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Pitbull bailed, but Tom Petty and Lorde starred in a partially salvaged Sunday at the New Orleans Jazz Fest | Advocate

Pitbull bailed, but Tom Petty and Lorde starred in a partially salvaged Sunday at the New Orleans Jazz Fest | Advocate

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival engaged Mother Nature in a high-stakes game of brinksmanship on Sunday, and won. Pitbull, howeve...

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Jazz Fest opening delayed until Sunday afternoon due to bad weather | Advocate

Jazz Fest opening delayed until Sunday afternoon due to bad weather | Advocate

Bad weather will delay the opening of Jazz Fest on Sunday. via Advocate

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Maroon 5, Usher and the Roots topped off the 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest's first Saturday | Advocate

Maroon 5, Usher and the Roots topped off the 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest's first Saturday | Advocate

At suppertime Saturday, the lines at the 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival’s food booths were short. Just about everybody, it see...

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Fans, family remember Pete Fountain in 'Ancestors' procession at Jazz Fest 2017 | Advocate

Fans, family remember Pete Fountain in 'Ancestors' procession at Jazz Fest 2017 | Advocate

Beverly Fountain, Pete Fountain’s widow, leaned over and planted a kiss on the portrait of her husband unveiled Saturday in the “Ancestors”...

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2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest brings Cuban flair, flag to Fair Grounds, | Advocate

2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest brings Cuban flair, flag to Fair Grounds, | Advocate

It took hours and hours of work to make sure that people attending the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival this year could dance to Cu...

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From smooth soul to something Phish-y, a laid-back day at the Gentilly stage at Jazz Fest 2017 | Advocate

From smooth soul to something Phish-y, a laid-back day at the Gentilly stage at Jazz Fest 2017 | Advocate

Overcast and breezy weather made for a relaxed and pleasant kickoff to the 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival, on its first weekda...

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Harry Connick Jr. was both a New Orleanian and an entertainer on the 2017 Jazz Fest's opening day | Advocate

Harry Connick Jr. was both a New Orleanian and an entertainer on the 2017 Jazz Fest's opening day | Advocate

Late in his closing set on the 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival's opening day, Harry Connick Jr. once again reiterated his h...

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Help for Jazz Fest Withdrawals #jazzfest

Help for Jazz Fest Withdrawals #jazzfest

How to deal with Jazz Fest Withdrawals. Besides 'go to Jazz Fest'... Once you accept that you are going to miss Jazz Fest, you are...

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What's new for Jazz Fest food? Cuban dishes working their mojo and a beignet brunch | Advocate

What's new for Jazz Fest food? Cuban dishes working their mojo and a beignet brunch | Advocate

If you’ve been to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival a few times, you probably already have your favorite dishes. Plenty of peopl...

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Die-hard fans ready for week of music, food as Jazz Fest kicks off, 'you just can't beat it' | Advocate

Die-hard fans ready for week of music, food as Jazz Fest kicks off, 'you just can't beat it' | Advocate

It was 1977 when Nancy Davis went to the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival for the first time. via Advocate

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As 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest opens, staffers plan for rainy weekend weather | Advocate

As 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest opens, staffers plan for rainy weekend weather | Advocate

The forecast for the first day of the 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is cloudy but rain-free. The rest of the weekend, not so ...

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Jazz Fest artwork -- and kitties -- have a cozy home in Bywater | Advocate

Jazz Fest artwork -- and kitties -- have a cozy home in Bywater | Advocate

It wasn’t long after they were married that Nurhan Gokturk and Bridget Cameron started looking for a place to buy. Both thought they wanted...

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Playing with Jazz Fest food: the best of the DIY fest food mash ups | Advocate

Playing with Jazz Fest food: the best of the DIY fest food mash ups | Advocate

Last year at Jazz Fest I tried a little experiment. What would happen if I combined different dishes, or even different parts of dishes, fr...

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New Orleans Jazz Fest 2017: Check out the scene at the Fairgrounds | Advocate

New Orleans Jazz Fest 2017: Check out the scene at the Fairgrounds | Advocate

The 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest is sure to provide good food and great music for hundreds of thousands of visitors over its two-week span. ...

