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Shelton 'Shakespear' Alexander + Clarke Peters 'One Note At A Time' extras

Fri, 10/07/16
The New Orleans Film Fest is coming and one of the featured films this year is One Note At A Time, sharing the story of musicians as they returned to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and dedicated their lives to keeping the music and culture alive. This week, we'll be fe... Read more

Jarekus Singleton 'Crime Scene'

Fri, 10/07/16
In anticipation of the upcoming Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest (Oct. 14-16), we'll be sharing some performance highlights from the last two years at the festival in the coming days. Today, we're featuring Jarekus Singleton performing 'Crime Scene.' This is one of the track... Read more

5 things to know for 10/7-10/13

Fri, 10/07/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
1) Beignet Fest is coming to Lafayette Square on Saturday, October 8 with music, a kids village, and, of course, beignets of all kinds-- sweet and savory. Performers at the inaugural Beignet Fest include Big Sam's Funky Nation, John 'Papa' Gros, Los Po-Boy-Citos, The Confet... Read more

The Funky Meters with Allen Toussaint 'Ride Your Pony'

Thu, 10/06/16
In anticipation of the upcoming Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest (Oct. 14-16), we'll be sharing some performance highlights from the last two years at the festival in the coming days. Today, we're featuring one of Allen Toussaint's final performances in his hometown as he jo... Read more

Prince of Wales Second Line Parade Sunday

Thu, 10/06/16

Smokey Johnson + Lionel Ferbos 'One Note At A Time' sneak peek

Wed, 10/05/16
The New Orleans Film Fest is coming and one of the featured films this year is One Note At A Time, sharing the story of musicians as they returned to New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina and dedicated their lives to keeping the music and culture alive. This week, we'll be fe... Read more

Brass Passes for Jazz Fest 2017 on sale now

Wed, 10/05/16

Bobby Rush 'Hoochie Coochie Man'

Wed, 10/05/16
In anticipation of the upcoming Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest (Oct. 14-16), we'll be sharing some performance highlights from the last two years at the festival in the coming days. Here's Bobby Rush performing a 'Hoochie Coochie Man' medley at Blues & BBQ in 2014. America... Read more

2016 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest

Tue, 10/04/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
The 11th annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest, happening October 14-16 at Lafayette Square, announced their 2016 lineup yesterday. This free festival happens just as the weather starts to cool down again, making it the perfect time to head to the CBD for great music and de... Read more

New music spotlight: The Wee Trio

Tue, 10/04/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Wee Trio formed in Brooklyn in 2008 but sounds of New Orleans are sprinkled throughout their latest, Wee + 3. The Trio tells stories of impressive depth through jazz; it is the most narrative an album could get without having words. New Orleanian James Westfall's vibrap... Read more

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