Keeping your toes tapping and those booties shaking will only keep you so warm, but we want to do our part to make sure that you're staying toasty even while the temperatures are dropping, so we have all of our long sleeve shirts 15% off in the Swamp Shop! We have a cozy hoodie, a denim shirt, and a long sleeved tee. All ideal for these fall months.
The application deadline for Class Got Brass has been extended to March 1. Class Got Brass is the NO Jazz & Heritage Foundation's program to promote music education in the schools while keeping alive the flame of New Orleans' brass band tradition.
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The iconic New Orleans rock and roll sound of 1950s still has a place every Monday night at BJ’s Lounge, a windowless bar on the far side of the Bywater neighborhood where King James & The Special Men hold down a regular gig. The pool table is shoved to the side, the homemade Red Beans are by the band waiting to be served while the dancers crowd the floor.
Another in our series of Saturday night bedtime stories from the BYO folks who sponsor pop up story-telling events in New Orleans backyards. Their next event is Sunday, October 21st at 1649 N. Robertson (between St. Bernard and Annette Streets. The gate to the backyard opens at 8:00pm and the stories start at 8:30pm. Here's a sample:
The 2012 Voodoo Music Experience happens October 26 - 28 and we're broadcasting remotely from City Park all three days from 12 to 6pm! We're the only station broadcasting the fest, so if you can't make it out, tune in to be part of this wild weekend of music!
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation is looking for art and craft vendors to participate in the arts market at the Treme Creole Gumbo Festival, which takes place Nov. 10-11 in Armstrong Park. They are especially looking for vendors who specialize in wearable and functional art. There is a $20 application fee. The deadline to apply is Oct. 29.
200 candles would be pushing fire codes, so instead the Treme neighborhood is celebrating its bicentennial with a week long series of events highlighting the people, history, and traditions of this dynamic neighborhood. Come on out for concerts, panel discussions, a pub crawl, and of course, a second line. Time to get Down in the Treme!