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After the cancelation of two festival seasons due to Covid-19, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell made a triumphant return, as 475,000 festivalgoers attended the event over seven days and two weekends, Festival organizers announced today.

“Jazz Fest fans make the Festival come to life,” said Quint Davis, Producer/Director of the event. “Thanks to everyone who was in that number. This was Jazz Fest at its very best.”

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell today announced the music lineups for all seven days of Jazz Fest and put single-day tickets on sale for the 2022 event taking place for April 29 – May 1 and May 5 – 8 at the Fair Grounds Race Course.

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell today announced the music lineup for the much-anticipated 2022 Festival, scheduled for April 29 – May 8.   Jazz Fest returns with an irresistible celebration of the unique culture and heritage of New Orleans and Louisiana, alongside unforgettable performances by nationally and internationally renowned guest artists to create one of the world’s most diverse musical festival lineups.  Festival weekend dates are set for April 29 – May 1 and May 5 – 8.

The Rolling Stones at Jazz Fest!  The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell announced that the Rolling Stones will appear on Wednesday, October 13 as part of the 2021 Festival, scheduled for October 8 – 17 at the Fair Grounds Race Course.

Jazz Fest is partnering once again with CID Entertainment to provide Travel Packages for guests looking to bundle Festival tickets or VIP passes with local hotel accommodations and roundtrip shuttle service between the Festival and their hotel. For package details please visit the Jazz Fest website.

Voodoo Dead continued their tradition of playing late night shows during the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, with a two-night run at Republic NOLA on Saturday, May 4th and Sunday, May 5th. Special guest Brandon "Taz” Niederauer joined the all-star band on guitar Saturday as fans enjoyed a rockin’ two-set show that kept the music going well into Sunday morning.

Anders Osborne’s new full-length album Buddha and the Blues is now available worldwide, just in time for a whirlwind of performances surrounding the heralded New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. 

For 50 years, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, known to Fest-goers as simply Jazz Fest, has brought the sights, sounds, and tastes of the Big Easy to millions of festival goers. In celebration of Jazz Fest’s golden anniversary, venerable record label Smithsonian Folkways is proud to present a comprehensive box set of live recordings from the festival’s past.

For 50 years, the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, known to Fest-goers as simply Jazz Fest, has brought the sights, sounds, and tastes of the Big Easy to millions of festival goers. In celebration of Jazz Fest’s golden anniversary, venerable record label Smithsonian Folkways is proud to present a comprehensive box set of live recordings from the festival’s past.

Acura is building on the brand’s 18-year commitment to the music and arts of New Orleans as the automaker joins iconic bandleader, singer, songwriter and producer, Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, as Official Automotive Partner of the Trombone Shorty Foundation’s Shorty Fest and Trad Fridays.

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