Faces of Jazz Fest StrokeStyle/$ID/Canned DottedEvery smile tells story.

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  • Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- Sarah Kuehl of Portland, Oregon, drapes a cool veil around her head.

  • Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- Reya Sunshine of New Orleans clenches a drink in her teeth as she photographs a band Saturday.

  • Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- . 'That nice lady over there gave me her hat,' said Dan DeAutremont of Portland, Oregon. 'I couldn't believe it.' DeAutremont was watching Robert Plant.Saturday.

  • Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- Scott Bergin of Denver, Colorado, sports a wide straw hat and shades against the sun.

  • Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- A zydeco mermaid earring worn by John Hyman of New Orleans was an eye-catcher on Saturday.

  • Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- A cupcake headband qualifies as Jazz Fest fashion for Nancy Hug of New Bern, N.C. Bern bought the headband at Jazz Fest six years ago and wears it whenever she comes back to the fest, she said.

  • Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- 'Robert Plant is going to be my husband; he just doesn't know it yet,' said Susan Langston of New Orleans. 'That is unless Eric Clapton beats him to it.''

  • Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- Queen Princess of the Adinkra NOLA home school program carries a woven basket on her head.

  • Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- Queen Princess of the Adinkra NOLA homeschool program, right, and her son, Prince John, carry items for the Sankofa pavilion Saturday. Students in the Adinkra NOLA home school program made items to sell to raise money for a trip to Washington, D.C.

  • Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- Kermit Ruffins introduces a song during a set with the Barbecue Swingers at the Congo Square Stage Saturday.

  • Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- A pink butterfly headband makes it easier for Pam Vitrano's friends to spot her in the crowd. Vitrano lives in New Orleans.

  • Advocate staff photo by SCOTT THRELKELD -- Alex Stanton of Dallas catches a nap in the tall grass of the infield on Saturday.