In the summer of 1989, Van Morrison was travelling in Greece with a film
crew, making the documentary One Irish Rover. One sunny day, he was joined in
Athens by Bob Dylan, who'd just ended a European tour. They brought their
acoustic guitars to the place in Athens where the...
The Original Pinettes Brass Band won the 2013 Red Bull Street Kings
competition. Part of the prize: studio time and tutoring from people like
Mannie Fresh and Trombone Shorty, both of whom appear in this version of
"Ain't No City" cut in the Red Bull Studio.
WWOZ Private Collections at Siberia featuring Soul Sister
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Siberia - 2227 St. Claude Ave., NOLA
6-9pm * FREE
Facebook event link
Each month, WWOZ and Euclid Records present "Private Collections," a Sunday
evening happy hour where different WWOZ Djs ...
Born in the Mississippi Delta near Clarksdale, blues legend Eddie James "Son"
House (1902-1988) spent a good deal of his childhood in Louisiana, eventually
in Algiers/New Orleans, but first near Tallulah in Madison Parish. His brief
introduction to "Preaching the Blues" in ...
If you didn't get enough Zydeco at the last weekend's Lousiana Cajun & Zyedo
festival in Armstrong Park, check out this video. Published last week by
Storyville Records, it's a 1984 live recording at the Maple Leaf:"The
Louisiana Two Step" by Rockin' Dopsie (1932 - 1993) an...
A few months after Hurricane Katrina destroyed New Orleans, Ruby Dee came to
Congo Square to tell us motley returnees that she understood Congo Square was
some of the most sacred ground in America. She was also gracious enough to
extend Congo Square to all of New Orleans. ...
Blood splattered playgrounds,
Selfies overflowing with false.
Sipping on petroleum cocktails,
caus it's fun destroying futures.
Can I buy your innocence
with some poor man's digital gold,
his interest rate will kill him,
All in good time my pretty!
Sharks eating sharks
If you can't catch him this Saturday (6/14) at the Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco
Festival in Armstrong Park, here's nearly 90 minutes of Buckwheat Zydeco
filmed live at Turner Hall in Milwaukee on March 11,2012.
The video was created in beautiful, full-screen-ready HD by MPTV (Milw...
There's something just right about pairing the Kinks "Complicated Life", a
cut from their 1971 Muswell Hillbillies album, with Preservation Hall Jazz
Band singer Clint Maedgen's one-shot bicycle tour of the pre-Katrina Vieux
Carré (including a cameo by the New Orleans Bingo...
This Sunday, June 15 One World Family will host a benefit concert to fund
scholarship programs which send dozens of Burmese refugee children to school
in Thailand. The lineup includes: Mike Dillon Band, Sarah Quintana, Andrew
Duhon, Micah McKee & Little Maker, Blind Texas ...