BREAKING: Jazz Fest just took to social media to announce this year’s festival has officially been moved to Fall 2020.
Tickets already purchased for the original dates will be honored for the new dates this fall. The festival has not announced when those dates might be.
This is the third major spring festival to move to either the Fall or Summer. BUKU has rescheduled for September, and French Quarter Fest re-scheduled for October.
“We will announce exact dates and additional details soon,” festival’s producers stated late Tuesday afternoon.
You can read the full statement below
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JAZZ FEST 2020 TO BE RESCHEDULED FOR THE FALL At the direction of City of New Orleans authorities, in response to ongoing COVID-19 health concerns, the 2020 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell will not occur this April and May, as scheduled. 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. Jazz Fest 2020 will now take place in the fall. We will announce exact dates and additional details soon. All purchases for the original dates will be honored for the fall dates. Thank you for your support and patience, and we look forward to seeing everyone this fall.