Jazz Fest 09 announces line-up

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, to be held 4/24 – 26 and 4/30 – 5/3, has annouced it’s initial line-up.  One headliner is still "TBA" for the second weekend, according to the festival web site.

The first weekend features Dave Matthews Band, Wilco, Wynton Marsalis, Earth Wind & Fire, Drive-By Truckers with Booker T. Jones, James Taylor, Galactic, etc.

The second weekend, along with the act TBA, will be headlined by Aretha Franklin, Ben Harper & Relentless7, Tony Bennett, Kings of Leon, various Neville/Meter-esque projects, Bonnie Raitt, Buddy Guy, Los Lobos,  and much more.

Full line-up information is at www.nojazzfest.com .