Jazz Fest rescheduled for the fall due to coronavirus

Dave Cohen, WWL First News early edition
March 17, 2020 - 7:07 pm

Jazz Fest is postponing due to coronavirus.

Organizers say the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival will move to the fall, but did not offer details.

They explained it came "at the direction of City of New Orleans authorities."

Jazz Fest

Headliners were supposed to include The Who, Dead and Company, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, The Black Crowes, Lizzo, Kool and the Gang,  Lionel Richie, The Lumineers, Lenny Kravitz, Trombone Shorty, The Avett Brothers, Erykah Badu, The Revivalists, The Beach Boys, Norah Jones, H.E.R. and Aaron Neville.

Jazz Fest 2020 had been scheduled to run April 23rd through the 26th and April 30th through May 3rd at the New Orleans Fairgrounds.

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