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2018 Midcity Bayou Boogaloo lineup announced

Sat, 03/10/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Midcity Bayou Boogaloo has announced the lineup for its 13th annual festival, happening May 18-20 along the banks of Bayou St. John. Of note this year: Leo Nocentelli, Marc Broussard, and Deacon John & the Ivories. Each of these artists is making their Bayou Boogaloo de... Read more

Culu and N'Kafu African Dance Ensembles at Congo Square Rhythms Fest

Thu, 03/01/18
One of the best parts of the Congo Square Rhythms Fest are the talented and vibrant dance groups who continue the highly meaningful dance traditions at this historic site. This year, the dancers will be heavily featured on Sunday, March 4, from 12 - 1:30p. Check out the Cul... Read more

Mardi Gras Indian battle at Congo Square Rhythms Fest

Wed, 02/28/18
Congo Square Rhythms Fest is coming up this weekend! Every year features a Mardi Gras Indian battle, this year happening on Saturday, March 3 starting at 3:15p. Check out the verbal spar we caught in 2016 featuring members of the Flaming Arrows, Mohawk Hunters, and Fi-Yi-Yi... Read more

Festival International de Louisiane 2018 lineup

Sat, 02/24/18
Festival International de Louisiane announced their 2018 lineup yesterday. This year's roster includes talent from more than 20 countries and regions, featuring local Louisiana artists alongside international musicians. The festival will take place April 25-29 in Lafayette.... Read more

French Quarter Fest 2018 Lineup Announced

Tue, 02/20/18
The music lineup for the 2018 French Quarter Festival is out! This year's festival is April 12-15 at stages throughout the French Quarter. WWOZ will again be broadcasting live from the festival. More details on that to come soon. This is the 35th year of French Quarter Fes... Read more

Video only: Sync Up Conference

Thu, 02/15/18
Keynote Interview: Music manager Elliot Roberts in conversation with Tom Petty biographer Warren Zanes Panel Discussion: Booking a Tour: Where to start. Do’s and don’ts. Presenters: Tavia Osbey, manager, Tank and the Bangas Mousa Hamdan, manager, Curren$y, Corner Boy P., T.Y... Read more

Congo Square Rhythms Fest: March 3-4, 2018

Wed, 02/14/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
Congo Square Rhythms Festival, presented by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, returns to Armstrong Park March 3-4, 2018. This is the 11th annual presentation of this deeply meaningful and vibrant (and free!) festival that celebrates the many traditions that trace ... Read more

Bring Your Dancing Shoes For Mashed Potato Records Upcoming Artist Showcase At The Tigermen Den

Mon, 01/08/18
Authored by Sharon Armstrong
  Mashed Potato Records (MPR) is a new recording label and project in New Orleans that - borrowing inspiration from community-supported Mississippi Records and the field recordings of folk music ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax - is currently seeking to bring the music of New ... Read more

A Jazz Journey & A Gospel Journey, Jan. 11 & 12

Sun, 01/07/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
This week, in anticipation of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day on January 15, two concerts will be held to honor his lifetime and legacy. On Thursday, January 11, Dillard University will host A Gospel Journey featuring the Dillard University Octet, Xavier University Concert ... Read more

Danny Barker Fest 2018

Wed, 01/03/18
Authored by Carrie Booher
The Danny Barker Banjo and Guitar Festival returns to stages and schools across the city on January 9 and runs through January 14. The mission of this unique festival is to showcase and highlight the many contributions and accomplishments of NEA Jazz Master Danny Barker: mu... Read more

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