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2 Charleston bands join The Who, Lionel Richie, Stevie Nicks on music festival lineup

Charleston's husband-and-wife folk duo Shovels & Rope and Grammy-nominated Gullah group Ranky Tanky are joining a star-studded festival lineup this spring. 

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The festival takes place over two weekends in New Orleans. Provided

The two Lowcountry music projects will be joining The Who, The Beach Boys, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Lizzo, The Black Crowes, Lenny Kravitz, Norah Jones, Maggie Rogers and more at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. 

Other participating artists are The Lumineers, The Avett Brothers, Trombone Shorty, Erykah Badu, The Revivalists and Of Monsters and Men — and those bands are all listed in the first four lines of the poster. (There are 23 lines.)

Windjammer regulars Cowboy Mouth, from New Orleans, also are part of the lineup.

The festival takes place between April 23 to May 3, over two weekends, and several ticket options are available, from $70 single-day passes to $255 for a four-day two-weekend pass. Those deals are available through Jan. 28, then the prices will bump up. VIP tickets also are available. 

Individual day schedules have not been released. For more information, visit

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Reach Kalyn Oyer at 843-371-4469. Follow her on Twitter @sound_wavves.

Kalyn Oyer is a Charleston native who covers arts and entertainment for The Post and Courier's Thursday edition, Charleston Scene. She used to write about music for the Charleston City Paper and Scene SC.