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Whitney White Linen Night

The Arts District’s annual block party will return to Julia Street in the Warehouse District from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, August 5. As its name suggests, Whitney […]

Plan A: Radiohead at the Smoothie King Center

Radiohead will return to New Orleans for the first time in almost 14 years when they headline the Smoothie King Center on Monday, April 3. Long considered one of the […]

A Guide to Holiday Events in the New Orleans Area

During the month of December, Christmas New Orleans Style events take place across the city, including Reveillon dinners, concerts, visits from Santa, levee bonfires, caroling and more. More information here. St. […]

Mastodon

4-12-09, Mastodon, House of Blues: Appraising the thinning headbanger manes assembled reverently around the House of Blues’ stage in anticipation of Mastodon’s Saturday night show, the metalheads in attendance weren’t […]

Dan Deacon

4-13-09, Dan Deacon, Freeman Auditorium: I am holding hands with a shoeless girl in Freeman Auditorium on Tulane’s campus as Dan Deacon launches into another electronic dance anthem. There is […]

“Zydeco, Zare”, Heymann Performing Arts Center, Lafayette, October 11, 2008

Zydeco has never seemed more fun, flirting and sensual. Those words best describe “Zydeco, Zare’,” the first modern dance project based on the Louisiana music. The Elisa Monte Dance Company […]

Fleet Foxes, Howlin’ Wolf, August 28, 2008

Fleet Foxes have been heavily praised for knocking some harmony and mysticism back into the young folk music scene, and are legitimately and impressively striking heroic chords with many numbed […]

Young Jeezy, House of Blues, August 13, 2008

After selling out his House of Blues show, Young Jeezy added a late show for his fans. Back-to-back shows bound Jeezy to a schedule, one that meant he had to […]

Tom Waits, Saenger Theatre, Mobile, Alabama, July 2, 2008

Two hours down the road in our sister city of Mobile, Alabama, Tom Waits stomped into his first number, “Lucinda.” Dust curled from the circular wood stage as he galumphed […]