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That Time, Again

Oh my, it’s Jazz Fest time again. Our annual Jazz Fest Bible is now on the street; we hope you enjoy it, and will continue to support what we do […]

Jazz Fest First-Timers Take Note

One of our readers, “Coach,” wrote us with his Jazz Fest guide for first-timers. Here it is. If you’ve got additions or other ideas that Coach may have missed, let […]

Levon Helm: Geeking Out

Levon Helm‘s label released a statement earlier today that said simply, “Levon Helm passed peacefully this afternoon. He was surrounded by family, friends and band mates and will be remembered […]

Fest Focus: Ziggy Marley and Bruce Springsteen

Jazz Fest artists in the news: — TheNation.com recently ran a passage on the growth of Bruce Springsteen‘s (Apr. 29, Acura Stage, 4:30 p.m.) political voice from an upcoming book […]

More Than Just Festivals and Sports

This afternoon I was lucky enough to be able to leave the office and trek out to the Fair Grounds to take care of a little business. Oh what a […]

Follow the Leader?

I’m never prepared for Noel Gallagher to be the voice of reason, but sometimes … The consumer has become all powerful now, and the consumer is king.  So the consumer […]

What We Lose…

…with digital music files: Cover art. Like the best cover art, that of Hurray for the Riff Raff’s Look Out Mama, released today, has a life of its own. Gregory […]

French Quarter Festival Estimates More Than 550,000 Attendees

This afternoon, the French Quarter Festival announced that approximately 574,000 people attended the four-day festival, which this year included an expanded “Lagniappe Thursday.” This ritual of releasing the festival’s attendance […]

Hurray for the Riff Raff Tonight on Liveset

For those of you who can’t make the French Quarter Fest or want something different, we’re pleased to partner with Liveset.com and CANO to present Hurray for the Riff Raff […]

French Quartering

Now a day earlier and two days longer than it used to be, the 29th-annual French Quarter Festival begins tomorrow, Thursday April 12. If you’ve had a chance to peruse […]