Followed later on by the sweet voice of Aaron Neville on the Gospel Stage in his first appearance in New Orleans since Hurricane Katrina . . . welcome home Aaron . . .
Then there was the happy music and antics of Kermit Ruffin, makin' everybody feel welcome and sassy . . .
Naturally there's visitors . . . Pearl and The Two Janes from The Big Apple . . . there ain't nuthin' like the real thing, gyrls . . . . .
Young Mr. Derek Trucks. Damn, take me back, take me back, to the Allman Brothers and Dickie Betts. He's gettin' there . . .