The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell has just released its spectacular lineup for the highly anticipated 2024 edition. The renowned eight-day event, scheduled to take place from April 25 to 28 and May 2 to 5, promises an unforgettable celebration of music, culture, and diversity that draws nearly half a million fans from around the world to the Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans each year.

The 2024 Jazz Fest boasts an extraordinary roster of artists spanning various genres, making it a true musical extravaganza. Headlining the festival are iconic acts like The Rolling Stones, Foo Fighters, Neil Young Crazy Horse, and Queen Latifah. Joining them on the bill are a diverse array of talents, including Chris Stapleton, The Killers, Anderson.Paak & The Free Nationals, HOZIER, Jon Batiste, Vampire Weekend, Greta Van Fleet, and many more.

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With 14 different stages set up across the Fair Grounds Race Course, festival-goers can immerse themselves in a wide range of musical styles, from rock and pop to jazz, blues, and world music. In addition to the big names, local talents will also take the stage, showcasing the vibrant music scene of New Orleans and Louisiana.

One of the unique highlights of this year's festival is the celebration of Colombia's rich musical and cultural diversity at the Expedia Cultural Exchange Pavilion. Seventeen Colombian bands and numerous artisans will bring the sounds and traditions of Colombia to life, with salsa, cumbia, champeta, and more echoing across the stages.

Weekend passes and VIP packages for the festival are on sale now at nojazzfest.com, with single-day tickets set to go on sale in February. The festival offers special payment plans with just 25% down, making it accessible to a wide range of music lovers.

To enhance the festival experience, Jazz Fest is introducing a 4-day GA+ weekend pass, offering access to an exclusive GA+ lounge with private restrooms, a full-service bar, and shaded areas for relaxation. Additionally, a 3-day second weekend GA wristband is now available, allowing general admission access for Friday, May 3, Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5.

For Louisiana residents, "Locals Thursday" will take place on April 25, with tickets priced at just $50. Locals Thursday tickets will be available for purchase at a later date.

For travelers planning their visit to Jazz Fest, the official travel partner, Expedia, offers savings of up to 30% when adding a select hotel to their flight booking. Details can be found at www.expedia.com/see/jazzfest.

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell is not only a celebration of music but also a force for good in the community. The festival's proceeds are channeled into year-round educational, economic development, and cultural enrichment initiatives, benefiting the people of New Orleans and Louisiana.

In addition to the incredible lineup of musicians, Jazz Fest also hosts the Jazz & Heritage Gala on April 24 at Generations Hall in New Orleans. This elegant event celebrates Louisiana music and cuisine while raising funds for educational programs that provide free music education to local students.

The 2024 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival promises to be a celebration of music, culture, and diversity like no other. With a lineup that spans genres and cultures, it's an event that music lovers won't want to miss. Get your tickets now and prepare for an unforgettable musical journey in the heart of New Orleans.

For more information about the festival, including the complete lineup by weekend and ticket details, visit nojazzfest.com.

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