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Jazz Music Tour of America with Libby O'Donovan

The 2016 Jazz Music Tour of America will be a marvellous tour, especially for jazz music enthusiasts. The tour visits Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, New York, Washington D.C., and New Orleans….…all important jazz music cities in the USA. Also, the last four days of the tour are spent in New Orleans, for the annual New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival……one of the world’s largest and most colourful jazz festivals - places still available, BOOK NOW!

Tour dates: 15 April to 4 May 2016


2016 Jazz Music Tour of America with Libby O’DonovanThe line-up for the 2016 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has just been announced, and includes the following acts: Stevie Wonder; Neil Young & Promise of the Real; Snoop Dogg; Paul Simon; Beck; Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue; My Morning Jacket; Bonnie Raitt; Irma Thomas; Dr John & the Nite Trippers; Arlo Guthrie; Mavis Staples; Buddy Guy; Aaron Neville; Preservation Hall Jazz Band; The Isley Brothers; Elvin Bishop; & Ellis Marsalis. For the full line-up, go to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival website: www.nojazzfest.com Please note, the Festival runs over two consecutive weekends. The tour group will be attending the Festival for 3 days on the second weekend: Friday April 29th, Saturday April 30th, & Sunday May 1st. In the list above, I’ve only included acts that are appearing on Apr. 29th & 30th, and May 1st.

Line-up for the 29th April: Paul Simon • My Morning Jacket • Ms. Lauryn Hill • Irma Thomas • Elvin Bishop Los Lobos perform La Pistola Y El Corazon • Jazmine Sullivan Honey Island Swamp Band • Bonerama • Dirty Dozen Brass Band • The Revivalists John Boutté • Wayne Toups • John Mooney & Bluesiana • Cash Box Kings Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience Sweet Pain featuring Chico Ramos and Supa G of Belize Irvin Mayfield & the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra

Line-up for the 30th April: Stevie Wonder • Snoop Dogg • Beck • Buddy Guy • Dr. John & The Nite Trippers Preservation Hall Jazz Band • Jon Batiste and Stay Human • Hurray for the Riff Raff The Lone Bellow • Gregory Porter • Rebirth Brass Band • Big Freedia • Arturo Sandoval Kermit Ruffins’ Tribute to Louis Armstrong • The Soul Rebels Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas • Ricky Dillard & New G Jon Cleary and the Absolute Monster Gentlemen • Roy Rogers & the Delta Rhythm Kings

Line-up for the 1st May: Neil Young + Promise of the Real • Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue • Bonnie Raitt Arlo Guthrie - Alice’s Restaurant 50th Anniversary • Mavis Staples The Isley Brothers featuring Ronald and Ernie Isley • Aaron Neville Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly • Chris Botti Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk with special guest Art Neville • Punch Brothers Tribute to B.B. King hosted by the B.B. King Blues Band with special guests Tribute to Allen Toussaint hosted by the Allen Toussaint Band with special guests.

Plus many more artists are scheduled for these dates, check the latest here on the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival web site.

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