NEW ORLEANS, LA — The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell (April 25 – May 4) will accept applications for bands wishing to perform at the 2014 Festival through Tuesday, October 1, 2013.
The mission of the Festival is to promote, preserve, perpetuate, and encourage the music, arts, culture and heritage of New Orleans and Louisiana. Approximately 85% of the bands selected to play at the Festival are Louisiana-based performers. Competition for the remaining slots at the Festival is highly competitive.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their application online before midnight on Tuesday, October 1 by visiting www.nojazzfest.com/apply 
If you do not have access to the online application, press kits can be mailed or dropped off to:
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell
Attn: Music Production
336 Camp Street, Suite 250
New Orleans, LA 70130
Only 1 submission from each group. Press kit must include a recording, bio, photo, press clippings, and contact information. A current email address is required if you wish to receive application status notification.