New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Shares 2023 Daily Artist Lineups

February 3, 2023
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Shares 2023 Daily Artist Lineups

Photo Credit: Marc Millman

Today, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival delivered its daily artist lineups for the 2023 event,  which is slated to take place at the Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots during the week-long celebration of music, culture, art, and cuisine from April 28 through 30 and May 4 through 7. The gathering will mark the 52nd edition of the festival, which dates back to 1970.

On the first day of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Friday, April 28 performers such as Lizzo, Robert Plant and Alison Krauss, as well as local mainstays like Big Freedia, Tank and The Bangas and more will deliver musical sets. In continuation of the event, the second day, Saturday, April 29 will boast appearances by Ed Sheeran, Steve Miller Band, The Revivalists, Taj Mahal Quartet and others. 

Sunday, April 30 will see a highly anticipated performance by Tedeschi Trucks Band, in addition to music courtesy of Gary Clark Jr., Jill Scott, Kenny Loggins, Los Lobos, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk and Marcus King–just to name a few. 

After a pause in the celebration, the event will reconvene the following Friday, May 4 with Santana, Leon Bridges, Buddy Guy, Morgan Heritage, Larkin Poe and more. Then, Saturday, May 5 will feature Jon Batiste, Kane Brown, Ludacris, Irma Thomas, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Eric Gales, The Soul Rebels and many more artists. Saturday, May 6 will see Dead & Company, The Lumineers, H.E.R., Preservation Hall Jazz Band, John Hiatt & The Goners and others.

Finally, on the last day of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, Sunday, May 7 will include Mumford & Sons, Tom Jones, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, NE-YO, Herbie Hancock, Melissa Etheridge, Galactic featuring Anjelika ‘Jelly’ Joseph, The Radiators and a plethora of additional talents acts. 

In addition to today’s lineup announcement, the folks behind the annual event also shared that single-day tickets are now available. To learn more and purchase admission to New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, follow this link

Scroll down to view the daily artist lineups for the 2023 edition of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. 

Friday, April 28

Lizzo, Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, Wu-Tang Clan + The Soul Rebels, Big Freedia, Tank and The Bangas, Mavis Staples, Nicholas Payton ft. MonoNeon & Corey Fonville, Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers, Allison Russell, Dragon Smoke, Charlie Musselwhite, New Orleans Classic Recording Revue featuring The Dixie Cups, Clarence “Frogman” Henry, Wanda Rouzan, and Al “Carnival Time” Johnson, Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience, La Tribu de Abrante, Plena Libre, Tambuyé, and the Vejigante Parade with Casa de la Plena Tito Matos of Puerto Rico, Bassekou Kouyate of Mali, Rey Vallenato & Beto Jamaica of Colombia, Something Else! featuring Vincent Herring, James Carter, Randy Brecker, Lewis Nash, Dave Kikoski, Paul Bollenback & Essiet Essie, Seratones, Omari Neville And The Fuel, John “Papa” Gros, Gregg Martinez & the Delta Kings with special guests TK Hulin and Johnnie Allan, Motel Radio, Paul Sanchez and The Rolling Road Show, Original Pinettes Brass Band, Jason Marsalis with special guest Warren Wolf, Steve Riley & the Mamou Playboys, Luther Kent & Trickbag, Germaine Bazzle, Tommy McLain + CC Adcock, Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie, Helen Gillet, George Dean & the Gospel 4, Doreen’s Jazz New Orleans, King Oliver Creole Jazz Band Centennial led by Don Vappie, 79rs Gang, Storyville Stompers Brass Band, CASMÈ, glbl wrmng, Leroy Jones & New Orleans’ Finest, Curley Taylor and Zydeco Trouble, Kevin & The Blues Groovers, Baby Boyz Brass Band, Max Moran & Neospectric, Margie Perez & Her Trio Latino, Tyron Benoit Band, John Fohl, Hot Club of New Orleans, Craig Klein’s Musical Conversations on Lucien Barbarin, Jon Roniger and The Good For Nothin’ Band, Native Nations Intertribal, Shades of Praise: New Orleans Interracial Gospel Choir, The Tanglers Bluegrass Band, Bonsoir, Catin, Semolian Warriors and Wild Apaches Mardi Gras Indians, Inspirational Gospel Singers, On the Levee Jazz Band, Lyle Henderson, Arthur Clayton and Anointed For Purpose, Free Spirit Brass Band, Ladies of Unity, Black Flame Hunters, Golden Comanche, and Golden Sioux Mardi Gras Indians, DJ Ro, Arrianne Keelen, Lady Tambourine, Kid Simmons’ Local International Allstars, Loyola University Jazz Ensemble, Gray Hawk presents Southeastern Native American Lore & Tales, Mount Hermon Baptist Church Delegation Choir, New Wave Brass Band, Big Nine, Keep n It Real, and We Are One Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs, The Gospel Inspirations of Boutte, David & Roselyn, Kat Walker Jazz Band – Scat with Ms. Kat, ISL Circus Arts, KID smART Showcase…

