A complete guide to Jazz Fest 2022

By WBOK Staff

Tuesday, April 26, 2022

The New Orleans Heritage and Jazz Fest is finally back after years of delays due to the coronavirus pandemic.

As excited as everyone is to get back to the Fairgrounds, it's a good idea to prepare ahead of time for things like travel, big crowds and what you should bring.


Below is our complete guide to Jazz Fest 2022. WDSU also prepared a printable checklist for your convenience so you can Fest Your Best!

Line up and dates:

Jazz Fest runs from April 29 through May 8.

Some of the top headliners for the festival include The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Stevie Nicks, Lionel Richie, The Who, Jimmy Buffett, Erykah Badu, Willie Nelson, The Black Crowes and Luke Combs.

The lineup also features local artists on multiple stages.

The music schedule is broken down by day in cubes with times for all the acts.

Click for the cubes


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