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"Boogie at Midnight"

Mon, 02/11/13
The iconic New Orleans rock and roll sound of 1950s still has a place every Monday night at BJ’s Lounge, a windowless bar on the far side of the Bywater neighborhood where King James & The Special Men hold down a regular gig. The pool table is shoved to the side, the homemade ... Read more

The Red Wolf Brass Band

Thu, 02/07/13
The Red Wolf Brass Band from the Riverdale Middle School in Old Jefferson on Cuttin' Class. Read more

Old Man River starts The Spin Cycle

Tue, 02/05/13
Authored by Ol' Man River
I have been hosting the Overnight Jazz Show for several months every Thursday from 3-6am Nawlins time. It is a Jazz show mostly contemporary but not limited to that, often trending to the Afro Beat and Jam Band Genre. I like to feature a theme or artist or several throughou... Read more

Recipe: Acarajé (Stuffed Black-Eyed Pea Fritters)

Tue, 02/05/13
Prepare your taste buds to do a little dace for Acarajé, this stuffed fritter is a Brazilian street food with roots reaching back to West Africa. A special thanks to Dana Honn over at Cafe Carmo for sharing this month's recipe. Read more

Mardi Gras In New Orleans

Tue, 02/05/13
Authored by Sam Cammarata
10 Things To Get You Through Your Carnival Parade Season   #10.  Bathroom- Find Close, Preferrably Free, Bathroom with everything one would need to survive the Parade Route Madness.   #9.  Pick a Side- Either You are a Sidewalk Side Parade Go-er, Or one of The Other Ones, ac... Read more

"Absinthe Makes the Heart Grow Fonder"

Tue, 02/05/13
Authored by George Ingmire
On this week’s program, we celebrate Valentines Day with music by Walter Wolfman Washington, Russell Batiste & Friends, Ingrid Lucia and many others. We also enjoy a piece of Cecelia Husing's strawberry shortcake being served at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. La... Read more

Al "Carnival Time" Johnson - My New Orleans

Sun, 02/03/13
Authored by Zachary Young

Recipe: Cocktail tastes like King Cake!

Thu, 01/31/13
Authored by Bill DeTurk
New Orleans, January 2013:  Welcome to my kind of King Cake Party! We could talk from Epiphany to Mardi Gras about king cakes and la galette des rois, and stuff you find inside; however, I prefer a discourse on drinking one’s way through Louisiana’s epic culture. So, let’s ... Read more

29th International Blues Challenge in Memphis

Tue, 01/29/13
Authored by Big D
While those of you in New Orleans are dealing with all the fun that comes with Super Bowl, I will be in Memphis (most likely freezing) and participating in the Blues Society's International Blues Challenge. The 2013 International Blues Challenge will be the 29th year of Blue... Read more

Soul Stu In Exile: Henry Butler meets Millenial Territory Orchestra

Tue, 01/29/13
Authored by Stuart Raper
In a city known for its incredible piano players, New Orleans native Henry Butler sits a master of this unique stylistic craft. Currently residing in Brooklyn when not on tour, I was quite thrilled to see that Henry was playing a gig at the 55 Bar, a great little spot in a ... Read more

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