Saturday, April 29

Ed Sheeran, Steve Miller Band, Jazmine Sullivan, The Revivalists, Taj Mahal Quartet, Leo Nocentelli, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Catherine Russell, Samantha Fish & Jesse Dayton, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Angelique Kidjo, The Gospel Soul of Irma Thomas, Sonny Landreth, The Campbell Brothers, Maggie Koerner, Sweet Crude, Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspots, La Tribu de Abrante, Plena Libre, Ángel “Papote” Alvarado y el Grupo Esencia, Conjunto Típico Samaritano, and Tambuyé of Puerto Rico, Cory Wong, The Zion Harmonizers, Tuba Skinny, The Johnson Extension, Leah Chase, Tonya Boyd-Cannon, Cedric Watson et Bijou Creole, Johnny Sketch & the Dirty Notes, Mia Borders, Charmaine Neville Band, 3D Na’Tee, Dee-1, Pat McLaughlin, Soul Brass Band, Roddie Romero & the Hub City All-stars, Deak Harp, The Lawrence Sieberth Collective featuring Oz Noy, Dave Jordan & the NIA, John Michael Bradford and The Vibe, Wendell Brunious and the New Orleans Allstars, Herbert McCarver & The Pin Stripe Brass Band, Higher Heights Reggae Band, Javier Olondo and AsheSon, Creole Wild West Mardi Gras Indians, Panorama Jazz Band, Puerto Rican Vejigante Parade with Casa de la Plena Tito Matos, John Lawrence & Ven Pa’ Ca Flamenco Ensemble with Antonio Hidalgo of Spain, Black Magic Drumline, Paulin Brothers Brass Band, Secret Six, Dr. Brice Miller & Mahogany Brass Band, Da Lovebirds featuring Robin Barnes and Pat Casey, Lane Mack, Mitch Woods & His Rocket 88’s, Alexey Marti, New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian Rhythm Section, Anne Elise Hastings & her Revolving Cast of Characters, Dominic Scott, Tonia Scott and the Anointed Voices, Franklin Avenue Baptist Church Choir, Golden Star Hunters, Apache Hunters, and Black Hawk Hunters Mardi Gras Indians, Young Fellaz Brass Band, The Desert Nudes, Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express, Clive Wilson’s New Orleans Serenaders, Archdiocese of New Orleans Choir, Tulane BAM Ensemble, Native Nations Intertribal, DJ Arie Spins, The Chosen Ones Brass Band, Devastation, Single Ladies, Nine Time Ladies, Single Men, Nine Times, and Uptown Swingers Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs, Washitaw Nation and Wild Red Flames Mardi Gras Indians, New Hope Baptist Church Mass Choir, Brasshearts Brass Band, Brazos Huval’s Student Showcase, The RRAAMS, The Knockaz Brass Band, Sisters of Change, Sisters of Unity, Valley of Silent Men, and Westbank Steppers Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs, Grey Seal Puppets, Coolie Family Gospel Singers…

