PHOTOS and VIDEOS: Hogs for the Cause 2012

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Despite muddy conditions, yesterday was yet another massively successful Hogs for the Cause. Festival goers were greeted with a sunny day in City Park and turned out in droves to soak up the food, NOLA Brewing beer and every variation of pig-based feed imaginable (bacon ice cream?). Hogs has a good problem on their hands, changing locations for the 3rd consecutive year to be able to handle the increasing size of crowds and competing teams. This year’s festival brought , Mississippi Rail Company, Stooges Brass Band, (including a guest appearance by Dr. John), and headliner . Continue below for a few videos from the day in City Park and a full photo gallery.

Marcia Ball – Louisiana 1927

The Gourds

Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars – Louisiana Sunshine

Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars – Darkness at the Bottom

Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
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Anders Osborne of Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Anders Osborne @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Anders Osborne @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Cyril Neville of Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Tab Benoit of Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Tab Benoit of Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Anders Osborne of Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Voice of the Wetlands All-Stars @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
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The Gourds @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
The Gourds @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
The Gourds @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
The Gourds @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
The Gourds @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
The Gourds @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
The Gourds @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
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Eleanor Pigby @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Marcia Ball @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Marcia Ball @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Marcia Ball @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges
Marcia Ball @ Hogs for the Cause 2012 || Photo by Wesley Hodges