Two more shoes dropped in New Orleans as French Quarter Festival and the Buku Music + Art Project announced that they are postponing their events. Buku is moving the festival originally scheduled for March 20 and 21 at Mardi Gras World to the Labor Day weekend, according to a statement published on the Buku Web site. At this point, there’s no word on how much of the lineup that included Flume, Illiium, Charlie XCX, and Megan Thee Stallion will be part of the festival in September.
In our first year, My Spilt Milk did a number of podcast interviews, but we couldn't get the kind of regularity necessary to make them a part of people's podcast diets. Today, "My Spilt Milk: The Podcast" returns, and we plan on it returning every Monday, looking at the week ahead.
In a story that is largely about noise, it's appropriate that Mimi's in the Marigny quietly got a Mayoralty Permit late last week that allows it to present live music. The bar's lawyer, Justin Schmidt, successfully demonstrated to City Hall that Mimi's had continuously been a live entertainment venue long enough to be grandfathered in.
The two-story building at 445-449 S. Rampart St. is listed in the National Register of Historic Places because of the significant role it played during three separate periods in the history of New Orleans music.