Archive for October, 2011

Voodoo Festival is almost here!

Still time to snag tickets!  We will be there all three days–the lineup this year is amazing! Red Baraat returns to New Orleans! Morning 40 reunites (again!  Hurray!) The Vettes! New Orleans Bingo Show! R Scully’s Rough 7, with Rob Cambre ripping on guitar! And Cheap Trick, The Raconteurs, Chris Thomas King, Snoop Dogg, Mannie […]

2011 Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival

This year’s Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival was the 6th annual presentation of the free event, which is put on by the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation (whose premiere event is the annual Jazz and Heritage Festival).   This year’s lineup was loaded with stars, including Jimmy “Duck” Holmes, Little Freddie King, Walter “Wolfman” […]

Happy Birthday, Mahalia Jackson!

For Mahalia Jackson’s 100th birthday, a host of New Orleans’ finest musicians gathered at Ogden After Hours, in the Ogden Museum of Southern Art in New Orleans LA.  Why?  Surely you’re joking, Mr. Feynman.  Cake.  Roof.  Tearing it off.  All that.  Herlin Riley absolutely ripped it up on drums.  Leah Chase, Sarah Quintana, and a host of […]

Primus at Metropolis

Primus at Metropolis

Primus defies categorization and walks the halls of Devo, Thelonious Monk, and Salvador Dali–instantly recognizable as something new to the Earth, destined to do their own thing and well, that’s it.  First walking the Earth around 1984, they bring to our planet walls of bass wizardry (yes, that’s a whammy bar) backed by a guitarist […]