Gretchen Newman and Steven Yesner, of Albequerque, dance to live music on 

Gretchen Newman and Steven Yesner, of Albequerque, dance to live music on the first day of the annual French Quarter Festival in New Orleans, Thursday, April 11, 2013.  French Quarter Festival, which turns 30 this year, runs through Sunday and showcases Louisiana food and music on stages strung throughout the historic neighborhood, including Jackson Square, the French Market, along narrow streets and on the Mississippi riverfront. The lineup includes Irma Thomas, trumpeter Kermit Ruffins, Cajun fiddler Amanda Shaw, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band and about 250 other acts. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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Gretchen Newman and Steven Yesner, of Albequerque, dance to live music on the first day of the annual French Quarter Festival in New Orleans, Thursday, April 11, 2013. French Quarter Festival, which turns 30 this year, runs through Sunday and showcases Louisiana food and music on stages strung throughout the historic neighborhood, including Jackson Square, the French Market, along narrow streets and on the Mississippi riverfront. The lineup includes Irma Thomas, trumpeter Kermit Ruffins, Cajun fiddler Amanda Shaw, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band and about 250 other acts. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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