The Ponderosa Stomp Stomps Back This October

The Ponderosa Stomp Festival returns October 1-3 with its usual full slate of events including two nights of music at the Rock ’n’ Bowl October 2 and 3. This year’s headliners include Freddie “Boom Boom” Cannon, Brenda Holloway, New Orleans’ Irma Thomas, R&B singer Mable John, P.F. Sloan, soul singer Willie Hightower, and a San Antonio Chicano soul revue with Rudy T.

Jazz Fest Photos: Vampire Weekend, Irma, Boutte, and More

Last Sunday at Jazz Fest, Vampire Weekend looked even preppier than ever, and Eric Clapton brought a healthy dose of reserve in all aspects except his playing to his first set at Jazz Fest. Rodriguez, the subject of the Academy Award-winning documentary Searching for Sugar Man perplexed, and Chocolate Milk explored the '70s funk road less traveled.