Trombone Shorty performs "Buckjump" with Orleans Avenue, for a taping of Sound Opinions at WBEZ in Chicago. The album version of this track, from 2011's For True, featured as guests the Rebirth Brass Band.
The Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival happens this weekend in Lafayette Square. At last year's event, WWOZ's Marc Stone paid tribute to his mentor Eddie Bo by covering the 1960 cut "Every Dog Got His Day."
The New Orleans Film Fest is back and bigger than ever. Its 26th incarnation will run from Wednesday, October 14 to Thursday, October 22. The festival will again feature many films by local filmmakers and films that are especially of local interest, as well as many with music as their focus.