The Rock & Rouge Women’s Music & Food Festival & Beyond
New Orleans, Louisiana, May 13, 2020 – Unfortunately, we must announce that The Rock & Rouge Women’s Music & Food Festival & beyond 2020 has been cancelled. At first, we had hoped to postpone the festival to September 2020 in response to the outbreak of COVID-19 and Governor John Bel Edwards’ ban on public events. However, New Orleans Mayor Latoya Cantrell has since strongly advised against holding festivals for the remainder of 2020.
As we have previously stated, public safety and health is our top priority. In order to protect our community and comply with our government and health officials, we see no other option than to cancel The Rock & Rouge Women’s Music & Food Festival & beyond for 2020. The Rock & Rouge Foundation remains driven to celebrate and empower women in our community. We anticipate the return of live music, food, and celebration of our culture in 2021, and we hope to see you there. Our sincerest gratitude extends to our community, partners, sponsors, donors, volunteers, and everyone in this difficult time!