French Quarter Festival, originally scheduled for April 16-19 in New Orleans, is being rescheduled to October 1-4 due to coronavirus concerns.
“French Quarter Festival 2020, presented by Chevron has been RESCHEDULED to October 1st-4th, 2020, following the recommendation of public health officials and with the support of the The City Of NOLA, due to COVID-19 concerns,” read a statement from the festival. “French Quarter Festivals, Inc.’s top priority is the health and safety of our fans, artists, staff, volunteers, sponsors, and community.”
“We understand the impact this news brings to so many people,” continued the statement. “For fans who were traveling, we encourage you to contact your airline and hotel immediately for any changes. We are communicating directly with all artists, vendors, sponsors and staff on next steps.”
Read their full statement below.
For a full list of shows/festivals impacted by COVID-19 visit Relix.com/Coronavirus.