New Orleans 2017 Videos - Day 11

The Jambalaya Cajun Band with D.L. Menard, in what would turn out to be
the great Cajun singer and songwriter's final Jazz Fest performance

Wild Mardi Gras Indian funk with Big Chief Juan Pardo and Jockimo's Groove

More astounding modern jazz, this time from Khari Allen Lee and the New Creative Collective

From Clarksdale, Mississippi (need I say more), the awesome Deak Harp

Galactic with Shamarr Allen and the incredible Erica Falls

Roddie Romero and the Hub City (that's Lafayette in Louisiana) All-Stars

An unexpected treat was to finally see Irma Thomas sing her songs of praise in the Gospel Tent 

Tab Benoit. One beat-up guitar, no pedals, no gimmicks. Just great music.

A phenominal performance by Nicholas Payton and His Afro-Caribbean Mixtape in the Jazz Tent

A quick final trip to the Fais Do Do Stage to see some folky rock by Dawes

Dr. Brice Miller and the Mahogany Brass Band closed out the Jazz and Heritage Stage

We ended our Jazz Fest at the Gentilly Stage with The Meters, who started it all some 50 years ago

A final edition of 'What's Rolling on the River'

© Jeff Mangold 2012