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The lineup for the 50th annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage festival is officially here. This years's lineup headlines some big names such as The Rolling Stones, Katy Perry, Dave Mathews Band, Chris Stapleton, Earth, Wind & Fire, Van Morrison, Jimmy Buffet and Santana.
Other artists included on this year's lineup are Alanis Morissette, Ciara, Doobie Brothers, Al Green, J Balvin, Bonnie Raitt, Jerry Lee Lewis, the Indigo Girls, Logic, Tom Jones, Pitbull, Gladys Knight, Gary Clark Jr., John Fogerty and Chaka Khan.
The 50th annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage festival, like the previous years, will take place over two weekends, April 25th to April 28th, and May 2nd to 5th, with a completely different lineup per night. Earth Wind & Fire will headline the opening night, while Santana will headline the 26th, Katy Perry will headline the 27th, and Morrison is set to headline on the 28th. Meanwhile, The Rolling Stones will open on May 2nd, Stapleton will headline on May 3rd, DMB will headline May 4th, with Jimmy Buffet & The Coral Reefer Band closing out the fest on May 5th. Tickets for the festival will go on sale Friday at 10 AM.