This year’s Jazz Fest lineup is out and is what you would expect: tons of bands from many genres and various levels of fame, plus a generous helping of local performers. The headliners this year include Bruce Springsteen, Christina Aguilera, the recently twerked-upon Robin Thicke, Robert Plant, Phish, John Fogerty, Lyle Lovett, Santana, Vampire Weekend, Trey Songz, the Alabama Shakes, Public Enemy, Arcade Fire, Vampire Weekend and others.
For the full list, visit nojazzfest.com. Below is a list of local performers making it across the Basin, listed by the day they perform.
FRIDAY, APRIL 25
Wayne Toups & ZyDeCajun, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas,, Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie, Lil’ Buck Sinegal Blues Band, Jaryd Lane & The Parish, Jimmy Breaux & Friends
SATURDAY, APRIL 26
Sonny Landreth, Zachary Richard, Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience, Jeffery Broussard and the Creole Cowboys, Sarah Jayde & the Sharecroppers
SUNDAY, APRIL 27
Jambalaya Cajun Band with special guest D.L. Menard, Keith Frank & the Soileau Zydeco Band, Cedric Watson & Bijou Creole
THURSDAY, MAY 1
Bernard, Buckwheat Zydeco, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet, Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys, Lil’ Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers
FRIDAY, MAY 2
Lost Bayou Ramblers, Warren Storm - Willie Tee & Cypress Band with special guest T.K. Hulin
SATURDAY, MAY 3
Marc Broussard, Savoy Family Cajun Band, Pine Leaf Boys, Corey Ledet & his Zydeco Band, Hobgoblin Hill Puppets
SUNDAY, MAY 4
Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band, Feufollet, Roddie Romero & the Hub City All StarsHuval-Fuselier Cajun Band