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Emilio Castillo of Tower of Power talks back

This interview was conducted before Tower of Power’s April 22 performance at the House of Blues New Orleans was cancelled- ED. After 50 mighty years of making music, what does […]

The Psychedelic Furs’ 20th anniversary of the band’s reunion tour

This interview was conducted before the Psychedelic Furs’ April 21 show at Tipitina’s was canceled – ED. It’s been 29 years since the Psychedelic Furs released an album of new […]

The Tomb of Nick Cage, Cryptids and Creatures (Independent)

The Tomb of Nick Cage bills itself as a horror-rock, new-wave, metal, deathrock band—can’t argue with that. Horror-hardcore bands White Zombie and GWAR seem to be obvious influences for singer […]

The Iceman Special: Cross-Generational Collaboration And Family Ties

On a recent Sunday night at House of Blues, good vibrations radiated through the room, even though the evening’s headlining act, Arizona jam band Spafford, had yet to take the […]

Christone ‘‘Kingfish’’ Ingram talks back

A native of Clarksdale, Mississippi, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram comes from the land of Muddy Waters, Robert Johnson, John Lee Hooker and Skip James. Just turned 21, this young man with […]

Charlie Wooton joins Blue Monday Mission

Blue Monday Mission, operating in Lafayette for three years, helps aging, retired and elderly musicians. A division of the nonprofit Love of People, the organization plans to expand to New […]

Michael Doucet with Sarah Quintana pursues a new direction with Lâcher Prise

It happened on Mardi Gras Day 2018. That’s when Michael Doucet, singer and fiddler in the Grammy-winning Cajun band BeauSoleil, met New Orleans singer-guitarist Sarah Quintana. Living in the French […]

Supreme Green Fairy: Tank and the Bangas reign over Krewe Bohème

Tarriona “Tank” Ball made a list of the great things Tank and the Bangas experienced in 2019. It’s a long list: a Grammy Award nomination for best new artist; performing […]

Rhiannon Giddens talks back

In 2007, Rhiannon Giddens performed at the Folk Alliance International conference with the aspiring black string band Carolina Chocolate Drops. On January 25, 2020, following one Grammy Award, six Grammy […]

The Folk Alliance celebrates creativity and supports traditions

The 32nd annual Folk Alliance International conference is coming to New Orleans. Running January 22 to January 26 at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel, the conference includes keynote speakers Mavis […]