New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2021: Dead & Company, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters + More

Jazz Fest will be held in the fall for the first time this year due to the pandemic with the full music lineup due next month.

By Scott Bernstein Jun 24, 2021 10:53 am PDT

Dead & Company, Stevie Nicks and Foo Fighters are among the more than 50 artists featured on the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival’s initial 2021 lineup. Jazz Fest returns later than usual due to the pandemic as it will be held at the Fairgrounds October 8 – 10 and 15 – 17.

Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band, Lizzo, Demi Lovato, The Black Crowes, H.E.R., Brandi Carlile, Norah Jones, Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Beach Boys, Ludacris, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, Jon Batiste, Wu-Tang Clan feat. The Soul Rebels, Ziggy Marley: Songs of Bob Marley, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, The Revivalists and Brittany Howard are more of the acts set to play Jazz Fest this October. Randy Newman, Irma Thomas, Melissa Etheridge, The Isley Brothers, Nile Rodgers & CHIC, Boz Scaggs, Rickie Lee Jones, Ledisi, Tower of Power, David Sanborn, Tank and The Bangas, Big Freedia, Chris Isaak, Keb’ Mo’ Band, Preservation Hall Jazz Band and many others are also aboard.

The full music lineup will be confirmed in July. 2020 marked the first year without Jazz Fest since the festival was founded. Organizers announced the beloved event’s 2021 installment would be postponed to fall back in January.

VIP and GA 3-day weekend passes are on sale now through the festival’s website. Single-day tickets will be available for purchase starting in July.

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