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New Orleans Music

Explore New Orleans music scene, including it's jazz festivals, mardi gras and the popular musicians, who hail from the Crescent City.

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Cajun music, rooted in the ballads of the French-speaking Acadians of Canada, started in New Orleans. Popular groups including Hadley J. Castille Family & the Sharecroppers Cajun Band, seen performing at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, keep this unique style of music alive.

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