Photos From The Opening Day Of Jazz Fest 2014 By Nina Feldman • Apr 26, 2014 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email Photos from the opening day of the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell. Sergio Cezar, an artist based in Rio de Janiero, displays his favela sculptures in this year's Cultural Exchange Pavilion, the Casa Do Brazil. Credit Nina Feldman / WWNO Chris Lane and Bear Hebert, walking to the Acura stage. Hebert, of Lafayette, first visited Jazz Fest in 1984. Credit Nina Feldman / WWNO João do Pife of Caruaru, Brazil, a flautist and drummer. Credit Nina Feldman / WWNO Farrkhan Muhammad of the Big 9 Social Aid and Pleasure Club, getting ready to parade across the festival grounds. Credit Nina Feldman / WWNO Sean Dixson is the creator of Voodoo Bots. This year is his first time being a Jazz Fest artisan demonstrator. Credit Nina Feldman / WWNO Saint-Sation Voodoo Bots, just a few of Dixon's creations. Credit Nina Feldman / WWNO Dan Shapiro has been operating the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival General Store for the past 20 years. Credit Nina Feldman / WWNO Members of the Big 9 Social Aid and Pleasure Club posing with festival-goers. Credit Nina Feldman / WWNO Related Programs: Latest NewsAll Things New OrleansTags: jazz fest 2014photo gallery Related Content Jazz New Orleans: Jazz Fest Weekend Update 1 year ago Where Y'Eat: Eating By The Numbers At Jazz Fest 1 year ago View the discussion thread.