The 16th annual Wednesday at the Square in Lafayette Square lineup is underway, featuring local artists and food and drink vendors. The series continues through May. Each show is free to attend and runs from 5-8pm.
Alan Lomax is well-known among American traditional music fans for his extensive audio field recordings from the 1930s onward, much of which has been released and distributed through the Library of Congress and the Smithsonian Folkways label. Lesser known is Lomax's video work, which began in the late 1970s.
We may be in the middle of Carnival season but there's already plenty to look forward to this spring! French Quarter Fest announced its 2015 lineup yesterday, and the weekend looks to be full of familiar names, as well as some exciting new ones, with over 1400 artists taking to 21 stages throughout the French Quarter.