Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Nicks, The Who & More to Headline New Orleans Jazz Fest — UPDATED

UPDATE: On Friday (April 8), organizers announced that Red Hot Chili Peppers have been added to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival lineup for Sunday. The band will fill in for Foo Fighters, who canceled their remaining tour dates for the year following the death of drummer Taylor Hawkins at age 50 on March 25.

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The Who, Stevie Nicks, Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band, Luke Combs, Lionel Richie, The Black Crowes, Willie Nelson and Erykah Badu are set to headline the jam packed two-weekend festival, according to the lineup released on Thursday (Jan. 20).

Additional performers include The Avett Brothers, Norah Jones, Lauren Daigle, Ludacris, Billy Strings, Nelly, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Elvis Costello & the Imposters, Death Cab for Cutie and many, many more.

The first weekend of the event will take place from Friday, April 29 through Sunday, May 1, while the second will begin on Thursday, May 5 through Sunday, May 8 at the festival’s longtime home at the Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, Louisiana.

General admission weekend passes and VIP packages are currently available for purchase at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival’s website here.

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