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Saturday offered a character filled day at VOODOO

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Soul Rebels performing at VOODOO (photo by Jessica Holly) Soul Rebels performing at VOODOO (photo by Jessica Holly)

New Orleans, La - Day 2 of the VOODOO Experience took on a much cooler vibe.  With the temps dropping, people bundled up for a day packed with hot performances.

The day featured the sounds of K'Naan, a Somali Canadian Poet and Musician.  Just a stage away, New Orleans own Soul Rebels had the crowd going.  Nightfall brought a much different sound to the stage as Metallica closed out Saturday's musical adventure.

The musical diversity is part of the VOODOO variety that keeps people coming back year after year.   "I've been to festivals all over the United States and there is nothing like VOODOO Fest," said one festival goer.

And there is nothing like the people the festival attracts.  "We like doing a lot of homemade costumes," said one couple.  

"I'm bringing back the spirit of Buffalo Bob," said another fest fan.

Clever creations are also on the menu at VOODOO.  "It's actually really good," said a young lady with were hands full of fries and crawfish pies.  "And I find it really cheap compared to some of the other festivals that I've been to."

The beats, the buys, the bites and lots of character all works together to make VOODOO something that many do every year.

"I love the experience," said a local teen.  "It's just so awesome to see all the different people and all the costumes."

"Everybody has fun, lets their hair down and has fun" said the man dressed as Buffalo Bob. "That's part of New Orleans." 

The music starts again Sunday at 11 a.m.  Among the acts set for Sunday are Dev, Nas and Jack White.

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