Jazz Fest 2012 Lineup to be Released TONIGHT

Jeff Tweedy of Wilco @ 2011 || Photo © Jimmy Grotting

Today, The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation announced via their facebook page that the 2012 lineup would be unveiled on Tuesday night at midnight. Around 600 acts are booked for the annual festival, which will be held April 27 through May 6 at the New Orleans Fair Grounds. Also, the festival announced on 12/12 that it will be making a special early announcement on Tuesday, but gave no further details beyond that. I’ve got a hunch that and the Black Keys (both of whom have big touring schedules planned for 2012) will be in the mix, but we’ll have to wait until Tuesday at midnight to find out the whole deal. Until then, check out our Jazz Fest Speculation and Confirmations post here, and let us know who you’d like to see announced next week. Stay tuned for more coverage of Jazz Fest 2012 next week as the details come out and enjoy the videos from the 2011 festival below.

(w/ Cyndi Lauper) – Sprawl II (Jazz Fest 2011)

Jeff Beck – Little Wing

December 8, 2011 |  by  |  Festivals, Jazz Fest, News
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