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Wilco, Dave Matthews on main stages at New Orleans festival

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Blues guitarist Sonny Landreth plays the slide guitar at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Friday, May 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) © The Associated Press Blues guitarist Sonny Landreth plays the slide guitar at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Friday, May 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Wilco, Dave Matthews and Tim Reynolds and Earth, Wind & Fire closed the main stages at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on Friday under sunshine, blue skies and a breeze.

Blues guitarist Sonny Landreth plays the slide guitar at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Friday, May 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) © The Associated Press Blues guitarist Sonny Landreth plays the slide guitar at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Friday, May 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Festivalgoers also saw performances by hometown jazz artist Terence Blanchard and blues musician Sonny Landreth, who lives in Breaux Bridge, Louisiana.

Young members of the Original Big Seven Junior Steppers dance during a second line at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Friday, May 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) © The Associated Press Young members of the Original Big Seven Junior Steppers dance during a second line at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Friday, May 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

The festival is one of the city's biggest tourist draws and features hundreds of artists from around the state and well-known out-of-town musicians.

Jazz vocalist Germaine Bazzle performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Friday, May 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) © The Associated Press Jazz vocalist Germaine Bazzle performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Friday, May 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

Another New Orleans-born band, the Revivalists, opened for Matthews and Reynolds.

The brass funk rock band Bonerama performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Friday, May 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) © The Associated Press The brass funk rock band Bonerama performs at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Friday, May 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

NOLA.com/The Times-Picayune reports (http://bit.ly/2piINTT ) the band, which blends rock and New Orleans' funk, is led by David Shaw, whose smoky voice sent the sounds of "Keep Going" and "Bulletproof" whipping around the crowd standing at the Acura Stage.

The trombone of Mark Mullins, of the brass funk rock band Bonerama, and the crowd at the Acura Stage, are seen in the reflection of his sunglasses as he performs with the band at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Friday, May 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) © The Associated Press The trombone of Mark Mullins, of the brass funk rock band Bonerama, and the crowd at the Acura Stage, are seen in the reflection of his sunglasses as he performs with the band at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Friday, May 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

"I don't know about you, but I think it's gonna be a good one today," he told the onlookers.

Big Chief Monk Boudreaux of the Golden Eagles Mardi Gras Indian tribe, performs with the band Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars, at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Thursday, May 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert) © The Associated Press Big Chief Monk Boudreaux of the Golden Eagles Mardi Gras Indian tribe, performs with the band Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars, at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Thursday, May 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

The festival continues Saturday, with performances by Stevie Wonder and Snoop Dogg, whose sets were canceled last year because of rain. Also scheduled are Meghan Trainor, the Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band, Big Freedia, Jeremy Davenport, the Soul Rebels and Irma Thomas.

A couple dances in shrimp boots as Yvette Landry performs at the Fais Do-Do stage at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Thursday, May 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)

A couple dances in shrimp boots as Yvette Landry performs at the Fais Do-Do stage at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival in New Orleans, Thursday, May 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
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