Sticking UP For Children's second annual Festiva de Drumsticks of Music, Food, and Awards happens Wednesday, December 3 from 6-10p at the Ashé Cultural Arts Center. Performers include Cyril and Gaynielle Neville, Kidd Jordan, Evan Christopher, Johnny Vidacovich, and more.
Tis the season to ... Be Nice and Give?! Absolutely! Iconic folk artist Dr Bob invites you to join him and the folks at Pop City in their gallery to celebrate a season of being nice. For every canned good collected for their "Be Nice and Give" drive to benefit Second Harvest, you'll receive a chance to win an authentic Be Nice Or Leave sign - Tis the season! Be there, this Saturday , December 6, at Pop City from 6-9p (3118 Magazine Street).
The Swamp Shop is ready for the Holidays with new 'OZ merchandise like bandanas, long-sleeved tees, our cookbook (That Sounds Good!), and the popular new Gumbo Mug. It's all available online, and at our retail store inside the Louisiana Music Factory on Frenchmen Street. We ship everywhere!
Join us on Friday, December 19th at 9 pm at Tipitina’s, as we celebrate WWOZ’s 34 years of chronicling the musical heritage of New Orleans! Behind the Curtain: 34 Years of WWOZ 90.7 is an evening-length celebration of New Orleans music, featuring Davell Crawford’s Tribute to James Booker, Ivan Neville’s tribute to the Neville Brothers, and DJ Soul Sister.
The deadline for crafts vendors at the 2015 Jazz Fest is rapidly approaching! You have until midnight this Tuesday, December 2, 2014 to submit your application for one of the three crafts areas at this year's festival:
Henry Butler and Steven Bernstein perform "Gimmie A Pigfoot," the 1933 Wesley Wilson/Coot Grant song first made famous by Bessie Smith and covered by, among others, Billie Holiday, Nina Simone, Count Basie, and Meschiya Lake.
The Trombone Shorty Foundation and Tulane University proudly announce "Tunes for Toys," on Tuesday, December 2 at 8p at McAlister Auditorium on Tulane's campus. The concert features the Soul Rebels, students from the Trombone Shorty Academy, and a special appearance by Trombone Shorty. “Tunes for Toys” is free and open to the public, with a suggested donation of a new toy that will be given back to children from the Treme neighborhood during the holiday season.
In this edition of the Bloody Sunday Sessions (see below), the Honey Island Swamp Band does "Never Saw It Coming" from their 2013 album Cane Sugar. It was filmed in New Orleans on April 23, 2013 in New Orleans.