Jazz Fest adds a ‘Locals Thursday’ to opening weekend

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It was a wet second week of Jazz Fest in New Orleans. (Chris Leach/WGNO)

NEW ORLEANS – Jazz Fest is adding another day this year to celebrate its 50th anniversary.

The additional day, April 25, will be a “Locals Thursday,” offering discounted tickets for local residents.

Anyone presenting a valid Louisiana ID at the entrance will be able to purchase a ticket for the discounted rate of $50.

The lineup for the 2019 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival will be released in December.

The festival will span eight days over two weekend in 2019, starting April 25-28 and May 2-5.

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