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Basic Tips for Jazz Fest



Jazz fest is big and it’s awesome! It’s always very easy to have a wardrobe malfunction, an act of god, or a lack of provisions detract from your festing experience. Some basic preparation is necessary. So, without further ado, we are proud to present the fist installment of NoDef’s annual guide to the Fest.


Red to the Rind

Daily Watermelon Sacrifice a Hidden Ritual of JazzFest



You may not know it, but JazzFest can't happen without the kind permission of the 'music gods,' and the only way to appease them is to sing a 90-year-old commercial ditty, and slowly dance and bounce across the Fais Do Do plain.


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Contributors

Renard Boissiere, Evan Z.E. Hammond, Naimonu James, Wilson Koewing, J.A. Lloyd, Nina Luckman, Dead Huey Long, Alexis Manrodt, Joseph Santiago, Andrew Smith, Cynthia Via, Austin Yde

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Michael Weber, B.A.

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Linzi Falk

Editor Emeritus

Alexis Manrodt


B. E. Mintz


Stephen Babcock

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