People dance at the Fais Do Do stage at the Fair Grounds during the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival or Jazz Fest in New Orleans, La. Thursday, May 2, 2019. Photo by Matthew Hinton

PICS: Food, fun, dancing under sunny skies start off second weekend Jazz Fest

Jazz Fest is so much more than the music. It's the food, culture, crafts and the fun!

by Matthew Hinton | May 3, 2019

Jazz Fest is so much more than the music. It’s the food, culture, crafts and the fun! The second Locals Thursday kicked off the last weekend of the fest, and clear weather provided the perfect backdrop.

Here are some pictures from the start of the second weekend

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Matthew Hinton

Matthew Hinton

Matthew Hinton is a New Orleans area freelance photographer whose work has been recognized by the National Press Photographers Association (NPPA) Best of Photojournalism Awards in 2014 and 2016, and by numerous awards from the Press Club of New Orleans, including the Hal Ledet President's Print Photography Award, the highest honor the Press Club can bestow upon a photographer.
Matthew Hinton has previously been a staff photographer at both of the daily newspapers in New Orleans. His work has appeared nationally and internationally through freelance work with the Associated Press and AFP, Agence France-Presse.

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