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Playlist: Bands That Work, Bands That Don't, In The Jazzfest-Mosphere | @nolavie


(Gulp) the Jazzfest lineup was announced, and there are some big names (some of whom we’ve seen before, not too long ago ... ahem Bruce, ahem Arcade Fire) and some new exciting headliners (C. Aguilera!). My enthusiasm, and I am enthusiastic, is overshadowed by certain flashbacks to last year’s fest. Take, for example, the climax for many in 2013: Fleetwood Mac.

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New terminal on north side of Louis Armstrong Airport | WWL

The city of New Orleans and aviation officials will update the public on a massive expansion plan for the airport today.  The new, $826 million Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is expected to kick off sometime this year. It'll include a new terminal and rental car facility on the north side of the airfield.

The city of New Orleans says this terminal expansion is expected to create 13,000 jobs.
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What the national media are writing about the New Orleans Pelicans and the NBA | nola.com

The Houston Chronicle writes that the Houston Rockets stole a winaway from the New Orleans Pelicans. The Miami Heat's Greg Oden played in a regular season game for the first time in four years...

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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival #JazzFest2014 45th Anniversary Music Lineup

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival
45th Anniversary Music Lineup 

April 25 - May 4, 2014

ERIC CLAPTON •BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN AND THE E STREET BAND •CHRISTINA AGUILERA PHISH •SANTANA •ARCADE FIRE •ROBIN THICKE TROMBONE SHORTY & ORLEANS AVENUE •THE STRING CHEESE INCIDENT •TREY SONGZ VAMPIRE WEEKEND •AARON NEVILLE •FOSTER THE PEOPLE •PUBLIC ENEMY THE AVETT BROTHERS •CHAKA KHAN ROBERT PLANT AND THE SENSATIONAL SPACE SHIFTERS •ALLEN TOUSSAINT CHARLIE WILSON •JOHN FOGERTY •ALABAMA SHAKES RUBÉN BLADES & ROBERTO DELGADO ORCHESTRA •IRMA THOMAS REBIRTH BRASS BAND •LYLE LOVETT •THE HEAD AND THE HEART •BOZ SCAGGS THE RADIATORS •AL JARREAU •JOHNNY WINTER •BOBBY WOMACK •BIG FREEDIA DELBERT MCCLINTON •KEB’ MO’ •NORTH MISSISSIPPI ALLSTARS MAZE FEAT. FRANKIE BEVERLY IVAN NEVILLE’S DUMPSTAPHUNK WITH SPECIAL GUEST ART NEVILLE CHICK COREA & THE VIGIL •MARY MARY •ANDERS OSBORNE •JASON ISBELL PRESERVATION HALL JAZZ BAND •JOHN HIATT •BRANFORD MARSALIS QUARTET THE DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND •RACHELLE FERRELL KERMIT RUFFINS & THE BARBECUE SWINGERS •LAURA MVULA IRVIN MAYFIELD & THE NEW ORLEANS JAZZ ORCHESTRA •SOLANGE •PHAROAH SANDERS WALTER “WOLFMAN” WASHINGTON & THE ROADMASTERS •THE RANCE ALLEN GROUP THE MAVERICKS •GALACTIC •CHARLES BRADLEY & HIS EXTRAORDINAIRES •TAB BENOIT ROBERT EARL KEEN •BETTER THAN EZRA •ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO & THE SENSITIVE BOYS JON BATISTE AND STAY HUMAN •BOMBINO •DR. LONNIE SMITH TRIO •JOHNNYSWIM BOBBY JONES & NASHVILLE SUPER CHOIR •JOE LOUIS WALKER BERNARD ALLISON GROUP •ROY ROGERS & THE DELTA RHYTHM KINGS THE TERENCE BLANCHARD GROUP •GREGORY PORTER RENÉ MARIE – WITH LOVE TO EARTHA KITT •PJ MORTON •DAVELL CRAWFORD GREENSKY BLUEGRASS •SONNY LANDRETH •THE INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS JOHN BOUTTÉ •SLEEPY MAN BANJO BOYS •ALEXIS & THE SAMURAI DR. MICHAEL WHITE & THE ORIGINAL LIBERTY JAZZ BAND WITH THAIS CLARK SPENCER TAYLOR & THE HIGHWAY QC’S



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Jazz Fest 2014 schedule to be announced Tuesday @jazzfest #JAZZFEST

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2014 schedule will be announced Tuesday, Jan. 14. The festival takes place April 25-27 and May 1-4.

Festival goers are speculating name including Eric Clapton, Chick Corea, Allman Brothers and Bruce Springsteen.

Check nojazzfest.com on Tuesday to see who's playing Jazz Fest
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