I would like to send a personal invite to all to take part in the
Integalactic Krewe of Chewbacchus Parade this year. It is one of the easiest
of all Mardi Gras Krewes. The krewe is open to anyone.
I rolled last year for the first time with the Intergalactic Krewe of
The Tin Men (Alex McMurray, Matt Perrine, and Washboard Chaz) recorded live
in March 2013 at the Festival A Vaulx Jazz, in the Charlie Chaplin Cultural
Center of Vaulx-en-Velin near Lyons, France.
One of the first big parades of the Carnival season, Krewe du Vieux, is
taking a new route this year. KdV, active since 1987, will cross Canal and
parade through the CBD after heading through their more familiar stomping
grounds in the Marigny and French Quarter starting at...
Do you work for a social service organization like a nonprofit, educational,
religious, government, or community agency? Your group may be eligible for
passes to the 2015 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival through their
Community Outreach Tickets program! These free passe...
Some of my favoite Trombone Shorty shows happened along the river at French
Quarter Fest. Here he is a few weeks before the April 2010 release of
Backatown doing "On Your Way Down," a classic Allen Toussaint track from
Life, Love, and Faith (1972).
In honor of WWOZ's string of live broadcasts and video streams from from
Danilo Perez's Jazz Club at American Trade Hotel Panama, January 12-16 in
conjunction with the 2015 Panama Jazz Festival, here's Panamanian Ruben
Blades with "Dime," a cut that originally appeared on S...
The Honorable South and vocalist/songwriter Ms. Charm Taylor give us this
video for "Overdue", which they describe as "Our new Lover's rock inspired by
the ancient divine feminine goddess Osun, PRINCE, and birds of paradise."
It's from their 2014 release Faithful Brave & Ho...
The New Orleans Preservation Timeline project at the Tulane School of
Architecture is a fascinating new resource for those interested in the work
that's been done in the region by architectural preservationists since the
mid-1800s. Launched in April, the timeline site allow...