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Young Men Olympians Annual Parade

Thu, 09/22/16

Henry Butler 'Get Out Of My Life Woman'

Wed, 09/21/16
Happy birthday to Henry Butler, born September 21! Here's his performance of the great New Orleans hit 'Get Out Of My Life Woman' at WWOZ's Piano Night earlier this year. Read more

Sarah Quintana & the Mississippi River Band

Tue, 09/20/16
Check out a performance from the upcoming Shotgun Boogie series with Sarah Quintana & the Mississippi River Band performing 'Miss River.' Read more

New music spotlight: Bruce Daigrepont

Tue, 09/20/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
Bruce Daigrepont continues to set the standard for traditional Cajun music on his latest, Bienvenue dans le Sud de la Louisiane (Welcome to South Louisiana). Released earlier this month, the album features fourteen original tracks played in the traditional Cajun dance hall ... Read more

Video: Ruthie Foster 'Richland Woman Blues'

Mon, 09/19/16
Ruthie Foster lays down some Mississippi John Hurt 'Richland Woman Blues' at the 2014 Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival. The 2016 Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Fest happens this weekend, Sep. 23-24. Read more

Rhythm Room Playlist 09/16/16

Sat, 09/17/16
Looking For A Love Melvin Sparks 03:03 '75 2016/9/16 22:02:58 2 This Train Bob Marley & The Wailers 03:44 Trojan Lucky Sevens 2016/9/16 22:06:11 3 Something Is Missing Holmes Brothers 03:14 Feed My Soul 2016/9/16 22:09:50 4 Run Man Run Prince Buster 02:29 Bluebeat 45s Vol 13 ... Read more

Playlist for The Soul Ride, 9/16/2016

Fri, 09/16/16
Playlist for September 16th, 2016 – Wynton Marsalis           Soon All Will Know         Marsalis Standard Time    6:00am Ray Charles                  Hallelujah,                      Anthology                       6:04am                                     I Love Her So ... Read more

Video: Big George Brock 'Glory, Glory, Hallelujah'

Fri, 09/16/16
Here's Big George Brock performing 'Glory Glory Hallelujah (Since I Lay My Burden Down)' at Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Fest 2014. More great acts will be onstage soon-- the 2016 Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Fest is happening Sept. 23-24 Read more

Good Fellas Second Line Parade this Sunday

Fri, 09/16/16

5 things to know for 9/16-9/22

Fri, 09/16/16
Authored by Carrie Booher
1) Another good weekend in the Crescent City! Irish Fest on Saturday 9/17, Jo 'Cool' Davis Tribute at Tips on Friday, and Walter 'Wolfman' Washington & the Roadmasters at the Historic New Orleans Collection on Friday 9/16. Now, for the rest of the week... 2) HIP (Hosting I... Read more

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