Covid Forces Big Cancellations At New Orleans Jazz Fest
SPICEWOOD, TEXAS - APRIL 13: Willie Nelson discusses his new album 'Ride Me Back Home' during a taping for SiriusXM’s Willie’s Roadhouse Channel at Luck Ranch on April 13, 2019 in Spicewood, Texas. (Photo by Rick Kern/Getty Images for SiriusXM)

Country legend Willie Nelson was forced to cancel his performance at the New Orleans Jazz Fest on Sunday after a band member tested positive for Covid-19. Zac Brown Band stepped in to take Nelson’s place. Singer Melissa Etheridge canceled her scheduled performance at the festival as well on Saturday after members of her crew also tested positive for Covid. A week ago, at the start of the New Orleans Jazz Fest, Red Hot Chili Peppers replaced Foo Fighters who canceled all upcoming tour dates after the death of drummer Taylor Hawkins in March. Have you had “bucket list” tickets for a show that got canceled? Were you ever able to see the singer/band at a later date? Or still waiting…

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