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New music spotlight: The Rotten Cores

Tue, 09/29/15
Authored by Carrie Booher
Git yer whiskey out for a listening session with New Orleans rockabilly-inspired band The Rotten Cores and their new album, Sunset Limited. Released at the beginning of August, Sunset Limited is the second full-length album out from this 4-piece. Their hybrid sound of vinta... Read more

Shawn Colvin, "Tougher Than The Rest"

Mon, 09/28/15
Authored by David Stafford
1980s "New Folk" pioneer and Grammy-winnging singer-songwriter Shawn Colvin performs Bruce Springsteen's "Tougher Than The Rest" live at Rockwood Music Hall. Recorded 9/23/15.  Read more

Ponderosa Stomp: The Doctor is In

Sat, 09/26/15
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Galactic, "Into The Deep" + Interview

Fri, 09/25/15
Authored by David Stafford
Galactic performs "Into The Deep" live in Studio A at WFUV at Fordham University last month.  Hear Galactic (and the Soul Rebels) on our live broadcast tonight (9/25) of the Landing Festival pre-party at Tip's. And check out the Landing Festival this weekend, a new festival... Read more

Bogalusa Blues Fest 9/25-9/26

Thu, 09/24/15
Authored by Carrie Booher
The fourth annual Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival is happening September 25-26 at Cassidy Park in Bogalusa, LA. The festival features many Louisiana musicians, as well as some national blues acts. In its inaugural year, the festival was named "Louisiana's Best New Event"... Read more

Free Museum Day 9/26

Wed, 09/23/15
Authored by Carrie Booher
Museum Day Live has arrived again! In the spirit of the Smithsonian Museums in Washington, which offer free admission every day, Museum Day Live! is an annual event hosted by Smithsonian magazine in which participating museums across the country open their doors to anyone p... Read more

New music spotlight: Daria & the Hip Drops

Tue, 09/22/15
Authored by Carrie Booher
Daria & the Hip Drops released their new album, Hipnotic, on Saturday, September 12. Upbeat with strong vocals, the group pulls influences from indie pop, rock, Caribbean, and electronic genres to end up with a truly unique and modern New Orleans sound. Astute listeners may... Read more

Sites & Sounds of New Orleans

Mon, 09/21/15
Authored by Carrie Booher
MediaNOLA, started in 2009 at Tulane, is a project that serves as a portal for histories of culture and cultural production in New Orleans. MediaNOLA works as a collective, partnering archival resources with members of the public, to produce and reflect on the many people, ... Read more

Shemekia Copeland, "Drivin' Out Of Nashville"

Mon, 09/21/15
Authored by David Stafford
Blues vocalist Shemekia Copeland, daughter of Texas bluesman Johnny Copeland, performs "Drivin' Out Of Nashville" at Music City Roots Live from the Factory on September 17, 2015. Like the song says, "Country Music ain't nothing but the Blues with a twang."  Read more

Block Party Playlist 09/19/15

Sat, 09/19/15
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Num. Title Artist Time Release Start Time 1 more scorcher Coyabalites 03:22 "Unhinged" 2015/9/19 18:01:44 2 Harry Hippie Calvin Richardson 04:04 Facts Of Life: The Soul Of Bobby Womack 2015/9/19 18:05:21 3... Read more

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