Rod Stewart, Van Morrison, Steely Dan, ZZ Top and Norah Jones will headline this year's (07) New Orleans Jazz + Heritage Festival. The stars will be joined by Louisiana favourites, like Irma Thomas, Dr John and ALLEN TROUSSAINT, who make up 80 per cent of the performers at the festival which spans two weekends. Stewart, Van Morrison and Jones will play over the weekend of 27 to 29 April, while Steely Dan, ZZ Top and John Legend will take to the stage between 4 and 6 May. New Orleans native Harry Connick Jr will close the festival on 6 May.