1989: New Orleans Jazz Fest grows up | NOLA.com

The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival had grown up by 1989. The annual celebration of music, food and culture exploded from an audience of about 350 at its founding in 1970 to an estimated 260,000 in 1989, an attendance record since surpassed by a wide margin...

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