Posts Tagged ‘dr. john’

Voodoo Fest 2013

Tweet Voodoo is one of our favorite festivals–and we hope it will continue to be–but logistical issues, some related to the new layout, really marred our experience and that of a number of other attendees that we spoke with this year.  The lineup was great and we caught several outstanding shows, but the musicians can […]


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 […]


Fess Fest 2010!

Tweet It’s hard to write anything new about Professor Longhair (aka Henry Roeland Byrd aka “Fess”).  He’s a New Orleans icon (see?), his piano playing style is unique and yet has tinged the work of virtually every piano player who plays “New Orleans music” (whatever that is).    There are performers who can clearly capture his vibe (Jon […]