Fleetwood Mac to Replace the Rolling Stones at New Orleans Jazz Fest

Randee St Nicholas
Fleetwood Mac

Fleetwood Mac have been added to the musical lineup for the historic 50th anniversary New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will play Thursday, May 2.

The band will be replace The Rolling Stones, who were forced to postpone touring due to singer Mick Jagger’s health.

Mac collectively have sold more than 100 million records worldwide with countless hits. The band's current lineup includes Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Stevie Nicks and Christine McVie, along with newcomers Mike Campbell and Neil Finn.

Jazz Fest will also feature Tom Jones, Ziggy Marley, Mavis Staples and Regina Carter's Southern Comfort, along with local Louisiana artists.

A day-specific ticket is required for admission on May 2. General admission and VIP tickets are available at NOjazzfest.com and Ticketmaster. Tickets can also be purchased in-person at the Smoothie King Center box office.


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