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Musicians have an important role to play in the conversation about the place for live mus

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New music and a preview of the week in music in New Orleans, including Dylan LeBlanc, Dale Watson and "We Heart Mike."

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Earlier in the week, My Spilt Milk ran the story of Juvenile being arrested in Mi

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This week, Kishi Bashi, Y La Bamba, Matt Lemmler and more perform, while the Saints defense gets another chance and we do what we can for Mike Mayeux.

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“It’s something that I couldn’t escape since conception,” says Luzelena Mendoza of her musical beginnings.

As guest writer Michael Patrick Welch reports, sooner or later everybody took their shots from Joan Rivers, and her desire to push the boundaries still gives her power at age 78.

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I suspect that if they’re honest, fans of The dB’s always wanted to be Peter Holsapple
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If one 3-credit class could guarantee the kind of musical success it’s given the Brooklyn-based hard rockers of

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Woody, Willie, Love and Kishi Bashi are included in This Week's Spotify Soundtrack.

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Friday: Black Mass Rising, Shazzula vs.

“I’m an expert at the sport of air sex,” Chris Trew announced by way of introduction when he appeared earlier this summer on
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Corporate gigs can be hell.

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Aeschylus wrote, "In war, the first casualty is the truth," and the same holds true for wars on live music.

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Since President Bill Clinton made Fleetwood Mac's "Don't Stop" the theme song for his 1992 campaign, a rock-era theme song has become a standard if

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The music industry's changing in so many ways, but one that isn't is promotion.

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To some, the lack of live music at Siberia is evidence of the Mayor's

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Update: When Kermit Ruffins took over the lease on the

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This is a story from a moment that never existed.

On a number of occasions, rapper Lil Twist has referred to his

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New music from Antibalas and Kendrick Lamar, old favorites from the Only Ones, Panther Burns and Fleetwood Mac, and live previews from Shovels & Rope, Curren$y and Dirty Bourbon River Show.

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It's Saturday night. White Linen Night is going on around the corner, but in the Circle Bar, people are reminiscing.

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Friday: Roddie Romero and the Hub City All-Stars, 8 p.m., Rock 'n' Bowl: 

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You can hear soul and classic rock in Empress Hotel, but you can also hear ar

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The first 45 minutes of last night's news forum "Where Do We Go From Here" focused on the future of journalism.

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The last time we heard from indie rock band Brass Bed was its tribute to Harry Nilss

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Updated: Recently, found Alexandra Scott's song on Ingrid Lucia Presents New Orleans

Updated: It's rare that we get to say that New Orleans is on the cutting edge of something other celebrations and NFL player motiv

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Dinner didn't start well. St.

Treme returns for its third season on HBO on September 23.

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This Week's Spotify Soundtrack is an open challenge to all the gloomy sum'bitches to hang on to their angst.

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I often buy the argument that using "indie" as a modifie

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Black metal, Dirty Projectors, Peter Jackson and the future of journalism are all a part of the week ahead, along with Satchmo SummerFest and Whitney White Linen Night.

"I thought 'fiasco' meant something else."

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Reviews of "Ingrid Lucia Presents New Orleans Female Vocalists," "The Cherry Thing" by Neneh Cherry and The Thing, and "Big Station" by Alejandro Escovedo.