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Roots Plus: HyperPhlyy mixes country and soul

When Danica Hart and Trea Swindle, two self-described “country girls from Mississippi,” began performing as HyperPhlyy, they could scarcely have imagined that, five years later, they’d be called up to […]

Fest Focus: Boukman Eksperyans

Saturday, May 4, Cultural Exchange Pavilion, 12:40 p.m.   Even if you know nothing about the Haitian Vodou religion, there’s still no denying the hypnotic power of a Boukman Eksperyans […]

Right Here, Right Now: Cole Williams, the punk empress of African rock

Cole Williams was once described as a cross between Grace Jones and the girl next door, an unlikely combination that only makes sense if your neighbor is one of the […]

The Wanting, “Dark Road” (Planetary Magnetics)

While Dark Road is their debut release, The Wanting have already garnered considerable attention in their hometown New Orleans with a performance at this year’s Crescent City Blues & BBQ […]