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Event: 'New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival'

City Wide Events
Events Happening in New Orleans
Date: Sunday, April 28, 2013 At 11:00 AM
Duration: 1 Day

New Orleans Fairgrounds, last weekend of April - first weekend of May. A musical celebration held at the Fairgrounds Race Track and celebrated throughout the city. Music, food, crafts, and more music! Outdoor stages host jazz, R&B, gospel, African, Caribbean, Cajun, blues, ragtime, folk, bluegrass, reggae and country music, with evening performances happening at venues all around town. Hundreds of unofficial street bands, local artists, crafts and food.

Musical Artists for April 28:

Dave Matthews Band
•Earth, Wind & Fire
•B.B. King
•Gipsy Kings

Juan Luis Guerra y 440
•Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers
Dianne Reeves
•The Nevilles
•Better Than Ezra
•Little Joe Y La Familia
•C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band
Honey Island Swamp Band
•Little Freddie King Blues Band
Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & the Golden Eagles Mardi Gras Indians
Treme Brass Band’s Tribute to Uncle Lionel Batiste
Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys
•Big Sam’s Funky Nation
Martha Redbone Roots Project
•The Selvy Singers
Brother Tyrone & the Mindbenders
•Luther Kent & Trickbag
Magary Lord of Bahia-Brazil
•Kristin Diable & The City
•Andrew Duhon
Rumba Buena
•Gregg Stafford and the Jazz Hounds
Tribute to Kid Ory: Hot Trombones
•The Zion Harmonizers
Midnite Disturbers
•Raw Oyster Cult
Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band
•Khris Royal & Dark Matter
Hurray For The Riff Raff
•Don Vappie & the Creole Jazz Serenaders
Clive Wilson’s New Orleans Serenaders with guest Butch Thompson
Yellow Bird Indian Dancers
•Stoney Creek
Jo “Cool” Davis with guests BJ Crosby and Barbara Shorts
Famous Rocks of Harmony
•Smitty Dee’s Brass Bad
Ninth Ward Hunters and Ninth Ward Navajo Mardi Gras Indians
Natalie Mae and Her Unturned Tricks
The Blues Masters feat. "Big Al" Carson
Jesse McBride presents the Next Generation Big Band
The Shannon Powell Quintet feat. Charlie Gabriel
•Bamboula 2000
Kid Simmons’ Local International Allstars
•The Session
•Tuba Skinny
Tornado Brass Band
•Calvin Johnson
Franklin Avenue Baptist Church Mass Choir
•Kim Che’re
Dog Hill Stompers
Culu Children’s Traditional African Dance Company & Stiltwalkers
Big Steppers, Furious Five and Untouchables Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs
Johnette Downing and Scott Billington
Tulane University Jazz Ensemble
“Sundays in Congo Square “ presented by the Congo Square Preservation Society
Rising Dragon Lion Dance Team
Kai Knight’s Silhouette Dance Ensemble
The First Division, Olympia Aid, New Look, and Men of Class Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs
Golden Star Hunters and Big Chief Kevin Goodman & the Flaming Arrows Mardi Gras Indians
Nineveh Baptist Church Mass Choir
McTeggart Irish Dancers of Louisiana
•Rose Anne Ste. Romain
Bishop Sean Elder & The Mt. Herman Baptist Church Mass Choir
Shawee Indians and Black Eagles Mardi Gras Indians

Ed Volker