According to reports, a new headliner is stepping in for a major time-slot at the 2022 New Orleans Jazz Fest. After the Foo Fighters opted to cancel their upcoming performance following the death of their drummer, Taylor Hawkins, the Red Hot Chili Peppers will be filling their time on the first Sunday of Jazz Fest.

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The news of Taylor Hawkins' death rattled the world of music. Many artists and celebrities poured out their condolences after the Foo Fighters announced the passing of their beloved drummer.

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Unfortunately for fans of the band, the Foo Fighters understandably opted to cancel their scheduled upcoming performances. That meant that there would be a vacancy at the 2022 New Orleans Jazz Festival.

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Now, per NOLA News, another rock group has stepped up to fill the headliner slot on the main stage at Jazz Fest on Sunday, May 1.

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The Red Hot Chili Peppers will be rocking the big stage at Jazz Fest to wrap up the first weekend of festivities. An incredible get for Jazz Fest, who per the report has been able to navigate past cancellations really well.

While the Foo Fighters will be missed, music lovers will be in for a treat as the Red Hot Chili Peppers descend upon New Orleans.

See the report from @NOLAnews on Twitter below.

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