This week, we celebrate some of the musical families of New Orleans, featuring sets by Ellis and Jason Marsalis, Steve and Sasha Masakowski, Aaron and Ivan Neville, and the late Walter Payton and his son, Nicholas Payton. Holly Hawthorne of the wheeling Holly's Tamales talks with us about her recipe. We top off the show with a segment on Terranova’s.
As part of the Tulane Black Arts Festival, on the evening of Feb 19, there will be a discussion with the Queen Diva herself, Big Freedia, and Tulane University Professor Marc Perry on the Intersection of Black Arts, Cultural Appropriation and Gender & Sexuality. Doors open at 6:3pm, a Q&A session and a Bounce Twerkshop follow the discussion.
Here's a treat for fans of Troy Andrews: a two-hour-and-fifteen-minute long Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue live show, originally streamed live from Tipitina's in September 2011 by Liveset. In full HD, it's bursting with full-screen goodness.
Don't forget about Mardi Gras Indian practices happening this Sunday night! And if you missed it last week, be sure to hear Action Jackson's inspiring talk with Big Chief Demond Melancon of the Young Seminole Hunters.
On this week’s program, we listen to the one and only Little Freddie King, as he plays songs about chickens, foxes, being stood up at the bus station and more. Journalist Barry Yeoman talks to us from his home North Carolina about “The Gutbucket King”, a multimedia project, available in both text and multimedia versions online. During the same hour, we hear from the B3 summit.