During Jam in the Van's Jazz Fest visit to New Orleans, they met up with New Orleans singer/songwriter Mia Borders near Harrah's at the head of Canal Street. Here's "Try Me On" from her 2010 album Magnolia Blue.
Fall arrives tonight and with the end of summer I thought it be a great time to review the experience of Bonnaroo this summer. The Boudin Man and Old Man River attended 2014 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival held on June 12 through 15.
The 2014 Americana Music Awards were held on September 17 at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium (home of the Grand Ole Opry). New Orleans' Hurray for the Riff Raff was nominated for Best Emerging Artist but lost out to Sturgill Simpson.
If you haven't caught Galactic with singer Maggie Koerner (or even if you have!), check out this video recorded earlier his year at Freebird Live, a Jacksonville, Florida music venue. The song, "Dolla Diva" was written by Koerner and David Shaw of the Revivalists.
New Orleans-born clarinetist, saxophonist, and educator Victor Goines presents a "clarinet-centric" version of New Orleans music history in this hour-long presentation at the Chicago Humanities Festival.