1) Carnival is in full swing this weekend! Cork, Oshun, and Cleopatra roll
today and plenty more is happening Uptown, downtown, and elsewhere on
Saturday and Sunday. Check out the parade schedule here. New Orleans is also
hosting the NBA All-Star Game this weekend so, uh......
We were pleased to welcome the students of Sophie B. Wright High
School's "Da Wright Way" Brass Band for the February edition of Cuttin'
Class earlier today! This band, led by director Mr. Barnes,
returned to Cuttin' Class after nearly four years just before a busy
Louisiana native artists are no strangers when it comes to the Grammy Awards.
The recent 59th Annual Grammy Awards also had a fair showing of Louisiana
artists, most notably, Bobby Rush’s win for Best Traditional Blues Album
with Porcupine Meat. Here is a look back at some ...
Happy to announce our upcoming feature on Tank & the Bangas! This rising
group was founded at an open mic set in 2011 and hasn't slowed down since.
Leader Tarriona "Tank" Ball is an accomplished spoken-word performer who
integrates poetry slam style and art into the Bangas ...
Acclaimed guitar-virtuoso Brian Seeger and his immensely talented group,
Organic Trio, released their sophomore follow-up entitled Saturn’s Spell.
Seeger, who holds the Alvin “Red” Tyler Professorship at UNO’s Jazz
Studies Program, is joined by Jean-Yves Jung (France) on or...
Congratulations to Bobby Rush, winner of a 2017 Grammy Award for Best
Traditional Blues Album for his latest Porcupine Meat! Rush is a native of
Homer, Louisiana who has been nominated for a Grammy Award three other times.
This year marks his first win.
Rush is not your ty...
1 People Get Ready Reuben Wilson / Bernard 'Pretty' Purdie /
Grant Green Jr. 06:13 The Godfathers Of Groove
2 Hickory Wind Regina Carter 04:37 Southern Comfort
3 Stormy Monday Blues Johnny 'Hammond' Smith 04:38
The Stinger Meets The Golden...
1 Sing a Simple Song Tomorrow's Children 03:07
Messin' With Sly: A Tribute to Sly Stone 2017/2/10 22:03:40
2 Good Book 8th Day 04:10 I Gotta Get Home (Can't Let
My Baby Get Lonely) 2017/2/10 22:06:59
3 Many Rivers To Cross The Brand New He...
1) Krewe du Vieux/krewedelusion rolls on Saturday! Carnival season will be in
full swing over the coming weeks, culminating with Mardi Gras on Tuesday,
2) The Lesseps Block Party is happening on Friday, February 10 starting at 7p
between the oft-stumbled-betwe...
The nominations for the 2017 Grammy Awards are out and many Louisiana artists
are up to receive big honors. Nominees with Louisiana ties include:
- Barry Ancelet & Sam Broussard: Best Regional Roots Music Album (Broken
- Lauren Daigle: Best Contemporary Chri...