Photo of the Polyphonic Spree by Steve Wrubel.

The Polyphonic Spree seems like a natural for Christmas music, but so far we've had to

Earlier this summer, Helen Gillet had a good conversation on improvisation and the social dim

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According to an announcement released this morning:

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A preview of shows by M83, Dan Deacon, Bombay Bicycle Club and Moon Duo, along with new music by Miguel, The Mountain Goats, John Cale and more.

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The week ahead includes shows by Antibalas, Dee-1 and the Gretna Heritage Fest, as well as benefits for Mike Mayeux and Sheik Richardson.

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Later this morning, I'm recording a Spilt Milk podcast with rapper Dee-1.

Photo from Treme

This week's episode does what Treme was made to do - illuminate a fundamental drama that most of us face.If things go according to plan, mos

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During her set this year at Jazz Fest, Dayna Kurtz had a moment.

It wasn't pretty but it worked.

Cover art for Preservation Hall Jazz Band's "St. Peter and 57th"

Last year, Preservation Hall and the jazz band that bears its name celebrated 50 yea

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Vox and the Hound are letting valuable promo time go to waste.

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"We are going to be back for a season 3.5," Treme producer David Simon announced Sa

Director Mark Bergeron and cinematographer

Cover image for Nasimiyu's "Rules Aren't Real"

This week, we have new music from Bob Dylan, Empress Hotel, Ralph Stanley and The XX; and previews of shows this week by Amanda Palmer, The Walkmen, Nasimiyu, Lewis Black and more.

Photo of Amanda Palmer and Grand Theft Orchestra

This week, New Orleans' nightlife offerings include Irvin Mayfield and the NOJO with Ledisi, Mystikal with Juvenile, Honey Island Swamp Band with Red Baraat, Black Taxi, Beach House and Stomp.