The 2018 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will be held April 27 to May 6 at the New Orleans Fair Grounds in New Orleans. Organizers of the long-running event have detailed the musical lineup for this year’s Jazz Fest.
Among the newly confirmed acts playing Jazz Fest 2018 includes Aerosmith, Aretha Franklin, Sting, Jimmy Buffett and his Acoustic Airmen, Jack White, Beck, Lionel Richie and David Byrne. Jazz Fest 2018 will also present performances by Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, The Revivalists, Steve Miller Band, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Toots & The Maytals, Aaron Neville, Jon Batiste with The Dap-Kings, Blind Boys of Alabama, John Mayall, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Galactic, Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real, Rebirth Brass Band, Tank and the Bangas, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, The Soul Rebels and scores of others. Jazz Fest will host a special tribute to the late great NOLA legend Fats Domino, with featured guest Jerry Lee Lewis.