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New Orleans Jazz Fest 2016 Schedule, April 28 Music Lineup

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2016
    April 22 - May 1, 2016


    The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is a festival in which thousands of musicians, cooks and crafts people come together to present a 10 day cultural feast. The Louisiana Heritage Fair showcases wonderful music on multiple stages. There is delicious Louisiana cuisine in 2 large food areas. Crafts artisans from the region and around the world demonstrate and sell their works. The Festival celebrates the music and culture of New Orleans and Louisiana.
    The Louisiana Heritage Fair is held at the Fair Grounds Race Course located at 1751 Gentilly Boulevard, just 10 minutes from the French Quarter. The Jazz Fest Hours are 11:00 am. to 7:00 pm.

    Thursday, April 28, 2016 Schedule - Jazz Fest Music Lineup
Acura Stage
  • Colin Lake - 11:20 - 11:55
  • George Porter Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners - 12:20 - 1:10
  • Sonny Landreth - 1:30 - 2:25
  • Gary Clark Jr. - 3:00 - 4:20
  • Tedeschi Trucks Band with special guests Jimmie Vaughan and Billy F. Gibbons - 5:00 - 7:00



Gentilly Stage
  • Javier Gutierrez & Vivaz - 11:20 - 12:10
  • Mia Borders - 12:30 - 1:20
  • Lost Bayou Ramblers with special guests Rickie Lee Jones and Spider Stacy - 1:45 - 3:10
  • Brandi Carlile - 3:40 - 4:55
  • Elvis Costello & The Imposters - 5:30 - 7:00

Congo Square Stage
  • The GRÏD featuring Nesby Phips - 11:20 - 11:55
  • Higher Heights Reggae - 12:15 - 1:05
  • New Birth Brass Band - 1:25 - 2:15
  • Cyril Neville & SwampFunk - 2:45 - 3:45
  • The Suffers - 4:10 - 5:10
  • Flo Rida5:50 - 7:00

Zatarain's / WWOZ Jazz Tent
  • North Penn High School Navy Jazz Band - 11:15 - 12:10
  • Chris Severin - 12:30 - 1:20
  • Marlon Jordan plays the music of Miles, Trane, and Bird - 1:40 - 2:30
  • The Whitfield Family Band - 2:50 - 3:40
  • Stephanie Jordan Big Band - 4:00 - 4:55
  • Snarky Puppy - 5:25 - 6:45



Blues Tent
  • Southern University Jazzy Jags - 11:15 - 12:00
  • Spencer Bohren & the Whippersnappers - 12:20 - 1:10
  • Geno Delafose & French Rockin’ Boogie - 1:30 - 2:30
  • Meschiya Lake and The Little Big Horns - 2:55 - 3:50
  • Corey Harris Band - 4:15 - 5:20
  • Bernard Allison Group - 5:45 - 7:00

Peoples Health Economy Hall Tent
  • Original Dixieland Jazz Band - 11:20 - 12:10
  • Lars Edegran & the New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra - 12:30 - 1:25
  • Mark Braud’s New Orleans Jazz Giants - 1:45 - 2:45
  • Banu Gibson - 3:05 - 4:00
  • Gerald French & the Original Tuxedo Jazz Band - 4:20 - 5:20
  • Tuba Skinny - 5:40 - 6:35

Sheraton New Orleans Fais Do-Do Stage
  • The Doghill Stompers - 11:15 - 11:55
  • Savoy Family Cajun Band - 12:15 - 1:15
  • Lil’ Nathan & the Zydeco Big Timers - 1:35 - 2:35
  • Bruce Daigrepont Cajun Band - 2:55 - 3:55
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie - 4:25 - 5:35
  • Pine Leaf Boys - 6:00 - 7:00



Jazz & Heritage Stage
  • Spirit of the Orisha - 11:20 - 12:05
  • Big Chief Bird and the Young Hunters Mardi Gras Indians - 12:25 - 1:00
  • Wageirale Drummers - 1:20 - 2:05
  • Bill Summers & Jazalsa - 2:25 - 3:20
  • New Orleans Nightcrawlers Brass Band - 3:40 - 4:40
  • Fi Yi Yi & the Mandingo Warriors - 5:00 - 5:40
  • Free Agents Brass Band - 5:55 - 6:50

Gospel Tent
  • Eleanor McMain “Singing Mustangs” - 11:20 - 12:00
  • The Jones Sisters - 12:10 - 12:50
  • Landry Walker Charter High School Choir - 1:00 - 1:40
  • The Robert Pate Project - 1:50 - 2:35
  • McDonogh #35 High School Gospel Choir - 2:45 - 3:25
  • Jonathan McReynolds - 3:45 - 4:45
  • The Hawkins Family - 5:00 - 5:45
  • Dillard University’s VisionQuest Gospel Chorale - 5:55 - 6:40

Lagniappe Stage
  • Delgado Community College Jazz Ensemble - 11:25 - 12:10
  • T’Monde - 12:35 - 1:30
  • Dave Jordan & the NIA - 1:50 - 2:45
  • Helen Gillet - 3:05 - 4:00
  • Lynn Drury - 4:20 - 5:10
  • The Breton Sound - 5:30 - 6:30

Kids Tent
  • Micaela y Fiesta Flamenca - 11:30 - 12:15
  • Gray Hawk presents Native American Lore - 12:40 - 1:25
  • Kat Walker Band "Scat with Miss Kat" - 1:50 - 2:35
  • Owl Glass Puppets Theatre Co. Southwest - 3:00 - 3:45
  • The Lycée Français de la Nouvelle-Orléans Music Project - 4:10 - 4:55
  • ISL Circus Arts Kids - 5:15 - 6:00

Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage
  • Meschiya Lake Interviewer: Bruce Raeburn - 1:15 - 2:00
  • Buffy Sainte-Marie Interviewer: Alison Fensterstock - 2:30 - 3:15
  • Members of Snarky Puppy Interviewer: Ashley Kahn - 3:30 - 4:15
  • T’Monde Cajun tradition meets classic country harmony Interviewer: Jim Hobbs - 4:30 - 5:15

Note: Artists Subject to Change


Links to Jazz Fest 2016 Daily Performers Schedule

  • April 22, 2016 - Friday

  • April 23, 2016 - Saturday

  • April 24, 2016 - Sunday

  • April 28, 2016 - Thursday

  • April 29, 2016 - Friday

  • April 30, 2016 - Saturday

  • May 1, 2016 - Sunday

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