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This first weekend of Jazz Fest 2018 is in the books, and while little music on the weekend was memorable, the weather and small to mode

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[Updated] This first weekend of Jazz Fest will be remembered—to the degree that it will be remembered at all—for its ex

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The Residents’ anonymity has been the band’s stylish calling card.

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Big Freedia received a rock star’s reception when she played Jazz Fes

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The first weekend of Jazz Fest ends with two interesting choices (sorry—in my mind, Jimmy Buffett isn’t one of them).

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Helen Gillet’s Jazz Fest shows present a fascinating challenge.

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Friday was as pleasant a start to Jazz Fest 2018 as you could imagine.

saturday's jazz fest schedule

Saturday at Jazz Fest, Rod Stewart tags in for Aretha Franklin. I give St

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[Updated We’ll see only part of what Aurora Nealand can do

friday's jazz fest schedule

Friday’s schedule is typical of this year’s Jazz Fest.

Leslie Odom Jr

Leslie Odom Jr. comes to New Orleans in a key moment of hi

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So far, the New Orleans Tricentennial has been a subtle affair.

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[Updated] It’s a tribute to the enduring power of The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill that 20 years after its releas

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Jack White will play the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shel

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Saturday night, Spinal Tap bassist Derek Smalls plays the

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In 2008, The Vettes’ “Give ‘em What They Want” got airplay on B97, and

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Our quick takeaways and suppositions as to why things happened the way they did at Wrestlemania in the Superdome Sunday.

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[Updated] I’ve been writing about Wrestlemania 34 this week for The New Orleans Advocate, and you can see

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“Papa Was a Rolling Stone” (1972) and such films as Shaft (1971) and Superfly (1972) were part of a moment when African-Am

Canadian indie pop big band Broken Social Scene could very easily be the punchline to a joke your alt uncle tells at Thanksgiving or the subject of