Today the 2011 New Orleans Jazz Fest lineup was released at midnight and this year the range of the roster is so wide that it puts Jazz Fest up there with the likes of Austin City Limits, Coachella, Bonnaroo & Lollapalooza.

Notable acts include Bon Jovi, Kid Rock, Arcade Fire, John Mellencamp, Wyclef Jean, The Strokes, Lauryn Hill, Tom Jones, Kenny G, Jimmy Buffett, Willie Nelson, Mystikal, John Legend & The Roots plus many, many many more-from visiting acts to the homegrown talent we have right here in our own backyard of New Orleans.

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (presented by Shell) is April 29th thru May 8

Check out all 7 Days with their respective lineups here.