New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2022 Lineup: The Who, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters & More

Jazz Fest returns on April 29 - May 1 and May 5 - 8 at the Fairgrounds in New Orleans.

By Scott Bernstein Jan 20, 2022 9:26 am PST

The Who, Stevie Nicks and Foo Fighters top the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2022 lineup. Jazz Fest returns to the Fairgrounds on April 29 – May 1 and May 5 – 8 after a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jimmy Buffett and The Coral Reefer Band, Luke Combs, Lionel Richie, The Black Crowes, Willie Nelson & Family, Erykah Badu, The Avett Brothers, Norah Jones, Lauren Daigle, Ludacris, Billy Strings, Nelly, Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Death Cab for Cutie, Ziggy Marley, Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue, The Revivalists and Lukas Nelson & Promise Of The Real are more of the acts aboard for Jazz Fest 2022. Other acts set to play the Fairgrounds this spring include George Porter Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners, Melissa Etheridge, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Tank & The Bangas, Cyril Neville, Leo Nocentelli, Irma Thomas, Big Freedia and The War & Treaty.

A number of tributes are planned for this year’s festival. CeeLo Green will honor James Brown, while funky Meters and Ivan Neville & The Neville Brothers Band featuring Cyril Neville will present a Tribute to Art and Charles Neville. Additional sets will come in tribute to Dr. John, Dave Bartholomew, George Wein, Allen Toussaint, Bessie Smith and Lil Buck Sinegal.

General Admission Weekend Passes, VIP Packages and Travel Packages for Jazz Fest 2022 go on sale today (Thursday, January 20) at 12 p.m. CT via Single-day tickets will soon be available. Those who rolled over tickets for the 2020 and 2021 events will get an email from the ticketing company detailing the process of obtaining tickets for the weekend of their choice.

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