New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2022: The Who, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Jimmy Buffett, Lionel Richie, Willie Nelson and Many More

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After taking 2021 off due to concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the historic New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival will return from April 29-May 8.

Officially announced on Thursday, the return of the iconic multi-day festival extravaganza boasts a stacked assortment of A-list talent, including but not limited to:

The Who
Stevie Nicks
Foo Fighters
Jimmy Buffett & the Coral Reefer Band
Lionel Richie
Erykah Badu
Willie Nelson & Family
Luke Combs
The Black Crowes
The Avett Brothers
Norah Jones
Billy Strings
Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit
Elvis Costello & the Imposters
Ziggy Marley
Death Cab for Cutie
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue
Randy Newman
Melissa Etheridge
Kool & the Gang

To name just a few.

Here’s a video breaking it all down:

Jambase notes that this year’s Jazz Fest will feature some noteworthy musical tributes, as well:

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.

Passes for the festival went on sale via today, Jan. 20, and range in price from $210 plus fees (for a 3-day Weekend One pass), to various levels of VIP access and additional amenities.

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