Pointer Sisters added to Family Gras lineup

Pointer Sisters added to Family Gras lineup

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by Dominic Massa / Eyewitness News

wwltv.com

Posted on February 3, 2012 at 3:23 PM

Updated Thursday, Oct 31 at 7:03 AM

JEFFERSON PARISH, La. -- The 1970s favorites The Pointer Sisters, as well as the rock band Parachute, are the newest acts to be added to the lineup for Family Gras, the three-day Mardi Gras music festival in Metairie.

 

Organizers announced the additions to the lineup Wednesday. 

 

Family Gras, now in its fifth year, will be staged Feb. 10-12 on the neutral ground at Veterans Blvd. just across from Lakeside Shopping Center.

 

Previously announced acts include Starship, The Drifters and the children's act The Doodlebops as well as local favorites Cowboy Mouth, Amanda Shaw, the Vettes and more than a dozen others.

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