Sunday, April 30

Tedeschi Trucks Band, Gary Clark Jr., Jill Scott, Kenny Loggins: His Final Tour, Los Lobos, Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, Marcus King, Jamie Cullum, Jon Cleary & the Absolute Monster Gentlemen, Cyril Neville, Rebirth Brass Band, Mdou Moctar, Big Chief Monk Boudreaux & the Golden Eagles, Davell Crawford, Cha Wa, Little Freddie King Blues Band, Lost Bayou Ramblers, Tribute to Sidney Bechet featuring Donald Harrison Jr. and Aurora Nealand with Dr. Michael White, Honey Island Swamp Band, The Iguanas, Shamarr Allen, Creole String Beans, Lil’ Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers, Ángel “Papote” Alvarado y el Grupo Esencia, Conjunto Típico Samaritano, and Tambuyé of Puerto Rico, Russell Batiste & Friends, Charlie Gabriel & Roger Lewis, Adonis Rose & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra featuring Jazzmeia Horn, Dr. Bobby Jones, George French & New Orleans Storyville Band, Jordan Family Tribute to Kidd Jordan featuring Stephanie, Rachel, Marlon, and Kent Jordan, Stooges Brass Band, Andrew Duhon, Kristin Diable & The City, Eric Johanson, People Museum, Kenny Neal, Javier Gutierrez & VIVAZ!, Midnite Disturbers, Naughty Professor, The Iceman Special, Preservation Brass, Gregg Stafford’s Jazz Hounds, The New Orleans Guitar Masters featuring John Rankin, Jimmy Robinson, and Cranston Clements, Young Men Olympian Jr. Benevolent Association, The Pfister Sisters, T’Monde, Brother Tyrone & The Mindbenders, Raphael Bas and Harmonouche, Bill Summers & Jazalsa, New Leviathan Oriental Foxtrot Orchestra, John Mahoney Big Band featuring Meryl Zimmerman, New Orleans Gospel Soul Children, Fi Yi Yi & the Mandingo Warriors, Puerto Rican Vejigante Parade with Casa de la Plena Tito Matos, Da Truth Brass Band, First Division Rollers, Furious Five, and New Look Social Aid & Pleasure Club, Jonté Landrum, Kathryn Rose Wood, Trombone Shorty Academy, Native Nations Intertribal, Zulu Male Ensemble, The Junior League, Vegas Cola Band, Ninth Ward Hunters, 8th Ward Black Seminole, and Shining Star Hunters Mardi Gras Indians, Kumbuka African Drum & Dance Collective, Johnette Downing and Scott Billington, Otis Wimberly Sr. & The Wimberly Family Gospel Singers, David Reis, Watson Memorial Teaching Ministries Mass Choir, The Showers, 21st Century Brass Band, Divine Ladies, Family Ties, and New Generation Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs, NOCCA Jazz Ensemble, Pastor Jai Reed, All for One Brass Band, OperaCréole, Rising Dragon Lion Dance Team, Big 6 Brass Band, Untouchables and Big Steppers Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs, Kai Knight’s Dance Academy, Black Foot Hunters, Young Brave Hunters, and Uptown Warriors Mardi Gras Indians…

Thursday, May 4

Santana, Leon Bridges, Buddy Guy, Morgan Heritage, Larkin Poe, Cowboy Mouth, Hot 8 Brass Band, Bonerama, Rockin’ Dopsie Jr & the Zydeco Twisters, DJ Shub presents War Club Live, Artemis, Ceferina Banquez of Colombia, RAM of Haiti, 6 HEARTS of Prince Edward Island, John Mooney & Bluesiana, Meschiya Lake & the Little Big Horns, Charlie Sepulveda & The Turnaround, Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspots, J & the Causeways, Astral Project, Durand Jones, Ronnie Lamarque, The Johnny Sansone Band, David Batiste & the Gladiators, Jo-EL Sonnier, Joy Clark, Michael Doucet & Chad Viator avec Lâcher Prise, Atabal, Tambuyé, and the Vejigante Parade with Casa de la Plena Tito Matos of Puerto Rico, Corey Ledet Zydeco, The Rumble featuring Chief Joseph Boudreaux Jr., Khris Royal & Dark Matter, Ray Boudreaux, The Revelers, Ricky Sebastian, Banu Gibson, Aurora Nealand’s Royal Roses, Mahmoud Chouki, The Quickening, Papa Mali Trio, Shantytown Underground, Roderick Harper, Thunder Hill, Ty Morris & H.O.W., Spy Boy J & Thee Storm Mardi Gras Indians, The Jones Sisters, Kiara Hicks, Loose Cattle, Jenn Howard, Jamil Sharif, The Slick Skillet Serenaders, Donny Broussard and the Louisiana Stars, D.K. Harrell, Big Chief Dow & the Timbuktu Warriors and Young Seminole Hunters Mardi Gras Indians, Will Dickerson, Tommy Sancton’s New Orleans Legacy Band, Xeno Moonflower, Forgotten Souls, Sons of Jazz Brass Band, New Orleans Music Program led by Donald Harrison Jr., Zack Landry & Phaze, Flagboy Giz, Voices of Femme Fatale, Blato Zlato, The Maroons, One Mind Brass Band, Lady Prince of Wales, Women of Class, Men of Class Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs, Musical Diversity in India with Andrew McLean and Mehnaz Hoosein, Black Mohawk and Cheyenne Mardi Gras Indians, Eleanor McMain High School “Singing Mustangs”, L. B. Landry High School Gospel Choir, Voices of Pride Edna Karr School Gospel Choir, One Shot Brass Band, VIP Ladies and Original Four Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs, Tchefunky Playground, The Hoot-n-Holler Inn, Calliope Puppets…

