French Quarter Festival 2014 In Pictures

SAYING FAREWELL TO AN OLD MUSICAL FRIEND

2014-04-10 18.52.00In 2013 I posted detailed daily reviews of French Quarter Festival, the second largest New Orleans music festival after Jazz Fest (though Voodoo Fest may beg to differ) and one of the largest free music festivals in the nation. This year, however, I am around for only the first of this four-day event. I am loath to leave when so much wonderful free music is filling up the city’s tourist core, but I was granted a reviewer pass to cover Wanee Fest in Florida, The Allman Brothers‘ annual festival and campout on the Suwanee River. The Allman Brothers are one of my top five all-time favorite bands and they announced in January that they were calling it quits after this year; thus, iI can’t pass up the opportunity to say farewell to an old musical friend.

Fortuitous Timing

Fortuitous Timing

As consolation, I made it out to the river front today to enjoy some wonderful music on a sublime afternoon. The crowd was as quirky and engaging as always, so I thought I’d let the pictures do the talking and give you a glimpse of the wonderful time you’re missing if you’re not in New Orleans this weekend!

 

 

BONERAMA, BABY!

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Selfie With the Crowd

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Cutting a Rug

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IN NOLA THE FREAKS COME OUT AT DAY

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My Good Tutu Is At the Cleaner’s

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Who Knew The Headless Horseman Was a Music Fan?!

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Cajun Flower Power–Little Liza Jane

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My Uncle Jimmy Hits A Time Warp & Loses 20 Years!

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“Like….Yeah!”

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This One Is Dedicated To My Parents & All My Former Bosses!

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Perhaps My All-Time Favorite T-Shirt (My Childhood Meets My Adulthood!)

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“Arise My Child And Walk….But This Is New Orleans So Keep Your Wheelchair Around To Hold Your Beer.”

THE ALWAYS PHOTOGENIC BAG OF DONUTS

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Just As Louis Armstrong Envisioned

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CHILLING BY THE MIGHTY MISSISSIPPI

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Proud Brother Of The Artist Who Painted This Year’s Poster

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In The Mood

SOUL PROJECT NOLA

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  1. I had a great time at Wanee Fest a few years ago! Enjoy. Take some bug spray.:)

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