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Lifetime Achievement in Music Business: Doris Bastiansen of the Kerry Irish Pub

New Orleans has a long list of storied music venues known the world over for their timeless performances that connect musicians with the spirit of their audience members. And yet […]

SOUNDCHECK: We have festivals for beignets, why not cheese?

The inaugural Fête des Fromages, a festival of cheeses, wines and music takes place November 17 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the New Orleans Jazz Museum at the […]

Nesby Phips

“From cutting hair to painting to making music, I was always self-taught and always had my own method. When I cut hair, even if it’s the same client every week, […]

Five Questions with Chef Daniel Esses of Three Muses

Congratulations on the new venue! Thank you. Is the new location a replica of the Frenchmen Street location, or are you looking to do something different? We want to create […]

REWIND: Juvenile, Solja Rags (Cash Money Records)

Producer Mannie Fresh Presses Rewind on Juvenile’s Second Studio Album Solja Rags, circa 1997. “Everybody always wanna talk about 400 Degreez or Mind of Mannie Fresh… 400 Degreez has a mainstream following but […]

DJ Yamin, Quickie Mart, Tony Skratchere, NOLA Bounce Breaks Volume 1 (Super Jock Records)

Intended as an homage to the pioneers of New Orleans bounce—T. T. Tucker, DJ Irv, DJ Jimi, Mannie Fresh, DJ Jubilee and the countless other DJs, rappers and producers who […]

Mohawks Before Mystikal and More: Sugar Bear at the House of Blues

Big Chief Walter “Sugar Bear” Landry, Jr. of the Black Mohawks Mardi Gras Indians has been masking since the early ’50s, when his grandmother’s boyfriend first began teaching the young […]