Friday, May 5

Jon Batiste, Kane Brown, Ludacris, Irma Thomas, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Eric Gales, The Soul Rebels, Christian McBride’s New Jawn, Marcia Ball, Big Sam’s Funky Nation, Eric Lindell, John Boutté, Sue Foley, CJ Chenier & The Red Hot Louisiana Band, Savoy Family Cajun Band, Big Chief Donald Harrison Jr., Chris Thomas King, Atabal, La Raíz – Bomba Mayagüezana, and Tambuyé of Puerto Rico, Wayne Toups, Alynda Segarra, Mariachi Jalisco, Amanda Shaw, Pine Leaf Boys, Coltrane Legacy featuring Tony Dagradi & Trevarri, Ceferina Banquez of Colombia, Tribute to Ma Rainey featuring Thais Clark, Yolanda Robinson, and the Lars Edegran Band, Trumpet Mafia, Big Chief Juan & Jockimo’s Groove, New Breed Brass Band, The Lilli Lewis Project, New Orleans Klezmer AllStars, Yvette Landry & the Jukes, Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys, Buckwheat Zydeco Jr. and The Ils Sont Partis Band, Rumba Buena, Malcolm Williams with the New Orleans Celebration Choir, The Topcats, Puerto Rican Vejigante Parade with Casa de la Plena Tito Matos, Ingrid Lucia, Mark Braud’s New Orleans Jazz Giants, Tim Laughlin, Sam Price & the True Believers, Sierra Green & The Soul Machine, J. Monque’D Blues Revue, Marc Stone, Gerald French & the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band, Undivided Band, Michael Juan Nunez, Deelow Diamond Man, Kris Baptiste, Dustin Dale Gaspard, Pocket Aces Brass Band, 7th Ward Creole Hunters, Black Feathers, and Buffalo Hunters Mardi Gras Indians, Stephen Walker, Josh Kagler & Harmonistic Praise Crusade, The Gray Hawk Band, Kelly Love Jones, Sam Dickey and Read the Sands, Big Chief Bird & The Young Hunters Tribe, Betty Winn & One A-Chord, Jackson Square All Star Brass Band, Kris Tokarski Jazz Band, André Bohren + The Electric Yat Quartet presents Peter & The Wolf, Kim Che’re, Louis Ford & his New Orleans Flairs, Lady Tambourine, Glenn Hartman and The Earthtones, Delgado College Jazz Band, Dynamic Smooth Family of Slidell, The Bester Singers, Wild Mohicans and Wild Tchoupitoulas Mardi Gras Indians, St. Joseph the Worker Music Ministry, Smitty Dee’s Brass Band, Old & Nu Style Fellas, Original Big Seven, and Scene Boosters Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs, Pastor Tyrone Jefferson, The Rocks of Harmony, Treme Sidewalk Steppers, Donald Lewis, NOCOA Community Choir, Thunder Hill, New Generation Brass Band, Lady & Men Rollers and The Perfect Gentleman Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs, Swingin’ with John Saavedra, Square Dance NOLA, Young Audiences of Louisiana Performing Arts Showcase…

