 2011 at 9:23 pm

great lineup this year.  Man i hope some of these bands come down to South Florida

Paul de Revere
December 14, 2011 at 4:09 am

Already got my hotel. So going.