AXS TV Adds Guitar Legend Eric Clapton To Sunday's Jazz Fest Broadcast

Coverage Starts with the 'Countdown' Show at 12pP/3pE

Network Also Announces Today's Broadcast Times

StubHub is the Official Broadcast Partner

May 02, 2014, 14:37 ET from AXS TV

LOS ANGELES, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AXS TV is proud to announce the addition of headliner Eric Clapton to its Sunday broadcast of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell starting with the "Countdown to Jazz Fest" pre-show at 3pE/12pP. The GRAMMY® Award- winner, Clapton, performed last Sunday, April 27, for the first time ever at the New Orleans Jazz Fest and treated the crowd to such hits as "Pretending," "Driftin' Blues," "Crossroads" and "Layla." Clapton added bonus solos during his performance at the Acura Stage and even sat for an unplugged segment. StubHub is the Official Broadcast Partner of AXS TV's Jazz Fest coverage.

AXS TV's broadcast line-up and times are subject to change. Today's schedule is as follows:

Friday, May 2, 2014  
Irma Thomas - 3:35 E
Anders Osborne - 3:50 E
Marcia Ball - 4:10 E
North Mississippi Allstars - 4:20 E
Vampire Weekend - 4:40 E
Alabama Shakes - 6:30 E
Amanda Shaw & the Cute Guys - 8:00 E
Lyle Lovett - 8:15 E


AXS TV's 2014 Jazz Fest Lineup*

(Does Not Represent Broadcast Order Except for Today)

*Lineup Subject To Change

Saturday, May 3, 2014

Sunday, May 4, 2014


Arcade Fire (live broadcast only)

Theresa Anderson

John Fogerty

The Dirty Dozen Brass Band

The Revivalists

Honey Island Swamp Band

The Radiators

Better Than Ezra

Eric Clapton


Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk w/ Art Neville

Foster the People

Allen Toussaint

The Mavericks

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

 (live broadcast only)

Voice of the Wetlands Allstars


AXS TV will re-air Friday and Saturday's broadcast each night starting at 10pE. Sunday's broadcast will re-air on Monday, May 5 at 8aE. Go to for more information about AXS TV's coverage.

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 page here and follow the company on Twitter, @axstv; on Instagram Tumblr  and YouTube.

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