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Photo Recap of FiyaFest at Mardi Gras World



The first annual Fiya Fest kicked off on the riverfront on Friday, May 2, at Mardi Gras World. The star studded lineup included George Porter Jr., Maceo Parker, the 101 Runners, and many more. Proceeds benefited local nonprofit the Roots of Music, who also played the festival. Click through for photos from Rachel June. 

 

Brandon Niederauer

101 Runners 

 

101 Runners at the Rivers Stage 

Big Sam with the 101 Runners 

Big Sam and Roosevelt Collier 

David Shaw and Brandon Niederauer 

Stanton Moore 

Fred Wesley 

George Porter Jr. 

The Flame Stage 

Ivan Neville 

Maceo Parker 

Marco Benevento 

Nigel Hall and the Congregation 

Creole Queen from the River Stage 

The Roots of Music  

Nikki Glaspie, the Nth Power  

Weedie Braimah 

Sam Kininger, the Nth Power 

Tony Hall and George Porter Jr. 

Nick Cassarino, the Nth Power 

 

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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

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Alexis Manrodt


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