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Solid As A Rock: Roland Guerin is not waiting for a stamp of approval

Roland Guerin keeps good company. A master of six-string bass, he put the bottom in Allen Toussaint’s band during the composer-pianist-producer’s second act as a world-traveling concert artist. Guerin spent […]

Kenny Neal: Swamp Blues in His Bloodline

Throughout his long, successful career, guitarist, vocalist and composer Kenny Neal has been associated with Baton Rouge and its hybrid musical style known as swamp blues. “It has a French […]

Marc Stone: Creating That Bridge

Marc Stone is planning a big celebration for his first headlining gig at Tipitina’s on October 3, the official release party for his latest album Live at Tipitina’s. The show […]

Five Questions with photographer and videographer Dominic Scott

Dominic Scott is a photographer and videographer whose resume belies his 21 years of age. He has worked extensively with Grammy-winning musician PJ Morton, as well as Grammy-winning producer Chase […]

Dining Out: Brigtsen’s

The culinary experience at Brigtsen’s is living testament to the late great Chef Paul Prudhomme’s profound legacy. Chef Frank Brigtsen was an integral part of Prudhomme’s revolutionary, game-changing impact on […]

Hangover Power-Pop: Notel Motel bites back

The Devil may live in Gentilly, as the first track on Heavy & Sweaty tells us. But tonight he and his minions are cavorting a couple of miles down the […]

Soulful Takeover: Melissa Weber named curator of the Hogan Jazz Archive

“To me, this is just a next step—an advanced step—but it’s in line with everything I’ve done my entire life,” Melissa Weber explains, after being selected as the curator of […]

Ain’t No Limitations: The Soul Rebels pave the roads and knock down the doors

An object in motion stays in motion. For the Soul Rebels, that’s been an unspoken mantra since the band formed in 1991. Borne from the wellspring of traditional brass and […]

Prends Courage: Feufollet celebrates its 20th anniversary

It’s hard to fathom at this point, but what was once a group of child prodigy Cajun musicians celebrates its 20th anniversary in October with two special shows: Festivals Acadiens […]