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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival

 

August 26, 2021



Daily COVID-19 cases continue to climb, and we have yet to even reach the "peak" of this fourth surge. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, originally rescheduled for October, was cancelled for another year. Events such as this are major economic engines for thousands of entertainers, hospitality, labor and much more. The cancellation of Jazz Fest alone will cost New Orleans an estimated $300 Million in lost revenue. These events are also cultural cornerstones that uniquely define our beloved communities. Sadly, the news grows even more grim. News headlines from across the South docume...



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