Fleetwood Mac Cancel Jazz Fest Gig Days After Replacing Rolling Stones

    • Fleetwood Mac has pulled out as headliners of this year’s New Orleans Jazz Festival after replacing the Rolling Stones.
    • The band says in a statement that Stevie Nicks is recovering from the flu.
    • It’s unclear who will headline Jazz Fest on May 2.
  • Just days after replacing the Rolling Stones as headliners at the New Orleans festival, Fleetwood Mac have also canceled their gig as Stevie Nicks recovers from the flu. Rolling Stone reports that the band confirmed the news on Monday, after recently postponing concerts in Boston and Philadelphia. “As an update to previous Fleetwood Mac posts regarding a band member illness, Stevie Nicks has the flu,” the band says in a statement. “While she is feeling better already, management has consulted with her doctors and have decided to reschedule the remaining four shows of their North American tour to allow for her full recovery.” It’s unclear at this time who will fill in at Jazz Fest on May 2.
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