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9 Don't Miss Acts at Jazz Fest Sunday, May 2 

Juvenile And Mannie Fresh 1:55 p.m., Congo Square Stage

Juvenile started recording in the mid-90s with the Cash Money Millionaires, a collective of rap and R&B artists from the Magnolia Projects. The recognizable "Back that Azz Up" off his breakthrough album 400 Degreez crept into every DJ's playbook in the late '90s.

Ellis Marsalis 2:55 p.m., WWOZ Jazz Tent

Patriarch of the Marsalis clan, Ellis is one of the premier pianists in modern jazz. He's also a longtime jazz educator in New Orleans.

Van Morrison 3:35 p.m., Acura Stage

Van Morrison's distinctive style transcends genres and generations. Always rousing and nostalgic, Morrison blends R&B, soul, jazz and Celtic folk. The prolific soul singer has released albums almost annually since 1968's seminal Astral Weeks.

The Dead Weather 3:45 p.m., Gentilly Stage

Jack White always has his hands full and in Dead Weather he's carrying the drum sticks. The group features members of the Kills, the Raconteurs and Queens of the Stone Age. They play heavy, sexy rock with singer Allison Mosshart engaging White in a number of charged duets.

Preservation Hallstar Revue 4:20 p.m., Economy Hall Tent

The allstar lineup of traditional jazz luminaries includes Lars Edegran (piano), Clive Wilson (trumpet), Tom Sancton (clarinet), Shannon Powell (drums), Carl Le Blanc (banjo), Gregg Stafford (trumpet), Topsy Chapman (vocals) and others.

Los Po-Boy Citos 4:35 p.m., Lagniappe Stage

The Po-Boy Citos bridge Latin and New Orleans funk and soul. Cuban rhythms infuse a horn heavy Latin boogaloo.

The Neville Brothers 5:40 p.m., Acura Stage

One of New Orleans' most revered musical dynasties, the Nevilles are the city's first family of funk. Art, Aaron, Cyril and Charles turn in the closing set of Jazz Fest.

Richie Havens 5:50 p.m., Fais Do-Do Stage

Rickie Havens was born in Brooklyn and emerged from the New York City folk music scene, though many listeners were introduced to him as a result of his opening performance at Woodstock. He's recorded steadily and prolifically, releasing almost 30 albums, including Nobody Left to Crown in 2008.

B.B. King 6 p.m., Blues Tent

B.B. King is an elder statesman of the blues, continuing to play after more than six decades. Born in 1925, he was influenced by Blind Lemon Jefferson and T-Bone Walker, and his signature style has influenced generations of electric blues and rock musicians.

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