They were among the final performers on a day heavy on Louisiana-influenced music, such as T'Monde, a band of 20-somethings that kicked off the festival with century-old, fiddle-heavy Cajun tunes.
"Je vais faire accoire, que tu m'aimes toujours," sang Drew Simon (pronounced See-mon), while playing the accordion to lyrics from an old Cajun song that loosely translated means "I'm going to make believe that you still love me."
T'Monde (pronounced Tee-mone), in Cajun French can mean "little world" or "little people." The group based in Lafayette, La., opened one of the festival's 12 stages Friday under sunny skies, 70-degree temperatures and a gentle breeze.
Jazz Fest spans two weekends. It continues through Sunday and