[This review from The Republic last week is the first from new contributor Raphael Helfand.]
For me, the last days of Jazz Fest were as odd as the days themselves.
Everything is relative. At a Lollapalooza or a rock festival, Red Hot Chili Peppers are funky. At Jazz Fest, they’re a rock band.
Still Life, the debut album by
It was a shame to have Voodoo 2015 come to an early end with Sunday lost to ra
The annual grousing that accompanies a Voodoo lineup is partly the grousing th
Friday night at Voodoo, I found myself thinking about why England makes such g
Bantam Foxes (Friday, noon, Carnival) display a classic love of big,
The isolation that insulated New Orleans’ music for so long died with the Internet.
Miguel blasted onstage at the Joy Theater Tuesday night with the ener
Friday night, I reviewed the New Kids on the Block/TLC/Nelly show for The New Orleans Advocate, and much of my take on that surre
[Updated] Sunday afternoon, country singer Kacey Musgraves
[Updated] The attendance Saturday at Jazz Fest wasn’t a record despite the speculation of some outlets, which gives tho
Thursday was a true locals day, with short, friendly lines, and shows you could get close to if you wanted.
It was bad enough that The Tontons couldn't play loudly enough to keep
[Updated] Saturday night at Voodoo was supposed to be about
The story Friday at Voodoo wasn’t so much
Sunday night, Beck played the House of Blues, playing a rare club show between weekends headlini
Sunday’s final sets at Jazz Fest couldn’t have been more different.
Any fears that Phish fans would once again descend on New Orlean
Backseat drivers have many ideas about what Jazz Fest should do differently, some of which
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell starts Friday, and we’re cove
On Tuesday last week, photographer Patrick Ainsworth went to One Eyed Jacks to see the return of Cibo Matto on the band's
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.
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
This album of sea shanties from the Bywater makes me want a beer.