The journey back to jazz festivals performed to live audiences has
many different approaches. No matter which on-ramp you choose, normalcy, as we
know it after the extended pandemic pause, appears to be a year away.
look at some of the ways that festivals organizations, working with government
health officials, are bringing their events back this season. Most have reduced
capacity, fewer stages, fewer artists, and shorter hours than in the past.
Social distancing and other good-health protocols are the norm in most cases.