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AXS TV Announces Updated New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Live Broadcast Line-up May 1 - 4

All-Star Lineup Features Santana, Phish, Robert Plant, John Fogerty, Arcade Fire, and Vampire Weekend During 24 Hours of Live Coverage Airing Daily at 3pE/12pPStubHub is the Official Broadcast Partner...

April 24, 2014 --

LOS ANGELES, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate the music and culture of New Orleans, as AXS TVthe country's premier destination for live music festival coverageproudly presents the 45th Annual 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell. For the second-consecutive year, the network is giving viewers unprecedented access to the world-famous event, broadcasting over 24 hours of live coverage each afternoon at 3pE/12pP, from Thursday, May 1, through Sunday, May 4 with StubHub returning as the Official Broadcast Partner.

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The coverage will kick-off each day with an exclusive half-hour pre-festival special, "Countdown to Jazz Fest." Entertainment expert Kristen Aldridge serves as host, exploring the unparalleled and unique atmosphere of the Festival. Joining Aldridge is TV personality Savannah Buffett, providing in-depth artist interviews and highlighting the nightlife outside of the Jazz Fest grounds. Each 'Countdown' show will air at 3pE/12pP.

An explosive lineup gets things started on Thursday, May 1, with Jason Isbell, Galactic, Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters, The String Cheese Incident, and Santana. Thursday's coverage will repeat that same evening at 10pE/7pP, and Friday, May 2 at 8aE/5aP.

AXS TV Announces Updated New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Live Broadcast Line-up May 1 - 4

Then, on Friday, May 2, tune in for performances from Irma Thomas, Anders Osborne, Amanda Shaw & the Cute Guys, Marcia Ball, Vampire Weekend, and Alabama Shakes. Friday's coverage will repeat that same evening at 10pE/7pP, and Saturday, May 3 at 8aE/5aP.

Saturday, May 3, features Bonerama, Honey Island Swamp Band, Theresa Anderson, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Better Than Ezra, and Phish. Saturday's coverage will repeat that same evening at 10pE/7pP, and Sunday, May 4 at 8aE/5aP.

The weekend comes to a close on Sunday, May 4, with Voice of the Wetlands Allstars, The Revivalists, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk with special guest Art Neville, The Radiators, Arcade Fire, and John Fogerty. Sunday's coverage will repeat that same evening at 10pE/7pP, and Monday, May 5 at 3pE/12pP.

Additionally, AXS TV will deliver the ultimate interactive front-row experience with on-air prompts and exclusive shareable content, as well as social media conversations with Aldridge, Buffett, and other fans, on AXS TV's Facebook, Twitterand Instagramaccounts. To receive updates and additions to the broadcast lineup, fans are encouraged to visit AXS TV's website,, and the network's social media platforms.

Summary of AXS TV's 2014 JazzFest Lineup* (Does Not Represent Broadcast Order)
*Lineup Subject To Change

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Friday, May 2, 2014


Vampire Weekend

Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters

Alabama Shakes

Jason Isbell

Amanda Shaw & the Cute Guys


Anders Osborne

The String Cheese Incident

Irma Thomas

Marcia Ball

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Sunday, May 4, 2014


Arcade Fire

Theresa Anderson

John Fogerty

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band

The Revivalists

Honey Island Swamp Band

The Radiators

Better Than Ezra

Voice of the Wetlands Allstars


Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk

w/ special guest Art Neville


As TV's premier destination for live music festival broadcasts, AXS TV delivers relevant, unpredictable and irreverent programming by presenting unfiltered access to today's top comedians, newsmakers, musical entertainers and their performances. Launched in July 2012 by visionary entrepreneur Mark Cuban, AXS TV is dedicated to providing the best in music programming and festivals, comedy performances, current events and mixed martial arts promotions. Indicative of the network's dedication to music programming, AXS TV Concerts is the official 2014 TV broadcaster of the prestigious Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (April 18-20), Stagecoach Country Music Festival (April 25-27) and New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (May 1-4). AXS TV is a partnership between Mark Cuban, AEG, Ryan Seacrest Media, Creative Artists Agency (CAA) and CBS.The network is available in the United States via AT&T U-verse, Charter, Comcast/Xfinity, DIRECTV, DISH, Suddenlink, Verizon FiOS, and other cable, satellite and telco providers. The network is also distributed in Canada and the Caribbean.For more information, visit the website,; go to the Facebook pagehereand follow the company on Twitter,@axstv; onInstagram;Tumblr andYouTube.

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