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Fest Focus: Them Ol’ Ghosts

SATURDAY, April 13, 8p House of Blues Voodoo Garden Stage   Them Ol’ Ghosts are a four-piece rock band with roots buried deep in Southern soul. Their 2017 debut, Renegade, […]

Fest Focus: Big 6 Brass Band

Sunday, April 14, 5:45p Louisiana Fish Fry Stage   Formed in 2017, the Big 6 Brass Band is a quickly rising star in the already brilliant brass-band space of the […]

Dancing at Her Funeral: Boyfriend is exploring life beyond rap cabaret

The rollers in her hair, the vintage wardrobe, the cerebral wit, the feminism—all are hallmarks of Boyfriend, the Tennessee-raised songwriter, singer and performance artist whose aesthetic realm was built primarily […]

AF The Naysayer is finally telling his story, in three parts

This month, producer AF The Naysayer will release the first installment of a three-part series of music titled PARTS. Its arrival will mark the culmination of a long waiting period […]

Soundcheck: Five Questions with FREEWATER

At this year’s BUKU Music + Art Project, the multi-faceted platform FREEWATER will make its debut. Offering services in photography, filmography, music and more, the team spearheaded by Frankie Watts […]

MY MUSIC With A.J. Hall of THE GRïD

“My father’s a bass player, so I was always around music. I’m one of the few funk/jazz/hip-hop/gospel musicians that didn’t come up from a really early age. I’ve always been […]

Five Questions with Marley Gras Jerk Chicken Festival Director Joel Hitchcock

How did you first become interested in creating events celebrating Caribbean culture? My father is a professional jazz and blues pianist and my siblings all play instruments, so my whole […]

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 […]

The Gospel according to PJ Morton

Nearly three years ago, New Orleans native son PJ Morton returned home after leaving the city to pursue life elsewhere. He was gone 13 years, during which time the pianist, […]

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 […]