Photos and Videos: Hogs for the Cause 2012

Despite muddy conditions, yesterday was yet another massively successful Hogs for the Cause. Festival goers were greeted with a sunny day in City Park and turned out in droves to soak up the food, NOLA Brewing beer and every variation of pig-based feed imaginable (bacon ice cream?). Hogs has a good problem on their hands, changing locations for the 3rd consecutive year to be able to handle the increasing size of crowds and competing teams. This year’s festival brought , Mississippi Rail Company, Stooges Brass Band, (including a guest appearance by Dr. John), and headliner and Orleans Avenue. Continue below for a few videos from the day in City Park and a full photo gallery.

Marcia Ball – Louisiana 1927

The Gourds

Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars – Louisiana Sunshine

Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars – Darkness at the Bottom

March 25, 2012 |  by  |  Festivals, Photos, Videos
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Wesley grew up in coastal Georgia and is a former resident of The Music City and The Big Easy where he helped get LMB NOLA off-the-ground after launching in January 2011. Over the past few years, he has also contributed steadily to JamBase and Relix Magazine. Recently, Hodges moved on to L.A. where Abita Beer is hard to find, costs about $6 if located and impromptu parading in the streets will most likely get you arrested on the spot.

 
  • Kare

    wow that looks like it was a great time had by all. Too bad you arent closer to Indiana,  Sept. 15,16 and 17 (always the 3rd weekend in Sept) the US Veterans get together and have a huge reunion (open to all, not just vets ,what a great way to come out and say thank you)  The entertainment is always the highlight, and somehow it is always,the same old same old,and kind of lack.  the reunion can be found at http://www.hcvvo.org 

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