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Music Festival Spotlight: New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell

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The 2014 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is celebrating its 45th anniversary year. The festival started in 1970 and" Jazz Fest" continues to showcase highly influential names in both local and national music. The festival has grown deep roots down on the Bayou, attracting fans from all over the world who flock to see this yearly music festival.

The Jazz Fest lineup this year features a heavy dose of legendary (or soon-to-be legendary) names topped by none other than Eric Clapton, Phish, Arcade Fire, Santana, Robin Thicke, The Avett Brothers, Boz Scaggs and Chaka Khan. To view the full line up, check out the video below or head over to the New Orleans Jazz Festival page on our site.

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Staff Picks: Coachella Music Festival

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Since the inaugural event in 1999, the Coachella Music and Arts Festival has become beloved amongst music fans. A true trailblazer, Coachella booked Rage Against the Machine, The Chemical Brothers, Morrissey, Tool, Beck, Gil Scott Heron, DJ Shadow, Tool and more in its first year. This was in 1999, heavy!

After a hiatus in 2000, Coachella has been consistently running since 2001. In 2014, 15 years since fans first flooded the festival grounds in Indio, California, Coachella enjoys an impressive, worldwide reputation. Live events now have a new category; music festivals. Music festivals of all sizes, on every continent, focus on every genre of music and often include other live performances, such as comedy, dance, and more. Festivals like Coachella provide a truly unique arena to enjoy the art of live music and we simply love them.

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Music Festival Checklist: Time to Prepare!

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Music festival season is almost here! Have you mapped out which ones you'll be attending this year? What type of festivals do you attend? The one's where you round the troops and camp out? Those that you take your kids to and enjoy a picnic amphitheater?

We love festival season for this exact reason -- it brings everyone together! No matter what festival, we know that you are some of the most loyal fans out there! But wait, before you make those plans to attend your next festival, don't forget these essential items below. We want you to have the best experience possible! ...

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2014 Preview: Music Festivals

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Summertime is festival time! Last year was HUGE for music's outdoor blowouts, and this year you can expect more of the same (so load up on sunscreen).

From Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) to the CMA Music Festival to the family-friendly Disney Live tour, we're your source for almost every festival under the sun ... and moon (never mind the sunscreen for those).

Here are the ten most searched-for festivals on our site, and it's just a taste of good things to come this season. If dates haven't been announced yet, add them to your favorites so you can be the first of your friends to get the inside scoop. The Ticketmaster Blog team will be updating the dates and venue information as they fly in. So even though it may be below zero where you are right now, it's time to start thinking outside the venue. ...

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