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10 Sets You Shouldn’t Miss at Jazz Fest Weekend 2

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Jazz Fest Weekend 2 is fast approaching, and with an incredible lineup, it can be tough to know which sets to catch.  To help you plan your festival experience, we’ve put together a list of 10 sets you can’t miss.

10 Weekend 2 Sets to Catch at Jazz Fest



There’s no denying Carlos Santana’s impact on the world of music. With hits like “Smooth” and “Maria Maria,” this Latin rock band solidified its status as legendary in the industry. If you’re looking for a set that will take you on a psych-rock journey, this is the one for you.

Leon Bridges

Leon Bridges has been making waves in the music world since he burst onto the scene in 2015. With his smooth, soulful voice and vintage sound, he’s quickly become a fan favorite. Expect a set filled with hits from his latest album, Gold-Diggers Sound.

Durand Jones

This fast-rising soul singer has been making waves with his band, Durand Jones & The Indications. His smooth vocals and vintage sound make for a set that’s sure to get you grooving.


Jon Batiste

As the bandleader for “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” Jon Batiste has proven himself to be one of the most talented musicians of his generation. His set is sure to be a highlight of the festival, featuring a blend of jazz, soul, and funk.


Dead & Company

This iconic band, comprised of former members of the Grateful Dead, has been touring and performing for decades. Their unique blend of rock, folk, and psychedelic sounds is sure to create a one-of-a-kind experience.


This R&B sensation has taken the music world by storm in recent years. Her powerful voice and soulful lyrics have earned her a legion of fans, and her set at Jazz Fest is sure to be one of the most talked-about of the weekend.

Anna Moss

This rising star in the jazz world is known for her powerful voice and unique sound. Her set is sure to be a standout of the festival, featuring a mix of original compositions and classic jazz standards.


Mumford & Sons

This Grammy-winning band has become a household name thanks to hits like “I Will Wait” and “Little Lion Man.” Their energetic live shows are a must-see, and their set at Jazz Fest is sure to be no exception.


This R&B singer has been making hits for over a decade. With a catalog that includes hits like “So Sick” and “Miss Independent,” his set is sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

The Radiators

This New Orleans-based band has been a staple of the jazz scene since the 1970s. Their unique blend of rock, blues, and funk has made them a fan favorite for decades, and their set at Jazz Fest is sure to be a highlight of the weekend.

Jazz Fest Weekend 2 is shaping up to be an incredible event, with an amazing lineup of talented artists. Whether you’re a die-hard jazz fan or just looking for a fun weekend of music, these 10 sets are sure to be some of the highlights of the festival. So grab your tickets, mark your calendars, and get ready for a weekend of unforgettable performances.

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