The Last Waltz New Orleans 2022 to Celebrate 45th Anniversary of The Band’s Final Performance

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Keith Wortman, Robbie Robertson, Sebastian Robertson and Blackbird Presents have announced The Last Waltz New Orleans: A Celebration of the 45th Anniversary of the Band’s Historic Farewell Concert will return during the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on May 7 at the historic Saenger Theatre in New Orleans, La. 

The evening will celebrate The Band’s historic sold-out 1976 Thanksgiving concert and final performance. The lineup features Warren Hayes, Grace Potter, Jamey Johnson, Don Was, Dave Malone, John Medeski, Cyril Neville, Terence Higgins, Bob Margolin, Mark Mullins and The Levee Horns, along with special guests George Porter Jr. and Ivan Neville. 

“New Orleans has always felt like a second home to me musically and spiritually,” said Robbie Robertson. “I am honored to have this extraordinary lineup of musicians celebrate the tradition of The Last Waltz in one of my favorite cities.”

The Last Waltz New Orleans is an extension of Blackbird Present’s annual The Last Waltz tour, which plays to sold-out audiences annually in November. Learn more here

Tickets go on sale on March 14 at 10 a.m. CT via Ticketmaster. VIP packages are also available.

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