DMB New Orleans Jazz Fest announcement coming Thursday
Dave Matthews Band will headline the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, according to the Snowden Grove Amphitheater website.
The official DMB New Orleans Jazz Fest announcement will come Thursday, when the festival announces its full lineup. Jazz Fest takes place April 26 to May 5, but there are not yet details about which date DMB will play.
Snowden Grove’s website leaked the news in its announcement of its own DMB concert, which will take place April 27. In addition that show in Southaven, Mississippi, DMB will also play April 6 in Pelham, Alabama. Jazz Fest and those April concerts are the only DMB tour dates scheduled for 2013 so far.
This year will mark the eighth DMB New Orleans Jazz Fest performance. The first was in 1994, and the most recent was in 2009. Tickets are on sale now.
UPDATE (Jan. 17, 10:17 a.m.): It’s official. DMB will play Jazz Fest on April 28. Other acts scheduled to perform that day include Earth, Wind and Fire, B.B. King, the Gypsy Kings and Better Than Ezra. Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel, Hall and Oates, Maroon 5, The Black Keys, Widespread Panic, Phoenix, Willie Nelson and John Mayer are among the other major acts who will appear at the festival.
H/T: John Clark