On Saturday, June 27th, Sean O’Meara was presented with an appreciation award on behalf of the local Irish and Celtic community. The surprise ceremony was a part of the monthly “ceili” or dance held at the Deutsches Haus in New Orleans. They kicked off the festivities with traditional Irish folk music accompanied by dancing and - what else? - beer.
Join us Wednesday night July 1st from 10:00 p.m. to midnight as we Celebrate the lives of Ernie and Miss Antoinette K-Doe.
With the 4th of July and Ernie K-Doe Day approaching we want to remember Ernie and Ms. Antoinette on the upcoming anniversary of Ernie's passing into immortality on July 5, 2001 and Ms. Antoinette's passing on Mardi Gras day Feburary 24th of this year.
The Voodoo Experience has just announced the 2009 lineup of performers for all three stages. The big national headliners are on Le Ritual Stage, but there are plenty of top local New Orleans acts on Le Flambeau and Le Carnival Stages too. The exact schedule hasn't been released yet, but we'll let ya know when it happens.
Michael Jackson, the "King of Pop" passed away today at the age of 50. Although he will no doubt be remembered by many for the controversies surrounding his appearance and incidents at his Neverland Ranch, his music stands as a lasting contribution to American culture, and his humanitarian efforts have enriched the lives of many around him.
In the performers booth, tucked away in the corner of the Deutsches Haus at 200 S Galvez St, the words “Exactly Ten Minutes Too Late” printed boldly on a red Fuchsia Band T-shirt defied casual comprehension.
Wednesday night 6/24 at midnight, the aspiring tone scientists at Jazz Lunatique will broadcast our annual celebration of the Solstice and twice yearly communication to the Omniverse Arkestra on Saturn by playing 3 hours of the manipulator of time and Space, the knowledge giver of ancient Aethiopia and Egypt, SUN RA!
One of the great human struggles is the universal search for a better life against the institutionalized brutality and inhumanity of primitive governance. Last night's show was an audio candle for Neda Agha Soltan and her Persians compatriots who die and live in their mass re-telling of this age-old story.