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Trombone Shorty to Be Featured on NBC Nightly News

The Trombone Shorty Foundation will be featured on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams tonight. The Foundation was created by New Orleans musician Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews in 2012 with the goal of the developing young, underserved musicians and passing on knowledge about the city’s unique musical history to the next generation. The foundation’s flagship [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: Krewe of Boo Monster Mash on 10/30

We’re giving away two pairs of tickets to the Krewe of Boo Monster Mash after party on Thursday, October 30, at Mardi Gras World. After the Krewe of Boo finishes rolling through the French Quarter, Monster Mash will be the place to be as Destructo and Big Sam’s Funky Nation take the stage. The party [...]

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Photos: Gwar at the House of Blues on October 24, 2014

Just in time for Halloween, Gwar descended upon the House of Blues for a blood spewing show on Friday, October 24. Decapitated and American Sharks opened up for Gwar, who performed with Vulvatron. Check out our pictures from the show. All photos by Elsa Hahne. Click here to view the gallery on Flickr.

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Ticket Giveaway: Voodoo Fest 2014

We’re giving away three pairs of tickets to Voodoo Fest 2014. This year’s Voodoo runs from October 31 through November 2 in City Park, and features headliners Foo Fighters, Outkast, Skrillex, Arctic Monkeys, and many more. Single day passes are $73, three day passes are $195, or you can enter below for your chance to [...]

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1984 World’s Fair Commemoration to be Held on Nov. 7

The New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center will host a celebration on Friday, November 7, to mark the 30th anniversary of the 1984 Louisiana World Exhibition, or “World’s Fair.” The evening will kick off with the unveiling of a commemorative bronze plaque, the historic event’s first permanent memorial, at 5 p.m. at the Convention [...]

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Beats and Brushstrokes Sets up Shop on O.C. Haley

Beats and Brushstrokes will host their third installment outside of Charlie Boy LLC at 2043 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd. on Saturday, October 25th, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Beats and Brushstrokes combines the forces of local visual artists, musicians, makeup designers, and fashion designers for a celebration of the next generation of New Orleans [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: Tank and the Bangas at Tipitina’s October 25

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Tank and the Bangas at Tipitina’s on October 25. DJ RQ Away will open the show, which starts at 10 p.m. Tickets are $12 at the door, or you can enter to win a free pair of tickets right here.

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Ticket Giveaway: Zoso at Tipitina’s on October 24

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Zoso at Tipitina’s on October 24. Zoso formed in 1995 to pay tribute to legendary rock band Led Zeppelin, and they haven’t slowed down yet. Alvin Youngblood Hart’s Muscle Theory will open for Zoso. Doors open at 9 p.m., the show starts at 10 p.m., and [...]

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Ticket Giveaway: Of Montreal
at the Howlin’ Wolf 10/24

We’re giving away a pair of tickets to see Of Montreal at the Howlin’ Wolf on October 24. Doors open at 9 p.m., and the show starts at 10 p.m. with openers Pillar Point. Tickets are $15, or you can fill out the form below for your chance to win!

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Photos: Macy Gray at Tipitina’s, October 22, 2014

Macy Gray put on a tremendous show at Tipitina’s on Wednesday, October 22, accompanied by openers The Honorable South and Cary Nokey. Check out these pictures from the always emotive Macy Gray’s show. All photos by Elsa Hahne and Golden G. Richard, III. Click here to view the gallery on Flickr.

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