PHOTOS: Aurora Nealand brings the Royal Roses to FQF

NEW ORLEANS — Aurora Nealand, the accomplished clarinetist from New Orleans, played a catchy and fun-filled set at this year’s French Quarter Fest. In the morning hours, alongside the French Market, the band offered some original takes on traditional jazz tunes. Here’s a photo gallery from the day:

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