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Jazz Fest 2nd Weekend Highlights

New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
presented by Shell
May 3-6, 2012

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    Joe Walsh, Glenn Frey, Don Henley and Timothy B. Schmidt of the Eagles backstage at the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 6, at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Esperanza Spalding: Radio Music Society performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 4, at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Silky Sol - The Red Afro Queen performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 4, at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Ani DiFranco performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 4, at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Joints Jumpin' perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 4, at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Tony Owens of Joints Jumpin' perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 4, at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Johnny Vindigni of Joints Jumpin' perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 4, at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Johnny Vindigni (center) of Joints Jumpin' perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 4, at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    George Porter Jr. & Runnin' Pardners perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 4, at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Khris Royal of George Porter Jr. & Runnin' Pardners perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 4, at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Rosie Ledet & the Zydeco Playboys perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 4, at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Henry Butler performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 4, at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    The Stooges Brass Band performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 4, at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Big Chief Iron Horse & the Black Seminoles Mardi Gras Indians perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 4, at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Chico Truillo (blue shirt) of Chile performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 4, at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 3, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Grace Potter of Grace Potter & the Nocturnals perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 5 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 4, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Grace Potter of Grace Potter & the Nocturnals perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 5 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 4, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Deacon John performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 5 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 4, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Bruce Hornsby of Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 5 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 4, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Terri Lyne Carrington's Mosaic perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 5 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 4, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Pedrito Martinez of The Pedrito Martinez Group perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 5 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 4, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Marcia Ball performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 5 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 4, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Zac Brown of Zac Brown Band performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 5 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 4, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Clay Cook of Zac Brown Band performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 5 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 4, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Jimmy De Martini, Coy Bowles and Zac Brown of Zac Brown Band performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 5 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 4, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Lady Bee of Reggie Hall & the Twilighters perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 5 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 4, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Members of Terri Lyne Carrington's Mosaic perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 5 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 4, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Members of Terri Lyne Carrington's Mosaic perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 5 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 4, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Ivan Neville joins Warren Haynes during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 6 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Jazz Artist John Boutte' performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 6 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Joe Walsh of the Eagles perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 6 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Glenn Frey of the Eagles perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 6 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Don Henley of the Eagles perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 6 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Timothy B. Schmidt, Glenn Frey and Don Henley of the Eagles perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 6 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Eagles backstage during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 6 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Irma Thomas performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 6 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Alecia Chakour and Warren Haynes performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 6 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Allen Toussaint performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 6 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Allen Toussaint performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 6 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Jeremy Davenport performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival - Day 6 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 5, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana.
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    New Orleans Jazz Legends Irma Thomas and George Porter Jr. backstage during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Day 7 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 6, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    George Wein sits in with The Preservation Hall Jazz Band during there 50th. Annversary performance at the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Day 7 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 6, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Steve Earle sits in with The Preservation Hall Jazz Band during there 50th. Annversary performance at the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Day 7 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 6, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Trombone Shorty Andrews sits in with The Preservation Hall Jazz Band during there 50th. Annversary performance at the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Day 7 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 6, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Bonnie Raitt sits in with The Preservation Hall Jazz Band during there 50th. Annversary performance at the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Day 7 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 6, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Ani DiFranco sits in with The Preservation Hall Jazz Band during there 50th. Annversary performance at the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Day 7 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 6, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Flour De Tease join The Preservation Hall Jazz Band during there 50th. Annversary performance at the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Day 7 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 6, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Run of Show for the Preservation Jazz Hall performance at the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Day 7 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 6, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Atmosphere during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Day 7 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 6, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    George Porter Jr. and Brian Stoltz of The Funky Meters perform during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Day 7 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 6, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    ELS performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Day 7 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 6, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Russell Batiste Jr. of The Funky Meters performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Day 7 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 6, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Rick Diamond/Getty Images)
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    Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters performs during the 2012 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival Day 7 at the Fair Grounds Race Course on May 6, 2012 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jeanne Lacombe/WRNO)