New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2018 Lineup w/ Aerosmith, Jack White, Beck, Sting, Jack Johnson, Cage the Elephant, George Benson, Smokey Robinson

Aerosmith, Jack White, Beck, Sting, Jack Johnson, Cage the Elephant, George Benson, Smokey Robinson and many more are set to play the 2018 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.  A complete lineup list can be found below.

April 27-May 6, 2018


The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, often known as Jazz Fest, is an annual celebration of the music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana. The term Jazz Fest also refers to the days surrounding the festival and the many shows at unaffiliated New Orleans nightclubs scheduled during the festival weekends.

2018 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Lineup


Aretha Franklin


Jimmy Buffett and his Acoustic Airmen

Jack White


Lionel Richie

David Byrne
Anita Baker

Bonnie Raitt


Sturgill Simpson

Jack Johnson

Sheryl Crow

Cage The Elephant

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

The Revivalists

Steve Miller Band
Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit

Smokey Robinson


Lyle Lovett and His Large Band
Toots & The Maytals

Aaron Neville

George Benson

Charlie Wilson
Delbert McClinton & Self Made Men

Irma Thomas

Steel Pulse

The Radiators @ 40
Jon Batiste with The Dap-Kings

Big Freedia

Buddy Guy

Old Crow Medicine Show
Blind Boys of Alabama

John Mayall

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Savion Glover

Leslie Odom Jr.
Charles Lloyd & the Marvels with special guest Lucinda Williams

Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
The Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson

Tamela Mann

Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk

Better Than Ezra

Tab Benoit

Dianne Reeves

Telmary y Habana Sana of Cuba
Los Silver Stars of Honduras

Hezekiah Walker

Ron Carter Trio

Rebirth Brass Band
Tank and The Bangas

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band
The Bounce featuring Cupid, 5th Ward Weebie, DJ Jubilee, Partners-N-Crime, Ricky B with DJ Raj Smoove
Archie Shepp Quartet feat. vocalist Marion Rampa

Anders Osborne
Sona Jobarteh and Band of Gambia

Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real
Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & The Golden Eagles Mardi Gras Indians
Jupiter & Okwess of The Democratic Republic of Congo

Kermit Ruffins’ Tribute to Louis Armstrong
Davell Crawford


Chocolate Milk

Ruthie Foster

Big Sam’s Funky Nation
Samantha Fish

The Soul Rebels

Sonny Landreth

Sweet Crude
Jazz Fest celebrates the New Orleans Tricentennial

Walter Trout

Jerron “Blind Boy” Paxton
Pine Leaf Boys

Socks in The Frying Pan of Ireland

Jake Shimabukuro

Sidi Toure of Mali
James Andrews & the Crescent City Allstars

Walter Wolfman Washington and The Roadmasters
George Porter, Jr. & the Runnin’ Pardners

Jon Cleary

Terence Blanchard featuring the E-Collective
Wayne Toups


Cowboy Mouth

Marcia Ball


Christian Scott Atunde Adjuah
The Last Bandoleros

Doug Kershaw & Friends

Bobby Rush

John Boutté

Hiss Golden Messenger
Zachary Richard

Tribute to Jelly Roll Morton with special guest Henry Butler
Darcy Malone & The Tangle

The Walls Group
Jermaine Landrum & the Abundant Praise Revival Choir

Creole Wild West Mardi Gras Indians
Lakou Mizik of Haiti

Imagination Movers

Big Chief Donald Harrison
Kod Kreyol and the Creole Dance Ensemble of Haiti

The Furious Five SA & PC

Nicholas Payton
Don Vappie’s Tribute to King Oliver

Lost Bayou Ramblers
Lena Prima and her Tribute to Louis Prima

John Mooney & Bluesiana

The Lee Boys
The East Pointers of Canada

Royal Teeth

Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-Stars
Meschiya Lake Remembers Sweet Emma Barrett

Hot 8 Brass Band
Tribute to Fats Domino with special guest Jerry Lee Lewis and more