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Video: Ernie K-Doe 2000

Sun, 03/01/20
Y'all remember? Peek back into the Mother-In-Law Lounge in 2000, when Ernie K-Doe and Antoinette held court. In Y2K, K-Doe made a decision to share his musical skills and charisma with five different New Orleans bands: Fireball Rocket, The MacGillicuddys, The Rubber Maids, ... Read more

New Orleans Brass Fest

Sun, 03/01/20
Authored by Carrie Booher
The New Orleans Brass Fest returns to Armstrong Park this Saturday, March 7 from 12-8pm! General admission tickets are $10. SCHEDULE 12pm Roots of Music 12:45pm Free Agents Brass Band 1:40pm D.T.A. 2:30pm Da Truth Brass Band 3:30pm Edna Karr Brass Band 3:45pm honoring Derric... Read more

Rhythm Room 02/28/20

Sat, 02/29/20
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1 Homer's Theme Albert King,Steve Cropper,Pop Staples 02:14 Jammed Together 2 Isn't That So Wilson Pickett 03:16 Pickett In The Pocket (RCA) (LP Rip) 3 Burying Ground Robert Cray 02:59 That's What I Heard 4 Willie & Laura Mae Jones Bettye Swann 02:46 Bettye Swann 5 Top Ten Gre... Read more

"Chanteuse: Celebrating Women in New Orleans Music" free concerts

Wed, 02/26/20
Authored by Carrie Booher
The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation is celebrating women's history month with a new concert series, "Chanteuse: Celebrating Women in New Orleans Music," starting Thursday, March 5 with a set from Germaine Bazzle. This series features some of the best and brightest fe... Read more

Video: Krewe of Red Beans, Lundi Gras 2020

Mon, 02/24/20
The Krewe of Red Beans parades through the Marigny-- happy Lundi Gras!!! Read more

Video: Eos 2020

Sun, 02/23/20
Dawn in the 9th Ward with Eos, two days before Mardi Gras. Read more

Video: Big Chief's last suit

Sun, 02/23/20
Flaming Arrows Big Chief Kevin Goodman makes his last suit and gives his family's legacy to the next generation at Mardi Gras 2019. Read more

Interview: Baby Doll Butterfly Jan of Treme Baby Dolls

Sat, 02/22/20
Listen in as Action Jackson sits down with Baby Doll Butterfly Jan of Treme Baby Dolls and LJ, special assistant to Oscar Diggs, captain of krewedelusion. They discuss what a Baby Doll is, the first Baby Dolls in the city in the 1910s or 1920s, Jan's work honoring mothers a... Read more

Rhythm Room Carnival Special 02/21/20

Sat, 02/22/20
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
1     Mardis Gras Mambo     Reverend Organdrum     02:44     Hi-Fi Stereo 2     Carnival Baby     Square one     04:03     Soca 3     Shallow Water     Flaming Arrows     04:08     Here Come The Indians Now 4     Say Na Hey     The Soul Rebels     04:04     Unlock Your Mind... Read more

Video: Corey Henry & the Treme Funktet w/Cyril Neville at Vaughan's

Sat, 02/22/20
Getting funky at Vaughan's Lounge as Cyril Neville sits in with Corey Henry & the Treme Funktet! Read more

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