Jazz Fest releases 2022 cubes

0

Jazz Fest organizers held a press conference on Tuesday to provide updates on the festival a month before it returns to New Orleans. The popular music festival had to be canceled twice due to COVID-19.Gov. John Bel Edwards said on Tuesday it was finally possible to celebrate safely. “I’m happy to tell you that as we put together today our (with) COVID numbers are the best they’ve been since the pandemic began,” Edwards said. The cubes, also known as the hourly breakdown per performance day, were released at the press conference. You can see them here. “We booked as much talent, if not more, than ever before because we wanted to score,” said festival organizer Quint Davis. “We wanted to come back strong for New Orleans.” Stevie Nicks and the Who are among the headliners this year. The Foo Fighters were also planning to perform but announced on Tuesday that the band was canceling all upcoming performances, citing the recent death of their drummer, Taylor Hawkins. The event is scheduled from April 29 to May 8. It has an estimated economic impact of $400 million. , which organizers say is comparable to hosting the Super Bowl. Local business owners told WDSU they were excited for the event to return. Many rely on big events, like the Jazz Fest, to make money. “If it’s a good Jazz Fest, we have nice clean weather and nice sunny days, that can add up to 20% of our annual revenue,” said Erin Merrick, general. manager of Patton’s Caterers in Slidell. “Events are coming in, our big festivals are coming back and our big corporate events are coming back. We might actually get by.” Weekend passes and VIP packages are on sale now. Click here for more information. You can view the daily music schedule here. Davis said more than 400 Louisiana-based artists will perform at the festival.

Jazz Fest organizers held a press conference on Tuesday to provide updates on the festival a month before it returns to New Orleans.

The popular music festival had to be canceled twice due to COVID-19.

Gov. John Bel Edwards said Tuesday it was finally possible to celebrate safely.

“I’m happy to tell you that, as we pull together today, our (with) COVID numbers are the best they’ve been since the pandemic began,” Edwards said.

The cubes, also known as the hourly breakdown per performance day, were released at the press conference. You can see them here.

“We booked as much talent, if not more, than ever before because we wanted to score,” said festival organizer Quint Davis. “We wanted to come back strong for New Orleans.”

Stevie Nicks and the Who are among the headliners this year. The Foo Fighters were also planning to perform but announced on Tuesday that the band was canceling all upcoming performances, citing the recent death of their drummer, Taylor Hawkins.

The event is scheduled from April 29 to May 8. It has an estimated economic impact of $400 million, which organizers say is comparable to hosting the Super Bowl.

Local business owners told WDSU they were excited for the event to return. Many rely on big events, like the Jazz Fest, to make money.

“If it’s a good jazz festival, we have nice clean weather and nice sunny days, that can be over 20% of our annual consumption,” said Erin Merrick, general manager of Patton’s Caterers at Slidell. “Events are coming in, our big festivals are coming back and our big corporate events are coming back. We might actually get by.”

Weekend passes and VIP packages are on sale now. Click here for more information.

You can see the daily music lineup here.

Davis said more than 400 Louisiana-based artists will perform at the festival.

Share.

About Author

Comments are closed.