Get yr beads ready and leave yr bras at home, N'awlins is bringing a pretty solid lineup to the annual Voodoo Festival, Oct. 24-26.
Better than gumbo:
R.E.M., Nine Inch Nails, Stone Temple Pilots, Erykah Badu, Dashboard Confessional, Shudder to Think, Death Cab For Cutie, DeVotchKa, The Gutter Twins, Cold War Kids, Wyclef Jean, Panic At the Disco, King Britt Tribute to Sister Gertrude, Sharon Jones and the Dap Kings, Reverend Horton Heat, Lupe Fiasco, Walter Wolfman Washington, Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue, Kermit Ruffins and the BBQ Swingers, Marc Broussard, Ozomatli Reunited w/ Chali 2na, Rebirth Brass Band, Ivan Neville's Dumpstaphunk, Blind Boys of Alabama, Preservation Hall Jazz Band with Marva Wright, Joss Stone, Man Man, Thievery Corporation, Ghostland Observatory, Manchester Orchestra, Old 97's, Joseph Arthur, Colour Revolt, Tokyo Police Club, New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Cowboy Mouth, The Iguanas, Bonerama, Big Sam's Funky Nation, Deacon John’s Tribute to New Orleans R&B featuring Wardell Quezerque, Marva Wright, Soul Rebels, Dirty Dozen Brass Band and a whole lot more...
And don't let all the spooky "voodoo" talk scare you into not going. R.E.M. has anti-black magic powers.