On Thursday, February 4, Maurice White, legendary founder of Earth, Wind &
Fire, died at the age of 74. I paid tribute to his influential work and sound
by playing an all-Maurice White edition of my Soul Power show on February 6.
I decided to highlight only my favorite EWF ...
Homer, Lousiana's Bobby Rush, a 2014 Blues and BBQ Fest headliner, performs
the title track from his 2005 album Night Fishin' at Music City Roots Live
from the Factory in Nashville on February 3, 2016.
Roar! is a fun New Orleans-based duo that incorporates electronics into
trombone, vocals, and live drumming into pop and punk music. The group has a
sound reminiscent of a mishmash of unexpected artists-- Bjork, Portishead,
Interpol, and Sylvan Esso. The mixes of loops and ...
Derek Warfield & The Young Wolfe Tones will perform at the Irish House on St.
Charles Avenue as part of their U.S. St. Patrick’s Day Tour.
A well-known ballad singer and songwriter, Derek Warfield is one of the
founding members of the quintessential Irish Rebel band, The Wo...
WWOZ is once again teaming up with the New Orleans Video Access Center and
the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation to produce free music videos for
local musicians. This program, now in its second year, pairs talented local
filmmakers with students (age 17 & up) who want...
Last Time (Triumph Riddim, Precision) "2015 Soca"
Moana and the Moahunters
Indians Here We Come
Here Come The Indians Now
I Ate Up the A...
How can you get more New Orleans? It's the Preservation Hall Jazz Band doing
Professor Longhair's "Go To The Mardi Gras." And before you try to see the
Zulu king "down on St. Claude and Dumaine," be advised: that intersection
went away in the 1960s in the name of "urban ren...
Cajun musicians today still tend to come to the music through tradition, and
T'Monde is no exception. This trio, made up of Drew Simon on accordion and
vocals, Megan Brown on guitar and vocals, and Kelli Jones on fiddle and
vocals, has a deep background in the Cajun traditi...
From KRVS in Lafayette, it's Sonny Landreth with Cajun singer-songwriter-poet
Zachary Richard on harmonica. They cover Clifton Chenier's "Ay Ai Ai," a
track Landreth recorded for his 1993 album Down in Louisiana.