Positive Vibrations HeartBeat Award (Musician): Margie Perez

Margie Perez embodies what it means to be a working artist in New Orleans right now: she plays whenever possible, constantly expanding her reach with a variety of bands and […]

Ooh Baby! Margie Perez will wow the crowd at French Quarter Festival

There was a time when Margie Perez didn’t think of herself as a performer, aiming instead for a gig writing songs behind the scenes. Those days are long gone, and […]

Margie Perez: Red Beans and Rice, or Rice and Beans?

Margie Perez’s Cuban heritage has her looking perhaps extra forward to listening, playing and eating at Jazz Fest this year.   Vocalist Margie Perez is so well versed in everything […]

Margie Perez, “Love Is All” (Threadhead Records)

This album’s title track (which Perez co-wrote with Paul Sanchez) was high on my personal playlist toward the end of the year, thanks to its generous and hopeful sentiments. It’s […]

Al “Carnival Time” Johnson and Margie Perez, “Don’t Go, Santa!” (Toby Wraye Music)

This hilarious single, produced by the irrepressible Louie Ludwig, is bound to get airplay during the holiday season on WWOZ. It’s right up its alley—or, better yet, down its chimney. […]

Margie Perez, Singing for My Supper (Threadhead)

Margie Perez first released Singing for My Supper last year, but she has re-released it recently with three new songs. A big part of the fun of Perez is that […]

Margie Perez Hits the Spot at Sound Cafe

Sound Cafe 2700 Chartres Street (504) 947-4477   When did you start coming to Sound Cafe? Before I got my day job. This place is nice because they’re very socially […]

Galactic, Partners-N-Crime, Flow Tribe & more set for YLC concert series

On March 11, a new season of the YLC Wednesday at the Square concert series will kick off. The YLC — Young Leadership Council — announced its 2020 performance schedule […]

Top Taco Returns in March for Fourth Annual Throw Down

Top Taco presented by Cerveza Modelo will return for its fourth year on March 19, 2020. This year’s event will feature 30+ restaurants and 50+ tequila and spirits offerings. This […]