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Jazz Fest book tent lists author signings at the Fair Grounds this weekend | Advocate

Jazz Fest book tent lists author signings at the Fair Grounds this weekend | Advocate

The Book Tent is staffed by the New Orleans Gulf South Booksellers Association. All proceeds go to local literacy programs. via Advocate

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Meatless meals at New Orleans Jazz Fest, best vegetarian dishes | Advocate

Meatless meals at New Orleans Jazz Fest, best vegetarian dishes | Advocate

Food is a big part of the heritage in the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and it’s a major fixation for many fest fans. via Advo...

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Light, cool Jazz Fest food picks | Advocate

Light, cool Jazz Fest food picks | Advocate

Food is a big part of the heritage in the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and it’s a major fixation for many fest fans. via Advo...

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Digging in to Jazz Fest food: our critic's picks, best bargains, big bites, vegetarian options and more | Advocate

Digging in to Jazz Fest food: our critic's picks, best bargains, big bites, vegetarian options and more | Advocate

If you’re the type of Jazz Fest fan who walks through the gates with specific dishes in mind, this year is for you. via Advocate

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New Orleans Jazz Fest poster artist Francis X. Pavy captured the Meters in their funky, early '70s glory | Advocate

New Orleans Jazz Fest poster artist Francis X. Pavy captured the Meters in their funky, early '70s glory | Advocate

As a Lafayette teenager in the early 1970s, visual artist Francis X. Pavy fell under the spell of pioneering New Orleans funk band the Mete...

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From congas to costumes to cigars, Jazz Fest 2017 celebrates the real Cuba | Advocate

From congas to costumes to cigars, Jazz Fest 2017 celebrates the real Cuba | Advocate

Cuba has become more accessible in recent years, yet the country remains a mystery to most Americans. The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Fes...

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Harry Connick Jr. on his 10-year absence from the New Orleans Jazz Fest: 'It feels like yesterday to me' | Advocate

Harry Connick Jr. on his 10-year absence from the New Orleans Jazz Fest: 'It feels like yesterday to me' | Advocate

Harry Connick Jr. was surprised to learn 10 years have passed since he last performed at his hometown New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festiva...

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New Orleans food, music events keep the party rolling between, before and after Jazz Fest | Advocate

New Orleans food, music events keep the party rolling between, before and after Jazz Fest | Advocate

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival goes on for seven days. But “Jazz Fest" has become more like its own season in New Orlean...

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2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest: Here's a look at top music, food picks for first weekend | Advocate

2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest: Here's a look at top music, food picks for first weekend | Advocate

The 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival opens Friday. via Advocate

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With roots in punk rock, Molly McGuire waves flag for New Orleans with canvases at Jazz Fest 2017 | Advocate

With roots in punk rock, Molly McGuire waves flag for New Orleans with canvases at Jazz Fest 2017 | Advocate

2017 marks Molly McGuire’s fifth year doing the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. A bass guitarist, she has recorded with Frank Black...

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How the 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest honors deceased 'Ancestors' | Advocate

How the 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest honors deceased 'Ancestors' | Advocate

The 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival opens Friday as a music and food extravaganza for the living. But it’s also an elaborate ce...

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Fill 'er up: best food at New Orleans Jazz Fest for big portions, full meals | Advocate

Fill 'er up: best food at New Orleans Jazz Fest for big portions, full meals | Advocate

Food is a big part of the heritage in the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and it’s a major fixation for many fest fans. via Advo...

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Keith Spera's Sound Check: Music after dark during the 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest's first week | Advocate

Keith Spera's Sound Check: Music after dark during the 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest's first week | Advocate

If you think the schedule of the 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest is jam-packed, consider this: That's only the start. Once the Fair Grounds ...

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Welcome to the 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest, a cross-generational celebration of New Orleans and more | Advocate

Welcome to the 2017 New Orleans Jazz Fest, a cross-generational celebration of New Orleans and more | Advocate

The 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell opens Friday at the Fair Grounds with a main stage roster consisting ent...

