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Comedian Marc Maron has made the most of bottoming out. On his “...

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Friday night, I reviewed the New Kids on the Block/TLC/Nelly show for The New Orleans Advocate...

Kodak to Graph Photo

This week's Freshly Spilt Milk features first listens to new music by RL Grime, Jaill, Grammatik & Luxas...

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As a part of The New Orleans Advocate’s coverage of the crowd on the second Saturday of...

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Grant Gustafson laughs a lot. He laughs when describing how him and Jon Childers, the other guitarist in...

ed sheeran photo by erika goldring

[Updated] Jazz Fest 2015 is over, and the approximately 460,000 people made it...

Kodak to Graph Photo

This week's "Freshly Spilt Milk" has new music from Cillie Barnes, Kodak to Graph, Richard Thompson,...

mannie fresh photo by patrick ainsworth

Photographer Patrick Ainsworth was busy during Jazz Fest and the nights during it. He shot...

kacey musgraves photo by erika goldring

[Updated] Sunday afternoon, country singer...

ed sheeran photo by erika goldring

[Updated] The attendance Saturday at Jazz Fest wasn’t a record despite the...

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Feufollet has grown up in the public eye. The...

dr. john photo

Unbelievably, Dr. John hasn't closed a Jazz Fest stage since the late 1990s, but he does so today when he...

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If Saturday's crowd at Jazz Fest wasn't record-...

gwen stefani photo by erika goldring

Thursday was a true locals day, with short, friendly lines, and shows you could get close to if...

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I reviewed the 40th anniversary reissue of Elton John's 1973 classic Goodbye Yellow Brick Road...

dee-1 photo

I admire Dee-1's forthrightness about his spirituality. I've encountered a number of Christian musicians...

jazz fest schedule

After looking forward to a day of discoveries at Jazz Fest Friday, I ended up missing both Paloma Faith and...

revivalists photo by patrick ainsworth

Mardi Gras is the source from which all things flow in New Orleans, and Jazz Fest is perhaps...

jazz fest schedule

Thursday was a beautiful day to be at the Fair Grounds, and Friday promises to be just as nice. There's a lot...

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My ears pricked up late in “Early in the Moaning’ Time” on The Word’s...

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Last summer, we rant this story on Americana artist Amanda Shires, who plays Jazz Fest's Fais-Do-Do Stage...

father john misty photo by patrick ainsworth

"Now, I'd like to get increasingly more intimate with you, if that's alright."

tony bennett lady gaga photo by patrick ainsworth

There was a time when the Jazz Fest lineup announcement was met with complaints over...

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Genre-defying music often feels forced, or it comes with the nagging suspicion that trade-offs...

The Mulligan Brothers photo

[Updated] “I’m kind of a tinkerer,” explains...

pitbull photo by chelsea dunn

What’s up with Pitbull and his tongue? Sunday at...

jazz fest schedule

We should get a break from the rain today, and while I don't need the heat and mugginess, the Fair Grounds do...

luke winslow king photo by greg miles

When Luke Winslow-King released his second Bloodshot Records album, Everlasting Arms, we talked...

juvenile photo by chelsea dunn

[Updated]  Rain battered the Fair Grounds for a second...

lagbaja photo by chelsea dunn

Friday at Jazz Fest ended early, more for the...

jazz fest schedule

One of my measures of a Jazz Fest set by whether or...

The London Souls photo

"Me and Chris [St. Hilaire], separately knew within ourselves that we were in it for life." says...

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Mumford & Sons strummed, stomped, and ho-heyed their way through Top 40, and helped draw attention to an...

coyotes photo by greg miles

Duz Mancini was the last band member standing. Local indie-Americana band...

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New Orleans’ clubs are dominated by jams, funk, and feel good music during Jazz Fest....

Django Django Photo

This week we've got new music from Django Django, Geographer, Sea Lion and more!

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In Lafayette, the audience for a Cajun/zydeco dance is a social event, not a way to work off the...

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[Updated] It's easy as music lovers to get lost in the romance of music and miss the...