The flavor of Jazz Fest – Now in its 45th year, with 12 stages and 500 acts, the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival draws crowds of more than 400,000 people from all over the world. Those people come hungry.
The flavor of Jazz Fest – Juan LaBostrie, a Jazz Fest audio engineer, visits Vance Vaucresson at his family's po boy stand.
The flavor of Jazz Fest – Vaucresson Sausage Co. has been a part of Jazz Fest for 45 years.
The flavor of Jazz Fest – For many visitors, it's not Jazz Fest without a Vaucresson sausage Po Boy.
The flavor of Jazz Fest – Congo Square was the original home of Jazz Fest. As it grew larger,the festival moved to the much larger New Orleans Fairgrounds. In 2014, it runs from April 25 through 27 and May 1 through 4.
The flavor of Jazz Fest – Dancers twirl and sway along to the music -- and they get hungry.
The flavor of Jazz Fest – Grammy Award-winning musician Wayne Toups has played to Jazz fest crowds for 27 years.