New Orleans 2017 Videos - Day 2

Jazz Fest 2017 begins as the shuttle from downtown arrives at the Fair Grounds

A quick panorama from the shuttle passengers entrance, showing the Gentilly Stage,
the Kids Tent, the race track, and the Grandstand

We always start Festing at the Fais Do Do Stage: Creole Zydeco with the fiddle of  Ed Poullard
and the accordion of Preston Frank and his Family Band ... and of course the Fais Do Do dancers

Reggae from the Revealers, a local New Orleans band

Parade with the New Wave Brass Band and the Keep 'N It Real, We Are One,
and Perfect Gentlemen Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs

In the Blues Tent, from McComb, Mississippi, the fabulous Mr. Sipp

Flags in the wind during the Paul Sanchez Sound Check

Paul Sanchez and his Rolling Road Show at the Gentilly Stage

Mardi Gras Indian parade on Friday afternoon: Golden Sioux, Wild Apaches, and Black Seminoles

Canadian First Nations turntablist DJ Shub at the Jazz and Heritage Stage

A bit of rockin' Cajun from the Pine Leaf Boys

Really good traditional jazz from Leroy Jones and New Orleans' Finest

Here's a panorama of Food Area II and the Cuba pavilion, one of the highlights of this year's festival

From Zimbabwe, Mathias Muzaza leads Mokoomba

The percussion-heavy Latin jazz-rock of Alexey Marti's Urban Minds

NOLA-flavored honky-tonk with Kim Carson and the Real Deal at the Lagniappe Stage

Bluegrass at the Fais Do Do Stage with the Travelin' McCourys

Quiana Lynell and Meschiya Lake at their tribute to Blu Lu Barker

Outstanding modern jazz from Astral Project

The Pocket Aces Brass Band

Ending the day where it began, at the Fais Do Do Stage, with zydeco from
Geno Delafose and French Rockin' Boogie

Canal Street at dusk: Streetcars and the Saenger Theater

© Jeff Mangold 2012