On Saturday night, the North Mississippi Allstars brought the "World Boogie Is Coming" Tour
With three guitars, a pedal steel player and two drummers, Jamey Johnson's ba
Last weekend, we were at Black Joe Lewis and The Honeybears at Tipitina’s, and Van Dyke Parks and Tom McDermott at Snug Harbor.
Friday was the first day for Voodoo on City Park's Festival Grounds.
Half of The Breton Sound has played
Jam bands age like any rock stars. The greats get older alongside fans, both eventually burnt out to some degree by now.
The Standells typify one of the many cool things about
The title of Truth Universal's new album, Invent the Future, is optimistic on
Reviews of new CDs by Meschiya Lake and The Little Big Horns and R. Scully's Rough 7 on the eve of their CD-release parties.
My Spilt Milk picks the week's highlights, including psychedelic rock from NAAM, Bryan Adams' latest tour, Reverend Horton Heat, and a tribute to Officer Rodney Thomas.
Questlove's Blues: In the Spike Lee film Mo’ Better Blues, Denzel Washington plays an old trumpet player purist angered at
[Updated] "As our awards show host Jim Lauderdale would say, 'That's Americana.'"
This week's Spotify playlist includes new music by Capital Cities, Dirtmusic, and Oliver Tuku Mtukudzi, and looks ahead to shows by Todd Rundgren, Houses, and Generationals.
As the fall Ponderosa Stomp lineup comes out, we revisit some unsung heroes and cult classics of the garage rock scene.
[Updated] With one week to go, Alexandra Scott is hoping for your support for a
Thursday's rain on top of last weekend's rain on top of this week's rain left the Fair Grounds such a mess that opening Friday was delayed an hour
Friday's Jazz Fest schedule underwent some major changes as early sets were compressed bec
In 2007, Bobby Charles was scheduled
Audiences at the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival have a love/hate relationship with rain.
Part of the beauty of Jazz Fest is that two people can have very full, satisfying musical days and not cross paths.
[Updated] The Zurich Classic is on the West Bank this weekend, and yesterday Jazz Fest felt like a practice round - a beautiful da
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell starts Friday, so it's time
September 27, 2012 was an emotional day for the New Orleans music community.
One of the toughest choices at Jazz Fest this year will come Saturday, May 4 when Fleetwood Mac, Phoenix, and Frank Ocean perform opposite each oth
News about Kickstarter campaigns to fund upcoming releases from Bantam Foxes and Kelcy Mae, and a preview from AM & Shawn Lee's new album, due out next month.
Siblings and bandmates Rob and Rachel Kolar of L.A.
"You can't go more than few days in New Orleans without running into a festival or a party," City Council President Stacy Head said at the press co
Life's too short to listen for long to music I don't enjoy, so this overview of this season's Christmas releases skips some high profile releases.
For Judith Owen, Christmas music is a full-contact sport.
Glen David Andrews has had to make so many changes in his life that for
Bayou Country Superfest will return to Tiger Stadium in Baton Rouge on the Memorial
Quickie Mart has been collaborating with rapper Gotham Gree
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.
What should be on your radar this week?
Where should you be this weekend? The "Tchoupitoulas" screening, Honey Island Swamp Band, The New Orleans Beatles Festival and the Kitty Lynn benefit. Next week? Tales of the Cocktail, The Who doc and more.
An unusually good week in the summer for high profile shows:
This album of sea shanties from the Bywater makes me want a beer.
[Updated] On June 28, the Flaming Lips will come to New Orleans to the House of Blues to
Saying Curren$y's back seems wrong because he never goes away.