The Europeana Collections recently made 2.2 milion images from the first 100
years of photography's existence available for browsing, searching, and
download on their website. The collection includes images and documents from
50 European institutions in 34 different countri...
The great free concert series, Wednesday at the Square, run by Young
Leadership Council New Orleans at Lafayette Square, is coming to an end of
its spring 2017 season. WWOZ was there to broadcast and video stream live
from the event on March 29, 2017 with performances from ...
The 12th annual Crescent City Blues & BBQ Fest, happening October 13-15 at
Lafayette Square, announced its 2017 headliners today. Fans will be treated
to performances from Grammy Award winners Robert Cray and Bobby Rush.
Rush also performed at this festival in 2014. Check o...
1 Hot Fun in the Summertime Freddy Robinson 02:56 Hot
Fun in the Summertime
2 Abraham Ruthie Foster 04:42 Joy Comes Back
3 Stealing In The Name Of The Lord dimmy Wonder 02:34
Full Up (bunny 'striker' Lee's
4 He Called Me Baby Ella Wa...
1 Really (Part 1) Johnny Jones & The Imperial 7 02:14
Night Train To Nashville - Music City Rhythm And Blues, 1945-1970 (Disc 2)
2 Florence Paragons 02:44 Encyclopedia Of Doo Wop
3 Bila Versatones 02:14 Encyclopedia Of Doo Wop
4 Leroy ...
Lots of great new videos out from New Orleans artists this week! The latest
comes from John Papa Gros and his song 'Cocaine and Chicken Fricassée.'
The song collects narratives from Papa Grows Funk’s long-running Monday
night residency at the Maple Leaf. Gros offers that t...
1) The Midcity Bayou Boogaloo returns to Bayou St. John this
weekend. Scheduled performers include Jon Cleary, Zigaboo Modeliste, Tank &
the Bangas, The Deslondes, and New Breed Brass Band. Check out the full
2) Two second line parades will hit the streets on ...
Happy festival season to all! Last summer I had the opportunity to
attend a number of festivals outside of New Orleans and shared those
experiences here. I hope to do the same this summer and am happy to announce
that next week I will be attending my second DelFest. Del...
The 2017 Louisiana Cajun-Zydeco Festival, presented by the New Orleans Jazz &
Heritage Foundation, happens in Armstrong Park on Saturday, June 24 and
Sunday, June 25. Get your dancing shoes on and clear out that stomach
because there's some hot tunes and good eats.
Jimmy "Duck" Holmes, 69, is one of the last blues musicians known for what is
labeled "the Bentonia sound" made most famous by Skip James. He is also the
proprietor of one of the oldest juke joints in Mississippi, the Blue Front in
Bentonia (population 440). In the mid-2000...