This week, there were several major announcements to hit the music industry that have fans excited for spring of 2014. One of the first big announcements came regarding Jazz Fest 2014. This year will mark the 45th anniversary of the New Orleans based festival and it will feature several big name performers. This year the festival will take place over two weekends in April and May and will be held at the Fair Grounds Race Course. According to the team behind the event, this year’s lineup is going to include performances from Eric Clapton, Bruce Springsteen, Arcade Fire, Robin Thicke, Foster the People, The Avette Brothers and Christina Aguilera. With such a large star-studded lineup the event is expected to sell out quickly. The first weekend of the two weekend festival will be on April 25th-27th while the second weekend will take place May 1st-4th. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public for those looking to attend this event.