Another Big Headliner: Simon And Garfunkel To Perform At Jazz Fest

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Simon and Garfunkel have been added to thelineup for this year's New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.

The singing-songwriting duo of Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel willjoin the previously announced Jazz Fest lineup that includes PearlJam, Aretha Franklin, Van Morrison, The Neville Brothers, LionelRichie, the Allman Brothers Band and Anita Baker.

The festival is scheduled for the weekends of April 23-25 andApril 29-May 2 at the Fair Grounds Race Course. Simon and Garfunkelare slated to perform on Saturday, April 24.

While Simon has performed at Jazz Fest before, this will be theduo's first time performing at the event together. Festivalorganizers say it is also their only planned U.S. appearance forthe year.

Other 2010 Jazz Fest acts on tap include My Morning Jacket,Widespread Panic, B.B. King, Darius Rucker, Irma Thomas, The BlackCrowes and Drake.

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