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Seafood, Blues & Jazz Festival serves up good eats and beats


NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WWAY) -- If you like seafood and some good blues and jazz tunes... then the weekend has been good to you. Thousands packed Pleasure Island this weekend to jam out to the smooth sounds of blues and jazz.

Plus, there was plenty of sensational seafood! Cooks were serving up great food like fish and chowder. The headliner for this years event is Leon Russell - a legendary blues singer. This is one of the biggest crowds for the festival.

"This is the biggest turnout ever I've been doing this for ten years and its huge you would never know its October you would think its august or something so its awesome!" said Organizer Gail McCloskey

Organizers are hoping to do even better next year.

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it was great

lots of fun and well done