Offbeat Cover for May, 1998

May 1998 Contents


Fest Focus: Al Belletto

Fest Focus: Anders Osborne

Fest Focus: Coteau

Fest Focus: Dash Rip Rock

Fest Focus: Don Vappie & The Creole Jazz Serenaders

Fest Focus: Donald Harrison

Fest Focus: Hunter Hayes

Fest Focus: James Cotton

Fest Focus: Lonnie Brooks

Fest Focus: Mardi Gras Indians

Fest Focus: Original Dixieland Jazz Band

Fest Focus: Ronnie Dawson

Fest Focus: Terrance Simien

Fest Focus: The Doobie Brothers

Fest Focus: The Mas Mamones Mambo

Fest Focus: The Skatalites

Fest Focus: Wendell Brunious

Fest Focus: Ziggy Marley & the Melody Makers

Henry Butler: Unlocking the Keys

Kids in the Hall: A New Generation Carries on the Tradition at Preservation Hall

Zydeco: What’s in A Word?


Dr. John

OffBeat Eats

Fest Focus: Jazz Fest Food

Dis 'n' Dat

NOCCA Celebrates 25 Years, the Armed Forces Festival, Cox Cable, Loyola’s New Music Dean & the Dew Drop Inn

Bayou Beat

Sacaulait, Jazz in Lafayette & “Let the Good Times Roll”


The Fest of Times

Eye Music

Jazz Fest, Rain or Shine


Best of A Northern Round-Up & The Annual Jazz Fest Critique

Film & Video Bits

Good for What Ails You & Other Films at the Fest’s Video Gallery


The Second Year of LMNOP & Layout Changes at the Fair Grounds

Pass A Good Time

The Other Festivals Around the State

Plugged In

Fest Feedback, Take Two

Savoring Sin City

Post-Fest Dining

Straight, No Chaser

Last Minute Shows, New Records and Jazz Tent “”Sleepers


Cool Riddims, Music Factory Café, The Flavor Kings & More

Talkin' 'bout New Orleans

The Life of Jerry Jumonville & Saying Goodbye to Red Tyler


Cool Riddims and Sista Teedy, Pledge to My People (NYNO Records)

Dave Bartholomew, New Orleans Big Beat (Landslide)

Los Hombres Calientes, Los Hombres Calientes (Basin Street)

Stanton Moore, All Kooked Out (Fog City)

The Yockamo All-Stars, Dew Drop Out (Hannibal)

Various Artists, Jazz: The Language of New Orleans, Volume 2 (Louisiana Red Hot)

Walter “Wolfman” Washington, Funk is in the House (Bullseye Blues & Jazz)


From A Bend in the River

Mojo Mouth

Welcome to Jazz Festers, LMNOP, “FotoFest” at the CAC & OffBeat Music Krewe Rolls


Letters May 1998