Festivals

Another festival may be chopped due to COVID-19
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Associated Press
May 17, 2020 - 8:48 am
Another festival could be on the chopping block due to COVID-19
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Chris Miller
March 13, 2020 - 11:00 am
COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic causes Frenc Quarter Festival to reschedule for fall
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Bobby Hebert and Mike Detillier in the Magical Krewe of Mad Hatters parade.
Amos Morale III
February 16, 2020 - 1:10 pm
WWL's Bobby Hebert and Mike Detillier rode in the inaugural Magical Krewe of Mad Hatters parade Saturday
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Scoot previews the featured throws in the Magical Krewe of Mad Hatters' parade
Scoot
February 14, 2020 - 5:59 pm
The Alice in Wonderland themed parade rolls Saturday at 5 p.m.
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Krewe of Cork rolls in the French Quarter
Amos Morale III
February 14, 2020 - 5:19 pm
The Krewe of Cork's parade made its way through the French Quarter Friday afternoon.
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Hangout Fest
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Associated Press
December 05, 2019 - 1:12 pm
GULF SHORES, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama town is reconsidering whether to allow a beachfront music festival that's become a staple on the northern Gulf Coast. Gulf Shores officials say citizen complaints may result in them not renewing a permit for the Hangout Fest in 2020. The weekend festival draws...
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Don Ames
November 08, 2019 - 7:38 am
A number of local festivals celebrate fall in the metro area this weekend. Large screen TVs are one feature you'll find at all of them. "We went out and rented a large LED Diamond screen. So, we'got a 12-foot by 7-foot screen that we going to feature the games on at the fest," says Keith Bouvier,...
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Don Ames
June 21, 2019 - 6:25 am
Enjoy some of the best authentic Louisiana food and music this weekend at area festivals. The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation presents the 13th annual Cajun-Zydeco Festival at Armstrong Park. "Headliners include Grammy winners Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers, Chubby Carrier,...
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June 04, 2019 - 11:09 am
The Voodoo Music + Arts Experience lineup for 2019 is out, and it features some rock'n'roll heavy-hitters: Hall-of-famers Guns'N'Roses. The New Orleans Advocate reports Voodoo tried to book GNR last year, but the band was unavailable, on tour in Asia at the time. Keith Spera on the VooDoo 2019...
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Don Ames
May 05, 2019 - 1:26 pm
A weak cold front has pushed through our area with only a very slight drop in dew points. High temperatures Sunday will stay in the low 80s, with lots of sunshine. "You'll want to wear some sunscreen if you're going to Jazz Fest or spending any amount of time outside today," says local weather...
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