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Jazz Fest - 1st Weekend Highlights

Billy Joel, John Mayer, Dr. John and more!
April 26-28, 2013

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    John Mayer performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    John Mayer performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Dr. John and the Nite Trippers perform during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Grammy winner Wayne Toups backstage during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Grammy winner Wayne Toups backstage during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Jeremy Davenport performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Quint Davis, CEO of Festival Productions and the producer and director of JazzFest during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    James Rivers of James Rivers Movement performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    James Mooney of James Mooney & Bluesiana performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    James Mooney of James Mooney & Bluesiana performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Grammy winner Wayne Toups backstage during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    St. Joseph the Worker Music Ministry Choir performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Dr. John (center) joins The McCrary Sisters, Ann McCrary, Deborah McCrary, Regina McCrary and Alfreda McCrary backstage during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    John Mayer performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Dr.John (left) and Grammy winner Wayne Toups backstage during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    John Mayer performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Tommy Sancton & the New Orleans Legacy Band performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Sonny Landreth performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Dr.John backstage during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Joshua Redman of Joshua Redman Quartet perform during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Bruce Daigreport Cajun Band performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Dr.John and the Nite Trippers perform during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Dr. John and the Nite Trippers perform during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Bryan Lee of Bryan Lee & the Blues Power Band performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    St. Joseph the Worker Music Ministry Choir performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Charmaine Neville performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Dr. John (right) & Wayne Toups (3rd from left) join The McCrary Sisters, Deborah McCrary, Ann McCrary, Regina McCrary and Alfreda McCrary backstage during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Jeremy Davenport (left) performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Kendrick Scott of Joshua Redman Quartet with performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Aaron Goldberg, Joshua Redman of Joshua Redman Quartet, Joe Sanders and Kendrick Scott performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival presented by Shell at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 26, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Billy Joel performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Billy Joel performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Billy Joel performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Billy Joel performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Billy Joel performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Billy Joel performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Billy Joel performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Billy Joel performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)(Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Voices of Peter Claver perform during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Lance Ellis performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Lil' Buck Sinegal's Blues Band performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Cedric Watson & Bilou Creole perform during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    A Tribe called Red performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Deacon Jones performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Deacon Jones performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Allen Toussaint performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Jason Marsalis performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Germaine Bazzle performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Voices of Peter Claver perform during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Tab Benoit of Voices of the Wetlands All-Stars performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    George Porter Jr. of Voices of the Wetlands All-Stars performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Andres Osbourne of Voices of the Wetlands All-Stars performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Waylon Thibodeaux of Voices of the Wetlands All-Stars performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Johnny Sansone of Voices of the Wetlands All-Stars performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Johnny Vidacovich of Voices of the Wetlands All-Stars performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Cyril Neville of Voices of the Wetlands All-Stars performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Eddie Palmier Salsa Orchestra performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Jon Cleary & the Diabolical Fandangos perform during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Mayor of the city of New Orleans Mitch Landrieu, Recording Artist Irma Thomas and Festival Promoter Quint Davis backstage during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Jason Marsalis (2nd from left) performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Members of Deacon Jones band performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Members of Eddie Palmier Salsa Orchestra perform during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Members of Eddie Palmier Salsa Orchestra perform during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Members of Eddie Palmier Salsa Orchestra perform during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Members of Eddie Palmier Salsa Orchestra perform during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Member of Cedric Watson & Bilou Creole performs during the 2013 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Music Festival at Fair Grounds Race Course on April 27, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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