Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Jazz Fest pumps New Orleans economy

While I still think they should honor Dr. John for speaking his mind instead of browbeating him, the corporate honchos at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival have created a powerful economic engine for the city of New Orleans. Jazz Fest is now the city's signature event alongside Mardi Gras. Check out Jay Mazza's excellent history of the first 20 years of the fest:

http://www.louisianaweekly.com/news.php?viewStory=1227 =

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