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Country music artist Keith Urban performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Friday, April 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Keith Urban, Wilco, Hozier, Jimmy Cliff headline opening day of Jazz Fest

Friday's opening day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival highlighted a worldwide spectrum of musical influences, from the alternative Chicago-based rock band Wilco to Irish singer-guitarist Hozier and the Jamaican and reggae stylings of singer Jimmy Cliff. Urban is a returning headliner, having last played Jazz Fest the year after Hurricane Katrina.