The star-studded show will also feature Don Was, John Medeski and Ivan Neville, plus members of the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Bonerama and the Radiators.
Not only was he present at the birth of rock’n’roll, but his ability to straddle R&B and pop led to staggering success, hear the best Fats Domino songs.
An appreciation of the Soul Queen of New Orleans by her longtime collaborator Scott Billington.
The full line-up of artists will perform over the course of two long weekends, first from 23 April to 26 April, and then from 30 April to 3 May.
In November 1975, a 26-year old with an increasingly sophisticated taste for blue-eyed soul unveiled his second solo album.
Louis Armstrong’s birthday has been the source of much confusion over the years. We sort the myth from the fact to celebrate Satchmo.
Before he and brothers Charles, Cyril and Aaron formed the soul-funk group The Neville Brothers in the late 70s, Art founded the pioneering-R&B outfit the Meters.
Bartholomew helped shape the sound of R&B with his recording, writing and production for so many Crescent City artists.
With his imitable style, rollicking piano and Southern drawl, Dr John embodied the spirit of New Orleans.
The line-up will also bring fans performances from Bassnectar, Brandi Carlile, The National, Rezz, Zhu, Young The Giant, Interpol and more.
A charismatic showman and keeper of the flame for New Orleans’ musical legacy, Trombone Shorty is driven by a desire to leave his mark.
‘Live On The Queen Mary’ was recorded at the release party for Paul McCartney And Wings' 'Venus And Mars' album and will be released on 5 April.
Trombone Shorty will take his big band to Europe for the first time. He says his is “a spontaneous thing in the spirit of the way we grew up playing music”.
Aloe Blacc releases My Story from the new film America's Musical Journey which is opening in IMAX and other giant screen theaters today
The expanded Here's Little Richard: 60th Anniversary Edition provides captivating new angles on the creation of this building block of rock 'n' roll.