Okayplayer’s Complete Guide To Summer Music Festivals 2014

1. Jazz Fest

Who?–Chris Thomas King, Santana, Public Enemy, Phish, Gregory Porter, Charlie Wilson, Bombino, North Mississippi Allstars, Keb’ Mo’, Solange, Alabama Shakes, Chaka Khan, Charles Bradley & His Extraordinaires, Trombone Shorty, Aaron Neville, Bobby Womack, Chick Corea and more.

When?–April 25-27; May 1-4.

Where?–New Orleans, LA.

How Do I Get In?–Tickets are still on sale here.

Like the Montreux Jazz Festival, New Orleans’s Jazz Fest utilizes multiple weekends and a massive pool of talent to give lucky attendees the sonic treat of a lifetime. This fest has a bit more voodoo doin, though, with Nawlins greats like Aaron Neville and Trombone Shorty ruling the roost. The ultimate music party in the city that has never stopped partying in all its history, Jazz Fest will without a doubt boil over into the bar stages and side streets of the French Quarter and beyond. We can taste those po’ boys already.

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