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This year's Jazz Fest attendance estimated at 425,000

5 years 6 months 3 weeks ago Wednesday, May 10 2017 May 10, 2017 May 10, 2017 4:17 PM May 10, 2017 in News
Source: Associated Press
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NEW ORLEANS- Officials with the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival estimate attendance at this year's event drew approximately 425,000 people.

The festival at the Fair Grounds horse track took place over seven days - April 28 through April 30, and May 4 through May 7. Major musical acts this year included Stevie Wonder, Harry Connick Jr. and John Batiste.

The festival also featured a major celebration of Cuban music and culture.

Next year's festival, which will be the 49th, opens April 27.

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