Saturday, May 6

Dead & Company, The Lumineers, H.E.R., Preservation Hall Jazz Band, John Hiatt & The Goners, Keb’ Mo’, Farruko, Robert Randolph Band, Anders Osborne, Hurray for the Riff Raff, George Porter Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners, Dee Dee Bridgewater, David Shaw, Terence Blanchard featuring The E-Collective and Turtle Island Quartet, BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet, Boyfriend, Leyla McCalla, Deacon John, Judith Owen & Her Gentlemen Callers, Glen David Andrews Band, Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers, Chubby Carrier & The Bayou Swamp Band, Dr. Michael White’s Original Liberty Jazz Band featuring Thais Clark, New Orleans Nightcrawlers, Anthony Brown & Group TherAPy, Pirulo y la Tribu, La Raíz – Bomba Mayagüezana, and Emplegoste of Puerto Rico, Kinfolk Brass Band, Tin Men, Tommy Malone, Feufollet, Gregg Stafford & his Young Tuxedo Brass Band, Solid Harmony’s Tribute to Topsy Chapman feat. John Boutté, Hardhead Hunters Mardi Gras Indians, ÌFÉ, Puerto Rican Vejigante Parade with Casa de la Plena Tito Matos, Hasizzle, Los Güiros, Bruce Daigrepoint Cajun Band, Guitar Slim, Jr., Erica Falls and Vintage Soul, Blodie’s Jazz Jam, Jesse McBride, Young Pinstripe Brass Band, James Rivers Movement, Darcy Malone and The Tangle, Kim Carson & The Real Deal, Young Magnolias and Young Eagles Mardi Gras Indians, Anna Moss, Les Freres Michot, Alex McMurray with Glenn Hartman, Gabrielle Cavassa, Northside Skull & Bone Gang, Creole Osceola Black Masking Indians, Louisiana Repertory Jazz Ensemble, Thunder Hill, Bamboula 2000, The N’awlins D’awlins Baby Dolls, Julio y Cesar Band, Mark Brooks & Friends, Southern University Jazzy Jags, Jermaine Landrum & The Abundant Praise Revival Choir, Jessica Harvey & the Difference, E’Dana, Black Magic Drumline, Treces del Sur – New Orleans Latin Music Band, Debbie Davis & Josh Paxton, 9th Ward Black Hatchet, Wild Squatoulas, and Comanche Hunters Mardi Gras Indians, Connie & Dwight Fitch with the St. Raymond & St. Leo the Great Choir, Da Souljas Brass Band, Dumaine Street Gang and Original Pigeon Town Steppers Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs, The City of Love Music Ministry, Voices of Peter Claver, Stephen Foster’s Foster Family Program, THE TMM PROJECT Featuring Amanda Roberts & Lady Chops, Nineveh Baptist Church Mass Choir, Sporty’s Brass Band, Revolution, The Sudan, and Undefeated Divas Social Aid & Pleasure Club, New Orleans Dance Collective…

Sunday, May 7

Mumford & Sons, Tom Jones, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, NE-YO, Herbie Hancock, Melissa Etheridge, Galactic featuring Anjelika ‘Jelly’ Joseph, The Radiators, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Martha Redbone, Zigaboo Modeliste & The Funk Revue, The Flatlanders, Tab Benoit, Continental Drifters, Delfeayo Marsalis & the Uptown Jazz Orchestra, Kermit Ruffins’ Tribute to Louis Armstrong, Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas, Low Cut Connie, James Andrews & the Crescent City Allstars, Big Chief Bo Dollis Jr. & the Wild Magnolias, Jeremy Davenport, The Deslondes, Bon Bon Vivant, Ronnie Bell, Charlie Gabriel and Friends, Don Vappie & his Creole Jazz Serenaders, Treme Brass Band, Flow Tribe, Lulu & the Broadsides, The Roots of Music Marching Crusaders, Lena Prima, Mississippi Mass Choir, David Torkanowsky: A Tribute to The ELM Music Company, Pirulo y la Tribu, La Raíz – Bomba Mayagüezana, and Emplegoste of Puerto Rico, Fermin Ceballos Band, Jonathon “Boogie” Long, TBC Brass Band, Gal Holiday and the Honky Tonk Revue, Jourdan Thibodeaux et les Rôdailleurs, Joe Dyson Look Within, Ernie Vincent & The Top Notes, Leo Jackson & the Melody Clouds, Jambalaya Cajun Band, Big Chief Kevin Goodman & Flaming Arrows Mardi Gras Indians, Tyrone Foster & the Arc Singers, Puerto Rican Vejigante Parade with Casa de la Plena Tito Matos, Malentina, Tom McDermott, Sweet Cecilia, New Birth Brass Band, Papo y Son Mandao, New Soul Inc., Lars Edegran’s New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra, Sabine McCalla & Sam Doores, DJ Captain Charles, Terry and the Zydeco Bad Boys, Don “Moose” Jamison Heritage School of Music, Thunder Hill, The Palm Court Jazz Band, Craig Adams & Higher Dimensions of Praise, The Electrifying Crown Seekers, High Steppers Brass Band, Arthur & Friends Community Choir, Evangelist Jackie Tolbert, Real Untouchable Brass Band, Original New Orleans Lady Buckjumpers and Prince of Wales Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs, Big Chief Trouble & Trouble Nation, Seminoles, Mohawk Hunters, and Monogram Hunters Mardi Gras Indians, Rainy Eyes Band, UNO Jazz All Stars, Young Guardians of the Flame, Algiers Warriors Black Masking Indians, Val and Love Alive, Free Agents Brass Band, Good Fellas, Men Buckjumpers, and Original CTC Steppers Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs, Culu Children Traditional African Drum & Dance Ensemble with Stiltwalkers, Dancing Grounds Elite Feet Dance Krewe & Youth Co., Mestre Curtis Pierre “Samba Man”…

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