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Germaine Bazzle and Ellis Marsalis to reunite on stage

The Lula Elzy New Orleans Dance Theatre will have a party that can only happen once every 300 years. “It’s All About New Orleans” features the pairing of longtime New […]

SOUNDCHECK: Five Questions with Evan Christopher

Evan Christopher will debut his new work “The Faubourg Variations” at the New Orleans Jazz Museum on Sunday, December 9 at 2 p.m. The performance has been made possible with […]

More than a Music Club: Howlin’ Wolf turns 30

Howie Kaplan had zero experience running a major music venue when he bought the Howlin’ Wolf from Jack Groetsch in 2000. Just over 30, Kaplan had spent his entire adult […]

Happy Birthday Celebrations including Dave Bartholomew and WWOZ

December is a big month for birthdays, including Dave Bartholomew, who will be 100 years old on December 24, and Henry Roeland “Professor Longhair” Byrd, who was born 100 years […]

Oh Crap! Debbie Davis’ Christmas

Christmas music has a special place in the heart of Debbie Davis, and she’s now got one of the city’s holiday music traditions to her name. For the fourth year […]

My Music: Chris Stafford of Feufollet

“I started with piano when I was super young. My mom realized I was interested in music so she put me in piano lessons. My teacher got frustrated with me because […]

SOUNDCHECK: Five Questions with Nick Benoit

Bassist Nick Benoit is booking the Instant Opus Improvised Series, a concept that aims at putting musicians who have never played together on a stage to improvise, which gave birth […]

Happy Land: Krazy Kat rides again

Add another chapter to the saga of Krazy Kat. The beguiling black comic strip feline of indeterminate gender and heritage celebrates a 105th birthday November 13 with a party at […]

Anniversary Celebration: 30 Years of Rock ’n’ Bowl with John Blancher

When John Blancher took over Mid-City Lanes in late 1988, it was a decrepit bowling alley with little promise. He turned it into Rock ’n’ Bowl, which now resides near […]

New Orleans Jazz Museum to showcase history of drum set

New Orleans is rhythm. It seems like everything that happens in this city is done in rhythm, from the way people strut down the street to the way words bounce […]