New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2021
Jazz Fest captures the festival’s ecstatic spontaneity, which defines the essence and vitality of American popular music.
Founded in April 1970, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is held in Louisiana's largest city. New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is the biggest and best-attended multi-style music festival in the world. The grand event unfolds across two weekends—always the last weekend in April and the first weekend in May. It is a great event for all ages, which has drawn between 400,000 and 500,000 attendees across its two extended weekends. This year’s event includes nationally known headliners and hitmakers, among them Katy Perry, J Balvin, Chris Stapleton, Diana Ross, and Pitbull, as well as habitual Jazz Fest performers including Santana, Bonnie Raitt, Jimmy Buffett, Al Green, Herbie Hancock, and the Dave Matthews Band. After celebrating their fiftieth anniversary in 2019, Jazz Fest is showing no signs of slowing down, adding an extra day to the festivities, making it eight days in total. Come and watch the most influential artists step onto the legendary main stage and perform their best!