January 17, 2013


Black Keys, Frank Ocean, Phoenix Headline New Orleans Jazz Fest

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Head to Kayak.com ASAP to buy those cheap plane tickets to the Big Easy, because this year's New Orleans Jazz Fest is shaping up to be a doozy: The Black Keys, Frank Ocean, Phoenix, Maroon 5, John Mayer, Gary Clark Jr., Band of Horses and many more are all set to perform.

'Who else,' you ask? Try this: Fleetwood Mac, Willie Nelson, Hall & Oates, Jimmy Cliff, Widespread Panic, Dave Matthews, BB King, Billy Joel, Ben Harper, Charles Bradley, Patti Smith, Andrew Bird, Calexico and, yes, even more. Get more details at NOJazzFest.com.

The festival is held over two weekends, April 26-28 and May 2-5, at the Fair Grounds Race Course. The fest is the first announced U.S. show in two years from Phoenix, who are gearing up to release their new album, Bankrupt, this April.