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  • Practice Cajun dancing at these four New Orleans spots

    Practice Cajun dancing at these four New Orleans spots

    Cajun dancing is an exuberant way to laissez les bons temps rouler, or "let the good times roll," while you are in New Orleans for the Jazz Fest. Once upon a time, Cajun dancing was only pursued in Cajun country – from Des Allemands to Lake Charles. Now restaurants with backwoods decor and dance...
  • Cheap tab with a heavy pour: Three budget-friendly bars in The Big Easy

    Cheap tab with a heavy pour: Three budget-friendly bars in The Big Easy

    If you’re looking for a spot to enjoy a nightcap or cold beer while in New Orleans for Jazz Fest, there are plenty of options to choose from. While some of the most well-known, tourist-oriented watering holes in the city can put quite a dent in your wallet for just a few drinks, there are also...
  • Six educational attractions that will open your eyes to New Orleans culture

    Six educational attractions that will open your eyes to New Orleans culture

    New Orleans is the perfect place to deepen your enjoyment of the Jazz Festival by soaking up more of the local culture. With over 45 museums, the city has something to engage your interest, whether it be visual art, architecture, voodoo, Mardi Gras and much more. Related: Read more on the all-AXS...
  • Enjoy a mouthful of The Big Easy's three best muffalettas

    Enjoy a mouthful of The Big Easy's three best muffalettas

    When going to the New Orleans Jazz Fest, there is going to be a lot of good food available. But make sure that you enjoy a mouthful of The Big Easy's signature sandwich: the meaty muffaletta. Related: Read more on the all-AXS Jazz Fest Guide The muffaletta sandwich – or muff, for short – was the...
  • Enjoy dinner with a view in The Big Easy at these four restaurants

    Enjoy dinner with a view in The Big Easy at these four restaurants

    Finding a great restaurant with a view isn't that difficult in The Big Easy. After all, the city sits along the banks of the mighty Mississippi River and also has a number of parks that showcase a great deal of New Orleans' natural beauty. When you're in town for the New Orleans Jazz Fest, take in...
  • Experience a taste of Mardi Gras with NOLA's four best king cakes

    Experience a taste of Mardi Gras with NOLA's four best king cakes

    The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival is about the myriad of live performances, but any mention of New Orleans elicits visions of arising with hot Cafe du Monde coffee, soft beignets and Kermit Ruffins blowing his trumpet in the background. Related: Read more on the all-AXS Jazz Fest Guide...
  • Experience four spots along the historic St. Charles Avenue

    Experience four spots along the historic St. Charles Avenue

    St. Charles Avenue, also known as “The Jewel of America’s Grand Avenues,” is one of the most famous thoroughfares in all of New Orleans for several reasons. It is toured frequently for its elegant Southern-style mansions and buildings that are considered architectural masterpieces. St. Charles...
  • French Quarter on foot: An all-inclusive walking tour

    French Quarter on foot: An all-inclusive walking tour

    Between performances by Eric Clapton, Phish, Bruce Springsteen or Christina Aguilera, New Orleans Jazz Fest visitors should take some time to slip away to visit the French Quarter. You can take the self-guided tour, but we recommend a guided walking tour where certified guides interpret the rich...
  • Get freaky with the best voodoo and occult shops in New Orleans

    Get freaky with the best voodoo and occult shops in New Orleans

    While in New Orleans for Jazz Fest, be sure to explore the mystical side of the city as well as the musical side. While you're partying it up on the Fair Grounds, don't forget that the Crescent City has some of the best voodoo and occult shops the nation has to offer. Related: Read more on the all...
  • Go bananas over New Orleans' finest bananas foster

    Go bananas over New Orleans' finest bananas foster

    The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is fast approaching, so mark your calendars for April 25 through May 4, 2014 and join the party-goers in New Orleans. As you know, there are certain things that go hand in hand with a music festival – good friends, good drinks and good food. Where else...
  • Go green and experience New Orleans on two wheels

    Go green and experience New Orleans on two wheels

    Want to add some fresh air and exercise to your visit to the New Orleans Jazz Fest? Want to get out off the Fair Grounds, out of the crowded areas of the Jazz Fest and onto the beautiful streets and back roads of New Orleans? Related: Read more on the all-AXS Jazz Fest Guide Take a tour of the city...
  • Head home with the best of the best from Magazine Street

    Head home with the best of the best from Magazine Street

    If you are searching for that one-of-a-kind New Orleans artifact to take home as a souvenir from the New Orleans Jazz Festival, then the place to find it is on Magazine Street. You will bring home the best of the best just by spending half a day popping in and out of the shops in this shopping...
  • Top five LGBT hangouts in New Orleans

    Top five LGBT hangouts in New Orleans

    New Orleans is a vibrant place with many spots for gay visitors to check out when in town for the New Orleans Jazz Festival. If you're looking for some great hangouts for the LGBT community, check out these top five gay-friendly spots in New Orleans. Related: Read more on the all-AXS Jazz Fest Guide...
  • Win a meet-and-greet with Paul McCartney at Outside Lands fest

    Win a meet-and-greet with Paul McCartney at Outside Lands fest

    Greenpeace and Urgency Network announced Monday they are sponsoring a contest to give one lucky winner and a friend a chance to meet Paul McCartney and attend the 2013 Outside Lands Festival in San Francisco, Aug. 9-11. McCartney has been a longtime supporter of Greenpeace's "Save the Arctic...
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