Henry Butler with "Mardi Gras in New Orleans" from the Bourbon Street Music
Festival, Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 19, 2012. This performance features blues
guitarist Vasti Jackson as well as bassist Barry Stephenson and drummer
Here Come The Indians Now
Congratulations to Rayne, LA native and Cajun music pioneer Jo-El Sonnier on
his Grammy win in the Best Regional Roots album category for his 2013 release
The Legacy. Here he is in the Allons Danser Studios with a 7-song episode of
Set List: "J'ai E...
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 takin...
Recorded live outside at Jimbino's Vegan Cafe in the Musician's Village,
here's the Smoking Time Jazz Club with "I Lost My Gal From Memphis," from
their new album Everything Is Righteous. FYI, Jimbino is a "jack of all
trades" a painter, a musician (he often plays clarinet ...
Winter Circle Productions + WWOZ Present... "3 Chiefs: A Tribute To Big Chief Bo Dollis Sr" on Friday, February 13 at 10pm at the Joy Theater. Performing will be some of those closest to him, including longtime collaborator Monk Boudreaux and son Bo Dollis Jr.
If you like, "music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of..."
you'll love this amazing retrospective on Rose Marie McCoy, "the greatest
songwriter you've never heard of..."
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Story producer Joe Richmond is a good friend of New O...
Krewe du Vieux is in the books, and Fat Tuesday is two weeks from tomorrow.
So it's time to "Go To The Mardi Gras". This version is by the Preservation
Hall Jazz Band recorded last February at a "Do512 Lounge" show in Austin.
With nine parades set to roll this weekend, Carnival is kicking off in
earnest now but the long and visually enriched history of the season is
accessible online all year long through Tulane's Louisiana Research
Collection (LaRC). The LaRC preserves one of the largest collec...