Jazz Fest announces 2018 lineup

Jazz Fest announces 2018 lineup
2018 Congo Square Poster – Queen of Bounce by Kevin Brisco, Jr. (Source: art4now.com)
2018 Congo Square Poster – Queen of Bounce by Kevin Brisco, Jr. (Source: art4now.com)

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Jazz Fest announced a star-studded lineup for the 2018 music fest.

Aerosmith, Aretha Franklin, Sting, Jimmy Buffet, Beck, Jack White, and Lionel Richie are just some of the headliners performing at the festival.

Others performing are:

  • Jimmy Buffett and his Acoustic Airmen
  • David Byrne
  • Anita Baker
  • Bonnie Raitt
  • Khalid
  • Sturgill Simpson
  • Jack Johnson
  • Sheryl Crow
  • Common
  • Cage The Elephant
  • Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
  • The Revivalists
  • Steve Miller Band
  • Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit Smokey Robinson
  • Juanes

The 2018 Jazz Fest Poster and Congo Square Poster were also released today:

2018 Jazz Fest Poster – Fats by Terrance Osborne

We're reminded that New Orleans at Jazz Fest is Fats' City in Terrance Osborne's magnificent tribute to the man who recorded the first million-selling rock and roll record, The Fat Man, on this year's limited edition silkscreen poster collectible.

2018 Congo Square Poster – Queen of Bounce by Kevin Brisco, Jr.

Big Freedia makes New Orleans Bounce! She blew the doors off a uniquely New Orleans rap sub-genre and took it national. You can't sit still when her shake team twerks. Kevin Brisco, Jr. debuts as an artist to be reckoned with, revealing Freedia's elegant side a la John Singer Sargent.

Below is a video of the entire line up.

The complete lineup can be found here.