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NEW ORLEANS -- It's back and better than ever. Wednesday, officials announced this year's musical lineup for Jazz in the Park.

The free concert series at Armstrong Park kicks off its third season April 18 and runs through June 13.

The series will showcase several local artists, as well as great food.

Performers include James Andrews, George Porter Jr. and Kermit Ruffins.

Officials say money from the concerts will go towards rebuilding Armstrong Park.

Here's the full lineup:

4/18 - James Andrews / Flow Tribe

4/25 - Glen David Andrews / Shannon Powell's All Star Band

5/2 - Kermit Ruffins / Brass-A-Holics

5/9 - To Be Continued Brass Band / Meschiya Lake

5/16 - Big Chief Bo Dollis and The Wild Magnolias / The Blues Masters featuring Big Al Carson

5/23 - Donald Harrison and The Congo Square Nation / The Hot 8 Brass Band

5/30 - George Porter, Jr. and Bill Summers / Colin Lake

6/6 - Joe Krown Trio ft. Walter Wolfman Washington and Russell Batiste / mike 'Soul Man' Baptiste

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