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New Orleans Jazz Fest Schedule Announced

Hometown heroes and international superstars, young and old, all come together in New Orleans for the 2007 Jazz & Heritage Festival, commonly known as Jazz Fest. In a press statement, concert organizers announced the day-to-day schedule, adding John Mayer to the second weekend lineup, from May 4 to 6. The first weekend of the festival runs from April 27 to 29.

The full artist list already includes Van Morrison, Allen Toussaint, Branford Marsalis (pictured), Dr. John, Irma Thomas, Soulive, Galactic, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, The Holmes Brothers, The Allman Brothers Band, Taj Mahal, The Preservation Hall Jazz Band and many, many others.

Some of the local favorites appearing are Big Chief Bo Dollis & the Wild Magnolias, J.D. Hill & the Jammers, Frankie Ford, Joe Krown Organ Combo, Dwayne “Dopsie” & the Zydeco Hellraisers and Soul Rebels.

The massive, detailed events schedule can be found at the official Jazz Fest website.

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