Offbeat Cover for November, 2012

November 2012 Contents

Cover Story

A Nightingale Takes Flight: Ingrid Lucia Looks Back, Moves Forward


A Horse with a Name: Frank “Poncho” Sampedro Tells the Crazy Horse Story

Big History: Stars in the Making

Bounce to This: Katey Red’s Dream Team

Definin’ tha Funk: The Low-Down on Bootsy Collins

Denison and Denizens: Rock Supergroup Tomahawk Shakes Off the Rust

Gris Gris Picks: Music Photographers’ Must-Sees at Voodoo Fest

Island to Island: Toots and the Maytals’ Soulful Surprise

Knob Yo Head: Voodoo Music Experience Electronic Music Breakdown

Neil Young Heeds New Orleans’ Call

Sausage for Thought: Boudin and Beer Festival Gathers 50 Chefs

The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Parties On

The Prodigal Po-Boy: Papa John Gros’ Pointers


BackTalk: Thomas Dolby’s Synthesized Science

Photo Op

Andrea Garland Snaps the Voodoo Music Experience’s Bewildering Beauty

OffBeat Eats

Dining Out: Lola’s

Soulman Ernie Vincent Hits the Spot at Robertson’s Vieux Carré

The Gravy: In the Kitchen with Sausage King Vance Vaucresson


504 Rock Art Circus Returns, Oblique Place Hosts

Glamping Comes to the Voodoo Music Experience

Graham Parker and the Rumor Co-Founder Revisits Pub Rock Roots

Now Streaming on OffBeat’s Look-Ka Py Py Podcast

On Display: Molly McGuire’s Splintered Personalities

One of a Kind: Carrollton Station’s Plus One Show

Second Line Vendors Under Attack


Alex McMurray, I Will Never Be Alone in This Land (Threadhead)

Beth Patterson & Patrick O’Flaherty, Caelic (Speak Jolly Music)

Booker T. & the M.G.s, Green Onions (Stax)

Derrick Freeman, Blurple Pain (DF Records)

Herb Hardesty & His Band, The Domino Effect (Ace)

Huval, Dupuy & Fuselier, Cajun Band (Swallow)

Lisa Lynn, Taking All My Secrets to the Grave (New Orleans Angel Records)

Matt Lemmler, The Music of New Orleans (Independent)

Mike Dillon Band, Urn (Royal Potato Family)

Norbert Susemihl, Night on Frenchmen Street (Independent)

Sweet Jones, Magnolia (Independent)

The Revelers, The Revelers (Independent)

The Tangle, Now We’re Awake (Piety Street Files and Archaic Media)

Walter Jr., The Sacraments (The Road to Emmaus Music, Inc.)


Cory MacLauchlin, Butterfly In The Typewriter: The Tragic Life of John Kennedy Toole & the Remarkable Story of ‘A Confederacy of Dunces’ (Da Capo Press)

Mojo Mouth

Open the (Funky) Butt Already

Plan A: Upcoming Shows

Big Gigantic at the House of Blues, November 16


November 2012 Letters to OffBeat