Jimmy Buffett to Replace Eddie Vedder at JazzFest
Jimmy Buffett will replace Eddie Vedder at this year’s New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. Buffett will play an acoustic set with Mac McAnally on the festival’s Acura Stage on Thursday, May 3. Other artists scheduled to perform on May 3 include: Florence + the Machine, Esperanza Spalding, The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Ani DiFranco and James Cotton, among others. The 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is scheduled for April 27 – May 6. As previously reported, Vedder postponed his entire spring tour due to to temporary nerve damage in his right arm.