Jazz Fest, April 27: Photos from First Friday

The first day of the 2012 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival started Jazz Fest off on a good foot, with plenty of good local and touring artists performing. Included in the photos below are the Electrifying Crown Seekers, Henry Gray & the Cats, the New Orleans Suspects, Goldman Thibodeaux & the Lawtell Playboys, Young Pinstripe Brass Band, Gomez, Kirk Joseph’s Backyard Groove, Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band, Eric Lindell, Zebra, Chuck Leavell, the Beach Boys, Steel Pulse, Real Untouchables Brass Band, The Texas Tornados featuring Flaco Jimenez, Augie Myers & Shawn Sahm, Reverend Jermaine Landrum & the Abundant Praise Revival Choir, and Cubano Be Cubano Bop: Poncho Sanchez & His Latin Jazz Band featuring Terence Blanchard.

All photos were taken by Kim Welsh.

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