The latest live show to reschedule amid coronavirus concerns is New Orleans’ Jazz & Heritage Festival.
The festival, which was scheduled to take place April 23-26 and April 30 – May 3, will now be moved to the fall. “The health and safety of the community, our musicians, Festival Fans, participants, sponsors and staff are paramount, and we urge everyone to follow the guidelines and protocols put forth by public health officials,” the statement posted on Tuesday (March 17) read.
“We will announce exact dates and additional details soon,” it continued, referring to the postponed date.
Jazz Fest had a bill of star-studded performers set to take the stage, including the Who, Dead & Company, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Lizzo, Brandi Carlile, Norah Jones, Erykah Badu, the Beach Boys, Maggie Rogers, Elvis Costello, Wu-Tang Clan and more.
See the update below.
— New Orleans JazzFest (@jazzfest) March 17, 2020