Jazzfest Unveils Initial Lineup Featuring Dead & Company, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Lizzo & More

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Stevie Nicks performs at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony in New York on March 29, 2019. Nicks has spent the last 10 months homebound, mainly due to the coronavirus pandemic. During that time, she recorded the new single “Show Them the Way” and edited her new concert film “Stevie Nicks 24 Karat Gold The Concert.” The song will be released Friday and the concert film, recorded over two nights during Nicks
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is looking to return in a big way in 2021 with an initial lineup of more than 50 artists announced today.
Some of the initial artists confirmed for the festival, to take place Oct. 8-17, are Dead & Company, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Jimmy Buffett, Lizzo, Demi Lovato, The Black Crowes, H.E.R., Brandi Carlile, Norah Jones, Tedeschi Trucks Band, The Beach Boys, Ludacris, Trombone Shorty, and Jon Batiste. The full lineup will be announced next month.
Three-day passes to the event are on sale now. Single day tickets go on sale in July. Jazz Fest is partnering with CID Entertainment to provide travel packages. The presenting sponsor of the festival is Shell. 
Jazzfest was originally scheduled to take place April 22 to May 1, when it has traditionally staged for 50 years, but was moved to October due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
The 2020 edition was officially canceled in April 2020, but it was to feature The Who, Dead & Company, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Lizzo, Lionel Richie, The Lumineers, The Black Crowes and many more. 
Jazz Fest is now a co-production with AEG Presents and celebrated 50 years in 2019 with Dave Matthews Band, Katy Perry, Chris Stapleton, Jimmy Buffett & The Coral Reefer Band, Pitbull, Santana, Diana Ross, Van Morrison, Al Green and many more.