Monday, April 29, 2013

Y@ Speak: Jazz Fest weekend 1 — the Billy Joel report

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It was a rainy weekend but that didn't stop people from going to Jazz Fest, fleeing town for the comforts of Lafayette's Festival International de Louisiane or following Billy Joel around (this roundup is mostly about Billy Joel). In other non-Piano Man tweets, Jazz Fest tools and a George Rodrigue parody account.

Y@ Speak 4/22-28

Storified by Lauren LaBorde· Mon, Apr 29 2013 09:57:35

We had a special guest performer in the @CarouselBar last night! @BillyJoel stopped in to play for us! #BillyJoelHotel Monteleone
TY to @BillyJoel for playing the @RodriguePiano at the @RodrigueFdn today in #NOLA cc: @JacquesRodrigue Rodrigue
A web feature in the print edition again? Or am I just being prompted to think about it? Maldonado
local cleaning productТомояяош's cнıʟD
Least classy guy at #jazzfest He relieved himself on bamboo fencing near Congo crafts Spera
Sometimes a tool is such a tool, that he transcends tool level. Like the guy at jazzfest w/ #69 Saints jersey w/ name Booty Call on back.Vintage Orleans
Best part of @jazzfest the after hour shows...Andrew Bird @chickiewahwah Dall
Festival International de Louisiane > New Orleans Jazz & Heritage FestivalRien Fertel
Instructing Vitaly, my Ukrainian business manager, that if anyone bids less than $100k for a Blue Dog he is to cut their fucking balls off.George Rodrigue
Painting a large Blue Dog.George Rodrigue
Thinking about Blue DogsGeorge Rodrigue
Well, it turns out that Elton John sings 98% of my favorite Billy Joel songs.Rob McDougald
Billy Joel said though he has good ones, Honesty is a bullshit song. He's admirably honest about Honesty. #jazzfest DaltonBeninato
The sun has set on day 2 of #jazzfest13 - What was your best moment? Did you catch Preservation Hall join Billy Joel? Jazz Festival
Couldn't focus on Billy Joel because the guy next to me had a tattoo of a Dalmatian riding a snowboardLaura Manning
whomever thought it would be funny to etch graffiti in our mens room mirror hope u pass out at fest and get left by ur friends..and sunburntTheCompanyBurger
Jazz Fest is a mud bowl, but filled with people passing a good time, getting some good eats. Li Murphy
One thing that never changes about jazzfest All the people there are super ugly. Including you if you're there. It just does that to you.skooks
Also overheard at #jazzfest: "hey, I found out why they pin those dollars on people."Alison Fensterstock
Ready to play some ball again... Can't wait to put that black and gold on. WHO DATKenny Dwayne Vaccaro

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