Voodoo Fest has emerged as one of the biggest events in the industry, drawing huge lineups to beautiful, sprawling City Park.
Music festivals don’t just happen out of nowhere, the way they did back in 1969. High-priced models might sell tickets, but actually putting on a show requires respect and understanding of the local community.
Over the past 46 years, Jazz Fest has ballooned into a rollicking seven-day monster, with a huge musical bill that stacks rock giants alongside legions of lesser-known local artists.
Back in 2010, the Hangout Music Festival, along with the entire Gulf of Mexico, was on life support. Five years later, it's one of the best music festivals in America.