Much like last year’s first club show in NOLA in decades, a highly-anticipated late with The ( Porter , and ) with was one of the toughest of this year’s entire run. Luckily for those in the Big Easy who missed out on catching the intimate show down at , the band also appeared on the main Acura Stage on the Fest’s final day and the performance was broadcast on the new AXS.tv network. Continue below for a couple of fan-shot videos (thanks to @CHeeSeHeaDPRoDuCTioNS for uploading “People Say”) and a full gallery of excellent shots by international photographer extraordinaire Marc Pagani from the pit.

“The have gone Phishin.” – Quint Davis introducing The at 2013

NOTE: Fans can look forward to new material on the horizon – according to an interview McConnell gave with Offbeat during Jazz Fest, “The Nocentelli-Porter-Modeliste trio are planning an album with rotating keyboardists including McConnell—and Neville, which means there’d be new music from the original for the first time since 1977.”

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PEOPLE SAY

"People Say" @ Acura Stage, Jazz Fest, 5/5/13