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Amazing Benefit Show This Sunday at Circle Bar

Thu, 06/12/14
Authored by Mark LaMaire
This Sunday, June 15 One World Family will host a benefit concert to fund scholarship programs which send dozens of Burmese refugee children to school in Thailand.  The lineup includes: Mike Dillon Band, Sarah Quintana, Andrew Duhon, Micah McKee & Little Maker, Blind Texas ... Read more

Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs, "Typical Rock Star"

Wed, 06/11/14
Authored by David Stafford
As the humorous intro- and outro- to this video make clear, Shamarr Allen is anything but a typical rock star. The "official video" for the first track on the 2011 Shamarr Allen and the Underdawgs CD entitled 504-799-8147, this is colorful, high-energy take on an infectious... Read more

Tab Benoit, "Medicine"

Mon, 06/09/14
Authored by David Stafford
Voice of the Wetlands founder Tab Benoit rips through an 8-minute-plus version of the title track from his 2011 album Medicine. It was filmed in Rockland, Maine at the North Atlantic Blues Festival in July 2012.   Read more

"New Orleans All The Way Live: 48 Hours in New Orleans"

Mon, 06/09/14
Authored by George Ingmire
Tune in this week as we read listener emails about things to do in the Crescent City, musically, food related and otherwise, with music by Dr. John, Tab Benoit, Eric Lindelland many others. Since we couldn't include all of our listener suggestions as part of the program, we... Read more

James Brown in Bologna, 1971

Sat, 06/07/14
Authored by David Stafford
For your weekend viewing pleasure: 56 minutes of the funkiest soul ever dished up, courtesy of James Brown (1933-2006), in Bologna for Italian television in 1971. This is the entire broadcast, including a long-ish intro and several subsequent short interruptions by the show... Read more

New Orleans Music Venue Map demo

Fri, 06/06/14
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Recipe: Ultimate Shrimp and Squash Casserole

Thu, 06/05/14
In this Ultimate Shrimp and Squash Casserole, summer produce and gulf shrimp are brought together and seasoned to mouthwatering effect. Thanks to Louisiana Cookin’ columnist Frank Davis for this concoction designed to highlight the bounty of the garden. Read more

Cousin Joe, "Everything Made of Wood Was Once a Tree", 1984

Thu, 06/05/14
Authored by David Stafford
Pleasant Joseph (1907-1989), better known as Cousin Joe, was an blues and jazz singer, born in Wallace, Louisiana. Per his autobiography, he began singing in church before crossing over to the blues, first playing guitar and ukulele, and later switching to piano. He played ... Read more

The Honorable South, "Faithful, Brave & Honest" and "Saint Charles Parish"

Tue, 06/03/14
Authored by David Stafford
The Honorable South hails from New Orleans and combines elements of rock, funk, soul, and folk to create "electric soul rock-n-roll".  Writing about their debut Jazz Fest performance last month, Alex Rawls observed on My Spilt Milk that vocalist/songwriter Ms. Charm Taylor'... Read more

"New Orleans All The Way Live: Art in New Orleans "

Tue, 06/03/14
Authored by George Ingmire
This week we collide new and old music, all locally recorded, performed by artists Theresa Andersson, Treme Brass Band, The Dynamites, and more. In addition to an hour of eclectic live music, we visit Libra Lagrone at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art to talk about the focus... Read more

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