Voodoo, previously scheduled for its traditional Halloween weekend in City Park from Oct. Voodoo krewe, a statement regarding Voodoo and Stay safe and see you in City Park October , ! While we are disappointed to share this news, the health and safety of our fans, artists, staff and community remain our top priority. We look forward to returning in full force on October , Tickets for this year's now-canceled Voodoo will be valid for the event. Information about refunds will be sent to ticket holders by Front Gate Tickets within 24 hours, the statement said. The rescheduled French Quarter Festival is still on the calendar for Oct.
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The Voodoo Experience has hosted more than artists and over one million festival goers during its existence. The festival has been twice nominated for Pollstar's Music Festival of the Year. Since its Halloween weekend debut, the annual event has become a Halloween tradition to music fans, both locally and others who travel from around the world. The event has also been twice nominated for Pollstar's Music Festival of the Year and in , Voodoo founder Stephen Rehage and his team were presented with a key to the city, following the Voodoo post-Katrina event. Planned and executed by Stephen Rehage, CEO of Rehage Entertainment, the festival consisted of three stages and a mix of local and national acts including headliners Wyclef Jean and Moby. As the U. During its second year in , Voodoo became to a two-day event and garnered international attention with a headlining performance from Eminem in support of his just-released three times platinum major studio debut The Slim Shady LP. In , Voodoo expanded to a three-day event.
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Like many New Orleans festivals, Voodoo started out small and exploded into a mega-event spanning several days and drawing big names and even bigger numbers. Over its first 15 years, Voodoo has drawn more than a million people, along with some of the top acts on the contemporary popular music scene as well as giving the stage to up-and-coming New Orleans musicians. There are four distinct performance areas, each of which is enhanced by the use of interactive art. There are also art displays on the grounds, carnival rides, Tarot card readings, and other demonstrations and activities.