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.
The Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival happens this weekend, October 16-18. Sunday night's headliner is the pride of Gause, Texas: Ruthie Foster. Here she is with a gospel-inflected take on Son House's "Don't You Mind People Grinnin' In Your Face". This performance was captured by WWOZ video team at the 2014 Bogalusa Blues + Heritage Festival.
Popular New Orleans Irish band, the Poor Clares, will perform at the Crescent City’s second annual Irish Fest: New Orleans on Saturday Oct. 17, 2015, at the Kingsley House, 1600 Constance Street, deep in the heart of New Orleans’ Irish Channel.