The annual New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is one of the most anticipated events of the year, drawing in nearly half a million attendees to the festival site. But with the ongoing pandemic, many are wondering if Jazz Fest 2022 will happen. As an expert in the field, I can confidently say that while there may be some changes, the festival should still look, sound, smell, taste and feel like the Jazz Fest we know and love.The Big Chief VIP Experience is the most luxurious way to enjoy the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. This includes access to a private viewing area with a great view of the main stage, access to air-conditioned restrooms, complimentary food and drinks, and more.
This is a great option for those who want to enjoy the festival in comfort and style.One of the best aspects of the festival is discovery. Wandering from stage to stage without an agenda, stopping to watch unknown acts that catch your attention, can be a rewarding strategy. The Gospel Tent, especially, is often the source of uplifting surprises. From Lillie Lewis to Little Freddie King to Alexey Marti and Kim Che're, there are plenty of talented artists to discover at Jazz Fest.The lineup for Jazz Fest 2022 should be just as impressive as ever.
Lionel Richie will close out the main stage while Death Cab for Cutie will lead the Shell Gentilly Stage. Cuban trumpet legend Arturo Sandoval will be in the Jazz Tent and Ronnie Lamarque will be singing in Economy Hall store. Other acts include Michael Trotter Jr. & Tanya Blount, Antonio Sanchez & Bad Hombre, William Prince, Don Vappie & The Creole Jazz Serenaders, Wendell Brunious All Stars, Dumaine Street Gang & Family Ties S&PCs, 79rs Gang Music Group, Sisters of Unity & Devastation S&PCs, Wild Red Flame & Mohawk Hunters Mardi Gras Indians and many more.If you're looking for a place to stay during Jazz Fest 2022, there are plenty of hotels available in and around New Orleans.
Whether you're looking for luxury or something more budget-friendly, you'll find something that suits your needs.In general, Jazz Fest 2022 should look, sound, smell and taste like Jazz Fest despite all the challenges. A Krewe of Jazz Fest ticket is required for all children over 2 years old to access the Krewe of Jazz Fest viewing area.