Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Guitar Greats At NOLA Jazzfest 2013
The first weekend of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival 2013 is a wrap.
Now in it’s 44th year, the festival presents a smorgasbord of hundreds of bands on twelve different stages, performing virtually every style of music,to the delight of music aficionados.
George Benson (above right) graced the Congo Square stage. He got his show underway with “This Masquerade” and “Give Me The Night.”
On the final day of the first weekend, legendary blues guitarist B.B.King (above left) closed out the show in the Blues Tent on a rainy evening. B.B.King and (his guitar) Lucille showcased sparks of nostalgic brilliance as he thrilled the crowd with material from his extensive catalog of hits including
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