Jazz Fest Kicks Into Full Swing Today

Posted on Apr 29, 2011 in Local Issues

Today marks the first major day for Jazz Fest 2011 and the city is already visibly packed with tourists and festival-goers of all sorts. Many rental properties are being occupied exclusively for the festival weekend and traffic near the fairgrounds is piling up.

National acts playing today’s Fess include:
Jeff Beck (3:20 Acura Stage)
Mumford and Sons (3:25 Gentilly Stage)
Robert Plant & The Band of Joy (5:25 Acura Stage)
The Avett Brothers (5:30 Gentilly Stage)
Wyclef Jean (5:30 Congo Square Stage)

Locals not to miss:
George Porter Jr (12:25 Acura Stage)
Joe Krown Trio w/ Walter “Wolfman” Washington and Russell Batiste Jr (1:20 Blues Tent)
Jon Cleary (1:50 Acura Stage)
The Subdudes (1:55 Gentilly Stage)

This year’s Festival will also play host to a large number of Haitian acts in a gesture of solidarity with the ravaged nation.

For the full schedule and lineup click HERE.

As always, if you are arrested in New Orleans while in town for Jazz Fest or any other reason, Bloom Legal is here to help 24/7. Call us at 504-599-9997 for a case evaluation.

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