Tweet Another Jazz Fest, come and gone, and we caught every act that we possibly could, across all seven days. Some of our highlights, along with extensive photographic coverage, below: Day # 1: Standout performance and our favorite act of the day was Gary Clark, Jr. We’ve seen him before (a lot, actually) and performing [...]
Tweet 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 [...]
Tweet All good things must come to an end. Actually, in New Orleans that’s not strictly true, since the end of Jazz Fest simply returns us to the normal firehouse-sized helping of daily music and festivals, but for non-locals, maybe it is a temporary ending. In any event, we recount our best experiences during the [...]
Tweet YLC Presents: Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue! Trombone Shorty has come a long way, as if that needs saying. We remember him as a tiny kid, blowing trombone like he was seven feet tall, but now he’s not only grown up, but has played with Lenny Kravitz, U2, Green Day, and others. His current band [...]
Tweet Mirliton Festival featured, in addition to some rocking’ food (dig those mirlton fries, which we made for Thanksgiving!), R. Scully’s Rough 7, with Rob Cambre on lead guitar, Ryan Scully on lead vocals and rythym guitar, CJ Floyd on bass, Mike Andrepont on drums, Ratty Scurvics on keys, and Meschiya Lake/Erika Lewis on vocals, [...]
Tweet It’s hard to say much that’s new about Die Antwoord–they haven’t actually been around that long and yet, when you see them, it’s refreshing in the same way that the Ramones or the Sex Pistols were when they burst onto the scene. Die Antwoord are hip hop with attitude, yet with a smart, tongue-in-cheek [...]
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