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2015 French Quarter Fest Schedule

Fri, 03/27/15
Authored by Carrie Booher
The 2015 French Quarter Fest schedule is right here. Click through for dates, stages, times, and performers. Read more

Alex McMurray, "You've Got To Be Crazy To Live In This Town"

Wed, 03/25/15
Authored by David Stafford
Alex McMurray sings "You've Got To Be Crazy To Live In This Town" with Paul Sanchez and the Rolling Road Show. The performance happened at a Threadheads benefit concert held at the Sixth and I Historic Synagogue in Washington DC, June 3rd, 2010.  Read more

The Largest Free Music Festival in the U.S. - French Quarter Fest!

Tue, 03/24/15
Authored by Bill DeTurk
  What follows is a fun interview with Marci Schramm, Executive Director of French Quarter Festivals, Inc., and story about her flagship festival that I wrote last year. Now’s the time to start thinking about the party because this year’s Fest is only 2 weeks away! First, ... Read more

Marianne Faithfull, "Working Class Hero"

Mon, 03/23/15
Authored by David Stafford
Note this video is NSFW--it contains an F-bomb at about 3:50. Marianne Faithfull does John Lennon's "Working Class Hero" on the New York City soundstage show Sessions at West 54th. It aired late at night on American PBS stations (apparently including the F-bomb) in 2000. Fa... Read more

Spring 2015 Jazz in the Park schedule announced

Mon, 03/23/15
Authored by Carrie Booher
When the river starts to rise from all the snow melting up north, it's time for live outdoor music to make its return! Jazz In the Park at Armstrong Park relaunches in just under a month with a stellar lineup of free weekly concerts running mid-April to mid-June. Kicking of... Read more

'OZone Email Newsletter for March, 2015

Mon, 03/23/15
In This IssueFrench Quarter Fest, April 9-12Piano Night 2015Pick Up Your Brass Pass!Spring Pledge Party Wrap-upCuttin' Class with the Landry-Walker Chosen OnesBusker Blog: Doreen KetchensRecipe: Crawfish BoudinQuick LinksSpread the GrooveTell your friends and colleagues abo... Read more

2015 Congo Square Fest: March 21-22

Sun, 03/22/15
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Congo Square Rhythms Festival returns this weekend, March 21-22. The festival takes places at Congo Square inside Armstrong Park and is free to enter. Congo Square Fest highlights the music and dance of Africa, the Caribbean, the American Gulf South and beyond, along wi... Read more

World Journey Playlist 03/21/15

Sat, 03/21/15
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
World Journey Playlist for 03/21/15 Read more

Rhythm Room 03/20/15

Sat, 03/21/15
Authored by Allan "Alski" Laskey
Rhythm Room Playlist for 03/20/15 Read more

March: Queen Rita Johnson

Fri, 03/20/15
 Rita Johnson has masked as a Mardi Gras Indian Queen for 60 years. Johnson's participation in the Mardi Gras Indian culture is driven by her commitment to celebrate and continue the tradition and by her creativity, which she expresses through visual arts. Johnson began mas... Read more

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