Foo Fighters, The Beach Boys, Demi Lovato, Lizzo, H.E.R. and Brandi Carlile are set to perform at the 2021 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival in October.
Organizers announced Thursday (June 24) that the festival, which annually celebrates the culture and heritage of New Orleans and Louisiana alongside performances by national and international artists, is scheduled over two weekends in the fall from Oct. 8-10 and Oct. 15-17. Approximately 50 of the artists who will take the stage have been announced, while the full lineup will be presented next month.
Lizzo, Foo Fighters, Stevie Nicks, H.E.R., Dead & Company, The Black Crowes, Norah Jones, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, Wu-Tang Clan feat. The Soul Rebels, Tank and The Bangas, The Isley Brothers, Trombone Shorty, Big Freedia and PJ Morton are among the performers who were previously set for the 2020 edition of the festival, which was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The New Orleans Jazz Fest traditionally takes place at the end of April and early May for eight days and was once again scheduled for that time of year but was postponed due to COVID-19.