Jazz Fest 2014 Scores Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, and Christina Aguilera

posted by Laura Baker-Finch on January 15, 2014

Photo: Jazz Fest 2012 by Marjana Jaidi

New Orleans, Louisiana -- Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Phish, Arcade Fire, and, most surprisingly, Christina Aguilera will headline the 45th anniversary of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.

The festival most commonly referred to simply as Jazz Fest will also host Santana, Robin Thicke, The String Cheese Incident, Trey Songz, Vampire Weekend, Foster The People, Robert Plant & The Sensational Space Shifters, Public Enemy, The Avett Brothers, Alabama Shakes, and more. Scroll down for the full music lineup and talent announcement video.

Jazz Fest will span two weekends, April 25-27 and May 1-4. The event takes place on the New Orleans Fair Grounds as well as in events and shows in venues across the city.

Tickets to Jazz Fest are on sale now and can be purchased by weekend, as a package, or for individual days. Tiered VIP options are also available. For those traveling from out of town or state, the festival offers special offers from neighboring hotels.

Once you purchase your pass, check out our Festival Guide to Jazz Fest 2014 for travel tips and recommendations for nearby hotels, restaurants, shops, bars, and activities.

Full Lineup: Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, Christina Aguilera, Phish, Arcade Fire, Santana, Robin Thicke, The String Cheese Incident, Trey Songz, Vampire Weekend, Foster the People, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Aaron Neville, Public Enemy, The Avett Brothers, Charlie Wilson, Alabama Shakes, John Fogerty, Chaka Khan, Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters, Allen Toussaint, Ruben Blades & Roberto Delgado Orchestra, Irma Thom, Rebirth Brass Band, Lyle Lovett, Boz Scaggs, The Head and the Heart, The Radiators, Johnny Winter, Bobby Womack, Big Freedia, Al Jarreau, Keb' Mo', Mary Mary, Delbert McClinton, North Mississippi Allstars, Chick Corea & the Vigil, Jason Isbell, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, John Hiatt, Brandford Marsalis Quartet, Maze featuring Frankie Beverly, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk with Special Guest Art Neville, Rachelle Ferrell, Anders Osborne, The Dirty Dozen Jazz Band, Kermit Ruffins & The Barbecue Swingers, Pharoah Sanders, Laura Mvula, Irvin Mayfield & The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Solange, Walter 'Wolfman' Washington & The Roadmasters, The Rance Allen Group, The Mavericks, Galactic, Charles Bradley & his Extraordinaires, Tab Benoit, Bobby Jones & Nashville Super Choir, Robert Earl Keen, Better Than Ezra, Alejandro Escovedo & The Sensitive Boys, Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Bombino, Afoxe Omo Nile Ogunja of Pernambuco-Brazil, Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio, Johnnyswim, Sleepy Man Banjo Boys, Alexis & The Samurai, Joe Louis Walker, Bernard Allison Group, Roy Rogers & the Delta Rhythm Kings, The Terence Blanchard Group, Lisa Knowles & the Brown Singers, Gregory Porter, Rene Marie - With Love to Eartha Kitt, PJ Morton, Davell Crawford, Greensky Bluegrass, Sonny Landreth, The Infamous Stringdusters, John Boutte, Dr. Michael White & The Original Liberty Jazz Band with Thais Clark, Chris Smither, Spencer Taylor & the Highway QC's

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