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Voodoo Music Festival Expands to Three Days

(CelebrityAccess News Service) – The 5th Annual Voodoo Musicâ Experience has expanded to three days from one this year. Set for October 31-November 2 New Orleans City Park, the three-day event features three stages, more then 80 artists and a massive 90 hours of music. Three day passes are $80.

"Last year's event deemed us as a Halloween tradition, this year's event will solidify us as a three-day world class music experience not to miss," says Steve Rehage, president Rehage Entertainment, Inc. "Our weekend line-up showcases some of the best talent in today's industry and allows us to pepper the weekend with some of music's rising stars."

"New Orleans is known as a leading festival and cultural tourism destination because we cater to the senses with our great music, food and just plain fun," added New Orleans Mayor C. Ray Nagin. "We are thrilled that premier events like Jazz Fest in the spring, the Essence Festival in the summer and the newly expanded Voodoo in the fall help to enhance the internationally recognized New Orleans brand and attract new visitors to our city year after year."

Launched in 1999, Voodoo has drawn more than 250,000 attendees and cast its spell on music worshipers across the country in just five short years. Eminem, Tool, Snoop Dogg, Stone Temple Pilots, Missy Elliot, Black Crowes, No Doubt, 311, Garbage, Ben Harper, John Mayer, Counting Crows and Macy Gray have performed in the past.

Voodoo Musicâ Experience 2003 Line-up:

50 Cent

Marilyn Manson


Queens of the Stone Age


Cypress Hill

The Roots

Mos Def


Paul Oakenfold

Rabbit In the Moon


A Perfect Circle

The Donnas

Felix da HouseCat

String Cheese Incident



Robert Randolph

Howie Day

Rusted Root

Gov't Mule

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe

Cowboy Mouth


Better Than Ezra



DJ Dan

Bad Boy Bill (DJ)


Disco Biscuits

Mindless Self Indulgence

Kill Hannah

Sandra Collins

Smile Empty Soul





Mark Broussard

Sponsors for the 2003 Voodoo Musicâ Experience are Fuse, PlayStation® 2, Southern Comfort,, Miller Brewing Company, SoBe, Spin Magazine, Vibe Magazine, KKND, Sheraton New Orleans,, Fila, Slim Jim, 105.3 The Zone and B97, US Army, Offbeat Magazine &Where Y'at Magazine. –by Bob Grossweiner and Jane Cohen