Jimmy Buffett is set to take the stage at the rescheduled 50th annual Jazz Fest at the New Orleans Fairgrounds this spring. The event, which was originally scheduled for October 2020, was delayed due to the Delta surge. Confirmation arrived today that Jimmy Buffett will perform during the second weekend of the festival (May 5, 6, 7). The Jazz Fest film, produced by Marshall, Suffern and Sean Stuart and executive produced by Jimmy Buffett and Quint Davis, features appearances from Bruce Springsteen, Katy Perry, Earth, Wind & Fire and more.
The trailer includes appearances by Gregory Porter, Tom Jones and more. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival has been a beloved musical and cultural event of Crescent City and Louisiana since its inception in 1970. The Jazz Foundation & Heritage gala kicks off the Jazz Fest season with a celebration of New Orleans music and cuisine. The Big Chief VIP Experience is the most luxurious way to enjoy the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival.
This year's lineup includes Lizzo, Dead & Company, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters and more. A Krewe of Jazz Fest ticket is required for all children over 2 years old to access the Krewe of Jazz Fest viewing area. The festival will also feature performances from Michael White & the original Liberty jazz band with Thais Clark and Maynard Chatters, Lady Buckjumpers SA&PC originals from New Orleans, Trumpet Mafia, Charlie Gabriel and friends, William Prince, Antonio Sanchez and Bad Hombre, Don Vappie & the Creole Jazz Serenaders, Wendell Brunious All Stars, Dumaine Street Gang and Family Ties SA&PCs, 79rs Gang Music Group, Sisters of Unity and Devastation SA&PCs, Wild Red Flame and Mohawk Hunters Mardi Gras Indians, plus hundreds of other artists.