Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews has announced the lineup for his 5th annual Shorty Fest, to be held on Thursday, May 4th in New Orleans at the House of Blues. The festival acts as a benefit for his own Trombone Shorty Foundation, which benefits the next generation of New Orleans’ young musicians. The event will feature performances by The Main Squeeze, the Seratones, Sexual Thunder, MainLine, Voices of a Nation, The Peterson Brothers, and Trombone Shorty Academy students, with additional guests to be announced.“The fifth annual Shorty Fest is the place to be to see the future of our music during Jazz Fest, including the next generation of New Orleans superstars, the Trombone Shorty Academy students,” explained Andrews. “With the support of our incredible sponsors, we are developing our city’s best and brightest young musicians, who would not otherwise be able to pursue this path. Shorty Fest is the culmination of years of hard work, passion and commitment.”Artists will be featured on two stages at the House of Blues, with an eclectic lineup of up and coming acts playing a wide range of music from traditional Jazz, Gospel, Mardi Gras Indian Funk, Blues, and Hip-Hop. Tickets for the event can be purchased here.