The isolation that insulated New Orleans’ music for so long died with the Internet.
The 17th edition of the Voodoo Music Experience presents perhaps its most ecce
The narrative in the New Orleans music community that has the most traction is that the city government doesn’t sufficiently value music
Photographer Patrick Ainsworth was busy during Jazz Fest and the nights during it.
[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.
After looking forward to a day of discoveries at Jazz Fest Friday, I ended up missing both Paloma Faith and Gurrumul. I hope to do better Saturday. Last year The Soul Rebels played one of my favorite sets, so I look foward to them and Big Freedia, the latter because bounce artists rarely do more than 20 minutes on their own, so I want to see if Freedia can make a full show out of the sound.
Davell Crawford has a history of being flighty, but I'm hopeful for his tribute to Fats Domino. Crawford's a dazzling pianist, but Fats' songs call less for techincal acompishment than commitment to Domino's directness.
Although Taj Mahal remains on the schedule, he's out due to illness. Big Sam's Funky nation was rained out last week, so he'll take Mahal's spot.
Make sure you drop in Economy Hall at some point. I often grab my first bite of the day there and put on sunscreen, and that served me well yesterday when I lucked in Tom Sancton's band. Tomorrow I expect I'll hear Connie Jones over breakfast.
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell resumes its second weekend t
[Updated] “I’m kind of a tinkerer,” explains The Mulligan Brothers
When Luke Winslow-King released his second Bloodshot Records album, Everlasting Arms, we talked about his relationship to the blues.
Friday starts the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell, and we'll be
In our most eclectic Freshly Spilt Milk yet, we have new music from A-Trak and Zeds Dead, as well as garage psychedelia from Tel Aviv and electronic dance music from Venezuela.
Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue will close the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Fes
In 2010, Trombone Shorty curated “Red Hot + NOLA,” an all-star New Orleans concert at the Brooklyn Academy of Music that not only featur
The Who will make a rare festival appearance when they play Jazz Fest Saturday, April 25,
Time hasn't smoothed out Big Rock Candy Mountain's sense of musical adv
Robert DeLong is convinced that making that music to move somebody is “really all that matters.” The 28-year-old producer is committed to injecting
Much of Guster's appeal is that they come off as nice guys who make deeply sa
Our highlights for the week ahead include Ben Howard, Mother Falcon, Marco Benetti, and Quintron's audio translation of the weather, visualized.
Our highlights for this week in New Orleans include Usher, Anders Osborne, NOLA Polar Express, Nancy Whang, and a night of power pop with The Junior League and associates.
Our highlights for the week ahead in New Orleans include rockabilly survivors, the latest flavors, Kevin Gates, Hunter Hayes, Marc Broussard, and Fozzy.
Our highlights for the week ahead include comedy, live documentaries, food in Champions Square, and Atmosphere, Thee Oh Sees, and Tim Easton.
Our highlights for the week in New Orleans include a number of events, Italian instrumental rock with Mike Watt, world R&B with Sinkane, and Mystikal for Halloween.
There is a lot to do this week, starting with Foxygen, who we're pleased to present on Monday.
(In 2012, Cherie LeJeune interviewed Vox and the Hound on the eve of the release of the band's debut album, Courage.
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell starts Friday, and we’re cove
[Updated] "As our awards show host Jim Lauderdale would say, 'That's Americana.'"
September 27, 2012 was an emotional day for the New Orleans music community.
This year, Hogs for the Cause has expanded its musical lineup.
[Updated] Food Network's Chopped challenges c
Sitting still doesn’t come naturally to a lot of kids. Getting students to sit still long enough to learn is often the teachers’ hardest job.