Last Night: Bud Light Hotel in Wonderland

[Updated] New Orleans has always known how to party well, but last night the Bud Light Hotel hosted a Super Bowl party with an entirely different price tag, a party that would shock even the most experienced New Orleans partygoer. On any other Saturday night, one might find this kind of extravagance in New York City, Chicago or Los Angeles, but the Super Bowl has brought the wealthy and the famous to the South, along with their idea of a party.

Voodoo: Young Epic with Crazy Horse

Festivalgoers are accustomed to a fair amount of production to keep the live experience dynamic and visual, but Neil Young and Crazy Horse made due with a silhouette of an Indian on a horse. At Voodoo, they played on a stage big enough to land a plane, but Young, bassist Billy Talbot and guitarist Poncho Sampedro huddled so close together that they'd have fit in the Circle Bar if not for the amps.

Voodoo: Ask Neil

[Updated] Neil Young will headline the opening night of The Voodoo Experience Friday night, but he'll talk to you today at 2 p.m. Central on Twitter. All day Wednesday, Young will answer questions from fans addressed to @neilyoung with the hashtag #askneil. Young's new album, Psychedelic Pill, is due out on Tuesday after Voodoo, but starting today, listeners can stream it at NeilYoung.com. Here's a review.

Neil Young and Crazy Horse
Psychedelic Pill
(Warner Brothers)

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