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Best New Orleans Jazz Fest food, our critic's picks | Advocate

Best New Orleans Jazz Fest food, our critic's picks | Advocate

Food is a big part of the heritage in the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, and it’s a major fixation for many fest fans. via Advo...

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Bargain bites at New Orleans Jazz Fest, food picks for a frugal feast | Advocate

Bargain bites at New Orleans Jazz Fest, food picks for a frugal feast | Advocate

The food options can seem limitless at Jazz Fest. Your wallet probably does not. Here are some dishes that can stretch your festival dining...

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Your guide to New Orleans Jazz Fest 2017: Whom to see, what to eat, more | Advocate

Your guide to New Orleans Jazz Fest 2017: Whom to see, what to eat, more | Advocate

The countdown is on: New Orleans Jazz Festival 2017 begins Friday. via Advocate

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NOLA Crawfish Fest moves to Central City with 3 days of boils and bands between Jazz Fest weekends | Advocate

NOLA Crawfish Fest moves to Central City with 3 days of boils and bands between Jazz Fest weekends | Advocate

When Chris “Shaggy” Davis is boiling, there’s often a band nearby jamming. This combination will be in full swing at NOLA Crawfish Festival...

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Riot Fest 2017 First Round Lineup! Dinosaur Jr., Built to Spill, Fishbone to Play Full Albums

Riot Fest 2017 First Round Lineup! Dinosaur Jr., Built to Spill, Fishbone to Play Full Albums

Riot Fest in Chicago (September 15-17, 2017) always puts one of the most interesting lineups of the year. For 2017, we’re seeing a newly......

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'BreakFest' adds early start for Jazz Fest Sundays with brunch, music, maybe a shave | Advocate

'BreakFest' adds early start for Jazz Fest Sundays with brunch, music, maybe a shave | Advocate

Staying out late is one way to do Jazz Fest, as revelers stretch the celebration into the wee hours. BreakFest, by contrast, is proposing a...

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Maroon 5's PJ Morton ready to serve up his new 'Gumbo' CD and return to the New Orleans Jazz Fest | Advocate

Maroon 5's PJ Morton ready to serve up his new 'Gumbo' CD and return to the New Orleans Jazz Fest | Advocate

Maroon 5 keyboardist PJ Morton badly wants his bandmates to bask in some hometown sunshine during the 2017 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Fe...

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Avoid Being A Festival Fashion Victim

Avoid Being A Festival Fashion Victim

Remember, it's all about THE MUSIC. Don't be a FFV NOT A FESTIVAL FASHION VICTIM.  This shirt available on Cafe Press . Avail...

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Before Woodstock, Glastonbury, and Isle of Wight, there was The Monterey International Pop Festival. Widely considered the first major rock...

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New Festival Alert! Drink Bourbon With Eddie Vedder and Stevie Nicks

New Festival Alert! Drink Bourbon With Eddie Vedder and Stevie Nicks

What pairs nicely with a smooth, Kentucky bourbon? Stevie Nicks, Edder Vedder, and Band of Horses, according to a new Louisville festival s...

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Summerfest Announces Massive 50th Anniversary 2017 Lineup

Summerfest Announces Massive 50th Anniversary 2017 Lineup

Summerfest announced more than 100 artists for this year’s festival including Flume, Steve Miller Band, Shins, Steve Akoi, Third Eye Blind,...

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Vaucresson sausage, a festival favorite with long roots, joins the pack at Dat Dog | Advocate

Vaucresson sausage, a festival favorite with long roots, joins the pack at Dat Dog | Advocate

Vaucresson sausage has been a staple since the first year of Jazz Fest in 1970, and when French Quarter Fest debuted in 1984, these distinc...

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Outside Lands Goes Big for Tenth Anniversary: The Who, Metallica, Gorillaz, Lorde, Alt-J, Fleet Foxes

Outside Lands Goes Big for Tenth Anniversary: The Who, Metallica, Gorillaz, Lorde, Alt-J, Fleet Foxes

Outside Lands in San Francisco announced a huge lineup for their tenth year celebration, bringing in headliners like Gorillaz, The Who, Met...

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