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Fess Fest


Dec. 19

Tipitina's celebrates the 92nd birthday of patron saint Professor Longhair with seemingly every musician whose poster papers its walls: Dr. John (pictured), Kermit Ruffins, James Andrews, Jon Cleary, Big Sam Williams, 101 Runners and many more. The Langston Hughes Academy School Band and Sudan Second Liners lead an opening-ceremony parade at 6 p.m. Tickets $15. 7 p.m. Sunday. Tipitina's, 501 Napoleon Ave., 895-8477;

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