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May 01, 2014, 14:59 ET from AXS TV

LOS ANGELES, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrate the music and passion of New Orleans, as AXS TV presents a fully immersive 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell experience that is unlike anything on television. Starting today through Sunday, May 4, the network offers unparalleled access to Jazz Fest presented by Shell, with over 24 hours of coverage packed with headlining talent as never seen before. AXS TV's coverage starts each day at 3pE/12pP with its "Countdown" half-hour pre-show that takes viewers beyond the stage and into the streets. "Countdown to Jazz Fest" hosted by Kristen Aldridge presents an in-depth look at the influential music, food, culture, and nightlife of the world-renowned festival and New Orleans with StubHub returning as the Official Broadcast Partner.

Savannah Buffett hosts a special "Countdown" segment –"Last Night with Savannah Buffett" – that captures the unprecedented sights and sounds of New Orleans. Tune in as Buffett travels the city, sampling local cuisine, attending after-hours events and performances, and conducting exclusive artist interviews. Acclaimed R&B/Soul singer-songwriter Eric Lindell will join Buffett at various stops on her quest, including famed New Orleans hotspot One Eyed Jack's, and the iconic Margaritaville, which Buffett considers to be a second home.

"Jazz Fest is more than a festival; it's a cultural celebration," said Evan Haiman, AXS TV's vice president, music production & programming. "We have carefully constructed content that reflects this, putting a focus not just on the music, but on the elements that are vital to the spirit of New Orleans. Like the music it honors, Jazz Fest is free-form and full of surprises—you never know who is going to join the featured artists on stage for a once-in-a-lifetime performance. Our round-the-clock coverage ensures viewers can feel like they are actually in New Orleans experiencing the festival's sights and sounds from the comforts of their couch."

AXS TV's broadcast and artist schedule follows:

Countdown to Jazz Fest Day 1 - 3:00pE - 3:30pE 
Jazz Fest Broadcast Day 1 - 3:30pE - 10:00pE 
Jazz Fest Thursday Re-air  - 10:00pE - 5:00aE 

Jazz Fest Thursday Re-air  - 8:00aE - 3:00pE  
Countdown to Jazz Fest Day 2 - 3:00pE - 3:30pE 
Jazz Fest Broadcast Day 2 - 3:30pE - 10:00pE
Jazz Fest Friday Re-air  - 10:00pE - 5:00aE 

Jazz Fest Friday Re- air - 8:00aE - 3:00pE  
Countdown to Jazz Fest Day 3 - 3:00pE - 3:30pE  
Jazz Fest Broadcast Day 3 - 3:30pE - 10:00pE
Jazz Fest Saturday Re-air - 10:00pE - 5:00aE 


Jazz Fest Saturday Re-air  - 8:00aE - 3:00pE  
Countdown to Jazz Fest Day 4 - 3:00pE - 3:30pE 
Jazz Fest Broadcast Day 4 - 3:30pE - 10:00pE
Jazz Fest Sunday Re-air - 10:00pE - 4:00aE  

Jazz Fest Sunday Re-air  - 8aE - 2:00pE 


AXS TV's 2014 Jazz Fest Lineup*

(Does Not Represent Broadcast Order Except for Today)

*Lineup Subject To Change

 Thursday, May 1, 2014

Friday, May 2, 2014

Laura Mvula – 3pE

Vampire Weekend

Tab Benoit – 3:45pE

Alabama Shakes

Jason Isbell – 4pE

Amanda Shaw & the Cute Guys

Galactic – 4:35pE

Anders Osborne

The String Cheese Incident – 6pE

Irma Thomas

Robert Plant & the Sensational Space Shifters – 8pE

Marcia Ball

Santana – 9pE

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

Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue

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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