Archive for November, 2011

Big Al Carson Redeems Bourbon Street (Well…)

Tweet In case you weren’t aware of this, New Orleans locals basically try to forget that Bourbon Street exists.  When out-of-towners want to go there, my first response is always, “Why”?  Then there are inevitably questions like, “Well, do you ever go the French Quarter?” (as if Bourbon is the Quarter).  Of course we do.  […]

Preservation Hall

Tweet Preservation Hall is electrifying (still) and I’ve been there dozens of times. Here are some candid (and HIGH ISO, to be sure–flash is not OK) shots from a recent shoot that Elsa Hahne arranged and Preservation was kind enough to permit.  Click through to reach the gallery:

Voodoo Music Experience 2011!

Voodoo Music Experience 2011!

Tweet Three solid days of musical gumbo, established bands, reunions, genre-busting performances, and fans aged birth to 80+.  One 60-something lady, grinning ear to ear, asked me “Why do I know that guy?” during Ray Davies’ performance–a two word response, “The Kinks!” doubled her over in laughter and then a moment of distant-eyed recollection before busting out […]

Voodoo Music Experience Day # 2!

Tweet Backlog clearing.  Here’s day # 2 of Voodoo Fest 2011!

Voodoo Music Experience Day # 1!

Tweet HUGE photo backlog…sorry!  Full Voodoo 2011 coverage coming shortly…in the meantime, enjoy some photos from Day 1 of the madness, featuring Peelander-Z with Cheeky Blakk, Soundgarden, Red Baraat, and more:

Bounce X at the Republic!

Tweet The Republic in New Orleans recently hosted a huge bounce celebration, with a who’s who list of bounce stars:  Sissy Nobby, Katey Red, DJ Jubilee, Ricky B, 10th Ward Buck, Cheeky Blakk, Ms. Tee, Rusty Lazer, Nicky Da B, Flyboy Keno…   We were virtually destroyed when we quit shooting at about 3:30am, but still managed […]