Shots of Bourbon

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  • Advocate photo by Steven Forster -- The music was in the Superdome, but the action is always on Bourbon Street. For locals and visitors alike, the French Quarter strip was a hotspot during the 19th Annual Essence Festival. The 2013 Essence Festival had the largest attendance in the festival’s history, drawing more than 540,000. Alvin Young, Dot Batiste.

  • Advocate photo by Steven Forster -- Alesia Davis, Daffnie Neal.

  • Advocate photo by Steven Forster -- The show must go on: Justin Stewart works the crowd.

  • Advocate photo by Steven Forster -- Sarah Kemp joins in the random dancing to Wobble by V.I.C.