New Orleans Jazz and Heritage 2017 Jazz Fest lineup. Photo by: Jazz Fest / YouTube
New Orleans Jazz and Heritage 2017 Jazz Fest lineup. Photo by: Jazz Fest / YouTube

Explore Historic New Orleans Music with a Modern Twist

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is set to takeover Crescent City with live performances from international musicians, as well as local music from the city of New Orleans.

One of the most anticipated sets features Nas and The Soul Rebels sharing the stage for a rare and exciting set on Friday, April 28. This special set will help kick off Jazz Fest.


The Soul Rebels will also scheduled to perform at Jazz Fest on Saturday, May 6.

Dawes, a California rock group, recently released We’re All Gonna Die and have been winning over audience in person and on television. They will make a stop at New Orleans Jazz Fest on Sunday, May 7 to share their latest material.

Galactic is one of the most underestimated acts in music. Their career spans over twenty years, and they have helped launch the music festival trend that continues to thrive today. They have become New Orleans music royalty through all of their hard work and dedication. The Galactic live sets at Jazz Fest are must-see moments.

Music goes late into the night during New Orleans Jazz Fest. On Saturday, April 29 Galactic will be performing at Tipitina’s. STS9 will be at the Joy Theater as well on that evening.

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Watch and stream music from these three acts on YouTube below.

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Matthew McGuire is the founder and editor of Crescent Vale News. In 2014, he acquired a master's degree in Professional Media and Media Management from Southern Illinois University Carbondale.