Eric Clapton Headlines 45th NOLA Jazz Festival April 27

WATCH THE ANNOUNCEMENT VIDEO! Eric Clapton will take the stage at the 45th New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival for the first time on Sunday April 27, 2014. He'll close out the festival's first weekend (April 25, 26, 27) in The Big Easy. Other acts appearing over the two weekends include Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band, Foster The People, Santana, Phish, Christina Aguilera, Alabama Shakes, Public Enemy, Trey Songz, Vampire Weekend, John Fogerty, Branford Marsalis, Robert Plant, Aaron Neville, and many more.The music performed on the festival's multiple stages encompasses every style associated with New Orleans and the state of Louisiana: jazz, blues, R&B, gospel, Cajun, zydeco, Afro-Caribbean, folk, Latin, rock, rap, country, bluegrass and everything in between. Tickets are on sale today at 12 Noon Central Time.

Currently, this is the only U.S. Date announced for Eric Clapton in 2014. He will tour the Far and Mid-East in February / March, including a newly announced concert at the Impact Arena in Muang Thong Thani, Thailand on March 2. For a complete list of concerts announced so far, along with ticket details, visit the Eric Clapton Concert Calendar on this site.

Single day tickets and VIP multi-day packages for the festival are available now from Ticketmaster.com, Ticketmaster Charge By Phone, and in person at Ticketmaster Outlets, the New Orleans Arena Box Office, and the Superdome Box Office. Information about the various types of tickets and VIP packages is available on the festival's website at http://www.nojazzfest.com/tickets

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