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New Orleans Jazz Fest 2016 Schedule, April 29 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 for a 10 day cultural festival. The Jazz Fest showcases wonderful music on multiple stages. There is delicious Louisiana cuisine in 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.
    Paul Simon headlines the New Orleans Jazz Fest on Friday, April 29, 2016. Paul Simon has had many hits over the years like, "The Sound of Silence", "Bridge over Troubled Water", "You Can Call Me Al", "Graceland", "Mrs. Robinson", and "Bridge over Troubled Water", just to name a few.

      Friday, April 29, 2016 Schedule - Jazz Fest Music Lineup
Acura Stage
  • AsheSon - 11:20 - 12:00
  • Wayne Toups - 12:20 - 1:20
  • Dirty Dozen Brass Band - 1:45 - 2:55
  • Irma Thomas - 3:20 - 4:30
  • Paul Simon - 5:15 - 6:55



Gentilly Stage
  • Mississippi Rail Company - 11:25 - 12:10
  • Bonerama - 12:35 - 1:35
  • Raw Oyster Cult with some Fishy Friends - 2:00 - 3:15
  • The Revivalists - 3:40 - 4:45
  • My Morning Jacket - 5:30 - 7:00

Congo Square Stage
  • Cole Williams Band - 11:20 - 11:55
  • Tony Hall’s New Orleans Soul Stars Tribute to James Brown - 12:15 - 1:05
  • Shamarr Allen & the Underdawgs - 1:25 - 2:15
  • Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra - 2:45 - 3:45
  • Jazmine Sullivan - 4:05 - 5:05
  • Ms. Lauryn Hill - 5:45 - 7:00

Zatarain's / WWOZ Jazz Tent
  • Derek Douget - 11:20 - 12:05
  • Astral Project - 12:25 - 1:20
  • Nicholas Payton & Afro-Caribbean Mixtape - 1:45 - 2:40
  • John Boutté - 3:00 - 3:55
  • Joe Lovano Us Five featuring James Weideman, Peter Slavov, Otis Brown III and Francisco Mela - 4:20 - 5:35
  • Jesse McBride Big Band - 6:00 - 6:50



Blues Tent
  • J. Monque'D Blues Band with Lil’ Creole Wild West - 11:15 - 11:55
  • Jonathon “Boogie” Long - 12:15 - 1:05
  • Luther Kent & Trickbag - 1:30 - 2:30
  • Cash Box Kings - 2:55 - 3:55
  • John Mooney & Bluesiana - 4:15 - 5:05
  • Elvin Bishop - 5:35 - 7:00

Peoples Health Economy Hall Tent
  • Paulin Brothers Brass Band - 11:20 - 12:15
  • The Pfister Sisters - 12:35 - 1:25
  • Lillian Boutté and Gumbo Z’herbes - 1:45 - 2:40
  • The PresHall Brass - 3:00 - 4:00
  • Wendell Brunious & the New Orleans Gentlemen of Jazz present Louie Louie - 4:20 - 5:20
  • Aurora Nealand & The Royal Roses - 5:40 - 6:35

Sheraton New Orleans Fais Do-Do Stage
  • Feufollet - 11:10 - 11:45
  • Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys - 12:00 - 12:45
  • Creole String Beans with special guest T.K. Hulin - 1:10 - 2:20
  • Honey Island Swamp Band - 2:45 - 3:45
  • Los Lobos perform La Pistola Y El Corazon - 4:25 - 5:45
  • C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band - 6:10 - 7:00



Jazz & Heritage Stage
  • White Cloud Hunters Mardi Gras Indians - 11:15 - 11:50
  • High Steppers Brass Band - 12:05 - 12:55
  • Mariachi Jalisco US - 1:15 - 2:00
  • Sweet Pain featuring Chico Ramos and Supa G of Belize - 2:20 - 3:15
  • T-Ray The Violinist featuring Dreams2Reality - 3:35 - 4:20
  • Herbert McCarver & The Pin Stripe Brass Band - 4:40 - 5:35
  • 101 Runners - 5:55 - 6:55

Gospel Tent
  • The Gospel Inspirations of Boutte - 11:15 - 11:55
  • Pastor Tyrone Jefferson - 12:05 - 12:45
  • Leo Jackson & the Melody Clouds - 12:55 - 1:40
  • The Bester Gospel Singers & The Dynamic Smooth Family Gospel Singers - 1:50 - 2:35
  • Josh Kagler & Praise Delegation Chorale - 2:45 - 3:30
  • Mississippi Mass Choir - 3:50 - 4:50
  • Pastor Jai Reed - 5:05 - 5:50
  • Mount Hermon Baptist Church Praise Delegation Choir - 6:00 - 6:45

Lagniappe Stage
  • Loyola University Jazz Ensemble - 11:30 - 12:15
  • Sean Bruce - 12:35 - 1:30
  • Quiana Lynell and the Lush Life Band - 1:50 - 2:40
  • Cary Hudson & the Piney Woods Players - 3:00 - 3:55
  • Tom McDermott & Friends - 4:15 - 5:10
  • Kenny Bill Stinson & the ARK-LA-Mystics - 5:30 - 6:30

Kids Tent
  • Young Audiences Performing Arts Showcase - 11:30 - 12:15
  • The Swing Setters - 12:40 - 1:25
  • Adella Adella the Storyteller - 1:50 - 2:35
  • The LeBlanc Family Band of the Brazos Huval School of Music - 3:00 - 3:45
  • David & Roselyn - 4:10 - 4:55
  • Lake Forest Charter Jazz Band - 5:15 - 6:00

Allison Miner Music Heritage Stage
  • John Boutté Interviewer: Jason Berry - 12:00 - 12:45
  • The Life and Music of Allen Toussaint with Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville, Renard Poche, Herman LeBeaux, and C. Reginald Toussaint I - 1:00 - 1:45
  • Aurora Nealand & Tom McDermott Interviewer: Michael Tisserand - 2:00 - 2:45
  • Tony Hall The Groove Master Interviewer: Rick Coleman - 3:00 - 3:45
  • C.J. Chenier and Todd Mouton Way Down in Louisiana Interviewer: Herman Fuselier - 4:00 - 4:45

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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