Archive for December, 2011

New Wave vs. Rock and Roll at the Hi Ho

We recently caught two amazing but incredibly different bands at the Hi Ho Lounge, both with strong roots in New Orleans musical history.  First up, The Help, with lead singer Barbara Menendez (lead singer of the legendary New Orleans New Wave/Blondie-esque band, The Cold, circa 1980–anyone else catch them on the Riverboat President?), belting out […]

Updated Gallery: Lightnin’ Malcolm and Cameron Kimbrough

How many times can you see Lightnin’ Malcolm’s two piece groups before listening fatigue sets in?  We have no idea.  But we’re nowhere near there.  Lightnin’ Malcolm and Cameron Kimbrough put on another scorcher at d.b.a. and we added a few shots from that show to the previous gallery.  Check it out:

Empress Hotel

Quick take:  Empress Hotel at Tipitina’s Uptown: