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The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, aka ‘Jazz Fest’, is a favorite event for locals and something every tourist should experience. Internationally known for celebrating the music, culture, and cuisine of New Orleans and Louisiana, it takes place annually during the last weekend in April and the first weekend in May. Jazz Fest is legendary for its wide appeal and amazing variety of music, featuring the best in jazz, blues, R&B, gospel, Cajun, zydeco, Afro-Caribbean, folk, Latin, rock, rap, country, bluegrass and everything in between. And it all takes place on multiple stages and in a variety of tents spread out across the Fair Grounds Race Course, which straddles the delightfully tree-lined Bayou St. John, Mid-City and Gentilly neighborhoods of

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New Orleans is a mecca for music and has been for decades. While the city may be known for jazz and blues, you can find just about any type of music here.

While live music is certainly alive and well in the city, so are record stores. There are several independent brick-and-mortar options throughout New Orleans. After attending a music festival, you might be ready to pick up a few new records. When this happens, you can head to any of these seven record stores to pick up your favorite music.

Sisters in Christ Records

Even though this record store moved locations, it's still one of the best in the city. It's now located on Magazine Street instead of Freret Street. Sisters in Christ Records carries a wide selection of cassettes and vinyls to

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Shopping in New Orleans provides many unique place to find all kinds of things. It's not all about the common malls or the chain stores. However, when you need a bit of retail therapy, there are still some great malls found throughout New Orleans.

In New Orleans, shopping is more than just heading to the local store, however. Many of the top collections of shops provide incredible riverfront views, amazing art and plenty of relevance to the area's culture. You actually have to go outside of the city a bit to find more traditional malls and department stores.

If you're looking for great shopping options in New Orleans, here are some of the top malls you can frequent.

Oakwood Center

Found in Gretna, this shopping center offers plenty of

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