We're going to try on the second half of the Tuesday Kitchen Sink to do some of the late Hart McNee's music and some of the music that he liked, and include parts of a profound interview that filmmaker and grand Marshall Henry Griffin did with Hart in 2006.
Sometime after 10:30 or so - Tuesday July 21, 2009 - Kitchen Sink.
Whether it's the Buddy Bolden Blues by Jelly Roll Morton or Marie Laveau by any number of songwriters, New Orleanians have been immortalized through lyrics. On the New Orleans Music Show, Wednesday - July 8th (11am to 2pm) - I will be playing songs about the Care-Actors, to quote Dr. John, of New Orleans.
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.
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.