Foo Fighters, Eagles, Florence + the Machine for New Orleans Jazz Fest
Published Dec 17 2011, 20:42 GMT | By Justin Harp Foo Fighters
and John Mayer will headline the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
They will join more than 100 acts to perform from April 27 to May 6 at New Orleans's Fair Grounds Race Course, festival organisers have announced.
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The Eagles, the reunited Beach Boys and Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers lead the rock lineup, which also includes My Morning Jacket and Florence + the Machine.
Bonnie Raitt, Al Green and Herbie Hancock are among the R&B and blues acts performing, while traditional Cajun and Zydeco musicians Allen Toussaint and Irma Thomas will also appear.
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival was launched in 1970 and has since hosted music icons such as Neil Young, James Taylor, Dave Matthews Band and Tony Bennett.
The 2011 festival
featured sets by Kid Rock, Bon Jovi, Wyclef Jean and country music legend Willie Nelson.
Arcade Fire were joined during their concert by Cyndi Lauper for a duet of 'Girls Just Want to Have Fun'
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Watch Arcade Fire and Cyndi Lauper's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival duet below: