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Of Poets and Haggis

Mon, 01/11/10
Authored by Sean O'Meara
Story by Sharon Armstrong. Fair fa' your honest, sonsie face?…Yeah, you right! New Orleans has always been a melting pot of people and cultures, not to mention customs and cuisine. And just as Cajuns are reputed to eat anything that doesn’t manage to crawl off their plates... Read more

RISING FROM THE ASSHES! The Krewe du Vieux and His Honorairety Mac “Dr. John” Rebennack are “All Fired Up” !

Sun, 01/10/10
The satirical Krewe du Vieux Carre parade will take place on Saturday, January 30, 2010, rolling through the Marigny and French Quarter. The King of KdV for 2010 will be hisself the music legend Dr. John, with Priestess Miriam Chamani reigning as Queen. In typical KdV fash... Read more

"Blues with a Vieux"

Fri, 01/08/10
Authored by George Ingmire
The blues of Little Freddie King meets up with the annual Krewe du Vieux parade, set to take place January 30 in the French Quarter and Marigny neighborhoods. After that, we'll catch some heavy Hammond organ action at the B3 Summit. And don’t worry, you won’t leave hungry —... Read more

Jazz Fest Magic Moment from Cynthia Arrington

Thu, 01/07/10

Jazz Fest Magic Moment from Doug Dirt

Thu, 01/07/10

Jazz Fest Magic Moment from Christopher Layer

Thu, 01/07/10

Jazz Fest Magic Moment from Ryan McCrary & Mark Charney

Thu, 01/07/10

In Memoriam: 2009

Wed, 01/06/10
During 2009 we lost some amazing musicians and friends, including Snooks Eaglin, Eddie Bo, and Antoinette K-Doe, who've contributed richness to the musical tapestry of New Orleans and the world. Join us in remembering their songs and their spirits, and add your own tributes to... Read more

Bob's favorite shirt

Tue, 01/05/10
Authored by Tom Morgan
A listener has asked me to post a picture of Bob French in his new shirt. Here it is: Read more

"Who Got Da Baby?"

Tue, 01/05/10
Authored by George Ingmire
We kick off Carnival season — which officially begins January 6 — with New Orleans bluesman Spencer Bohren, followed by jazz guitarist Tony Green. Along the way, we meet up with one of the Phunny Phorty Phellows and have a taste of King Cake, a delicious Mardi Gras traditio... Read more

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