Louisiana’s festival season has just gotten under way, but weekends don’t get much bigger than this one. New Orleans Jazz Fest begins Friday (and features the return of The Boss on Sunday), and the PGA’s Louisiana Tour stop, the Zurich Classic of New Orleans, begins first-round play today. If smaller crowds are more your speed, there’s likely something for you, too, in this weekend’s festival calendar.
Zurich Classic of New Orleans PGA Golf tournament with world-class golfers and on-course food and music for fans. On Saturday and Sunday, stop by the 19th Hole for live music after the competition and food all day long. Entrance to the 19th Hole is free with any type of Zurich Classic ticket. Admission: Tickets start at $25. TPC Louisiana, 11005 Lapalco Blvd., Avondale, 504.342.3000,