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LMNOP to Move? Levon Helm’s Club Closes Red Hot Record Acquisition

By most accounts, the third annual Louisiana Music-New Orleans Pride (LMNOP) conference was a great success and beneficial to its many participants. About 600 people were counted as official registrants […]

Fest Focus: Theresa Andersson

Her soft speaking voice is  extremely deceptive, for Theresa Andersson uses words that express confidence about music and her future in, it. There’s no reason why she shouldn’t. The vocalist/violinist/songwriter […]

Fest Focus: Jon Cleary

Jon Cleary has clearly arrived, and now he has a new recording to follow suit. Mooburn his long-awaited major label debut for Virgin/Pointblank Records, is set for release April 20 […]

Fest Focus: Jon Cleary

Jon Cleary has clearly arrived, and now he has a new recording to follow suit. Moonburn, his long-awaited major label debut for Virgin/Pointblank Records, is set for release April 20 […]

LMNOP Continues to Improve The City’s Music Biz

Sandwiched between the two weekends of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is the Louisiana Music-New Orleans Pride LMNOP conference, which marks its third consecutive year in New Orleans […]

The Status of In-Store Performances & Easing Restrictions on Low-Power Radio Stations

Spring has sprung with a flourish, the sun is bright and the air is mild, moods are high, flowers are blooming and the region’s’ peak music season, including the New […]

Beau Jocque Cranks It Up!

1998 was a banner year for Beau Jocque. Last year’s release for Rounder Records, Lock It In, Crank It Up, his seventh recording in six years, was among the top-selling […]

Tab Benoit, Debbie Davies and Kenny Neal, Homesick for the Road (Telarc)

Cross the talents of two veterans of the Louisiana blues scene with a former featured guitarist for the late Albert Collins and – in this case anyway – you’ve got […]

Musician’s Friend & Noiselab Studios

Musician’s Friend opened in late January to the tune of $300,000 in sales its first weekend, a figure that even took officials of the Utah-based discount chain by surprise. The […]