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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (POSTPONED)


Due to the Coronavirus outbreak, this event has been postponed. Please check the event website for details and updated information.

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, better known as Jazz Fest, returns once again the weekends of April 23-26 and April 30-May 3 with a celebration of New Orleans’ culture, cuisine and, of course, music.

The world-renowned and beloved New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival draws hundreds of thousands of visitors and locals enthusiastically celebrating the cuisine, music and overall culture of New Orleans.

Jazz Fest Music Lineup

The 2020 lineup has been announced, and it doesn’t disappoint. As always, the festival incorporates a healthy mix of all of the music genres found in New Orleans and the surrounding areas from its namesake jazz to blues, zydeco and even gospel. There’s a strong showing from both local artists as well as world-famous national acts.

This year’s lineup includes:

  • The Who
  • Dead & Company
  • Stevie Nicks
  • Foo Fighters
  • Lizzo
  • Lionel Richie
  • The Lumineers
  • The Black Crowes
  • Lenny Kravitz
  • Brandi Carlile
  • The Avett Brothers
  • Norah Jones
  • Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
  • Erykah Badu
  • H.E.R.
  • The Beach Boys
  • The Revivalists
  • Elvis Costello & The Imposters
  • Of Monsters and Men
  • Irma Thomas
  • Nicky Jam
  • Wu-Tang Clan featuring The Soul Rebels
  • John Prine
  • Maggie Rogers
  • Nile Rogers & CHIC
  • Aaron Neville
  • Buddy Guy

and many more! Visit Jazz Fest’s website for the full lineup

Jazz Fest Food Vendors

With two dedicated food areas and additional vendors spread throughout the fairgrounds, Jazz Fest is a food festival just as much as it is a music festival. Attendees make yearly trips to enjoy the plethora of Cajun and international eats offered at the fest. Favorites such as the signature Crawfish Monica, Mango Freeze and Crawfish Bread can be spotted every which way while roaming the fest.

Make sure to come with an empty stomach and an open mind to try all that the fest offers. 

Jazz Fest Tickets

There are several days and ways to enjoy Jazz Fest. Fest like a local with the bonus day, fest like a pro with weekend packages and bundles or fest in luxury with a number of VIP options and experiences. Either route you take, you’re sure to have a good time.

All tickets include access to all performances day of validation, food, drink and craft vendor purchase access and art exhibits and official merchandise booths.

For more information on ticket packages, policies and to stay up to date on ticket release, visit here.

Looking for even more Jazz Fest planning tips? Check out our:

Ultimate Guide to Jazz Festival

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