The Who, Stevie Nicks Anchor Lineup for NOLA Jazz Festival Return
After two years of disruption, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage festival announced plans for its 2022 return Thursday. The Who, Stevie Nicks, Foo Fighters, Jimmy Buffett, Lukc Combs and many other top-tier acts are committed for the festival, which is set for April 29-May 8. Tickets for the... Read more
Ticketsmarter Signs Deal With New Orleans Pelicans
TicketSmarter and the New Orleans Pelicans have announced an agreement that will make the growing ticket resale marketplace an official partner of the NBA franchise. The deal will include making TIcketSmarter an official resale marketplace for the team, which plays its home games in the Smoothie King Center. “We... Read more
Tyler, The Creator, Tame Impala Headline BUKU Festival 2022 Lineup
BUKU Music + Art Project has announced its return to New Orleans in 2022, bringing the boutique festival back for its 10-year anniversary and first show since 2019. Tyler, The Creator and Tame Impala are among a slew of headlining performers planned to take the stage at the festival,... Read more
New Orleans Jazz Fest Called Off Amid Louisiana COVID Case Surge
What would have been the first-ever fall version of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival won’t happen after all, as authorities called off the 2021 Jazz Fest due to surging COVID case rates in Louisiana. The annual event was called off in 2020 during the initial COVID wave... Read more
Lauren Daigle Concert Flouting COVID Rules Faces Backlash in New Orleans
Officials in New Orleans are denouncing an event held in the city last week that appeared to ignore numerous regulations in place related to COVID. The event, marketed as a Christian worship event, was more of a concert featuring Louisiana native Lauren Daigle and Sean Feucht according to authorities.... Read more
Essence Festival Officially Cancelled After Initial Postponement
New Orleans’ Essence Festival has been called off due to the coronavirus pandemic. Organizers made the call to cancel following a recommendation from New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell the city not hold large gatherings this year as the virus takes its toll. The 2020 edition of Essence Festival was... Read more
Construction Collapse Causes Cancellation of Remaining ‘Wicked’ Shows
Performances of the acclaimed Broadway show Wicked were set to take place in New Orleans through this weekend, but due to a construction collapse near the venue, all remaining shows have been cancelled. Over the weekend, the Hard Rock Hotel, which is under construction on Canal Street, partially collapsed.... Read more