Right after Carnival season, New Orleans gears up for a busy spring festival season. Check back for updates as we get them. Contact us if there are changes in schedule. Summer Festival Survival Guide. Search for a Place or Topic. Expect green beer, bagpipes and plenty of produce. Several local neighborhoods host parades and festivities.
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Founded in with the first festival held in , the festival features primarily New Orleans music , such as jazz , blues , and zydeco from hundreds of local musicians, as well as food from dozens of New Orleans restaurants. In April, , the jazz pianist Ronnie Kole recalled the origins of the idea of creating a new event in New Orleans. In the early s, the Mayor's office recruited ten people, nine business owners and one musician, to put together a new festival for the city. With an estimated attendance of over , in ,  the festival bills itself as "the world's largest showcase of Louisiana music. The festival is formally overseen by French Quarter Festivals Inc. The nonprofit French Quarter Festivals, Inc. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved
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