UPDATE: Jazz Fest opens at 3 p.m. Sunday

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Music fans stake out their spots in front of the Acura Stage on the first day of Jazz Fest 2017

UPDATE: Jazz Fest announced on Facebook it is opening at 3 p.m.

NEW ORLEANS – Jazz Fest has been delayed due to severe weather concerns.

In a Facebook post just before 9:30 a.m., festival officials confirmed that the doors will not open as scheduled this morning.

The start of the festival has been “delayed until this afternoon,” according to the post.