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Julian Addison on Frenchmen Street

Julian Addison Lays Down the Beat on Frenchmen Street

Up-and-coming drummer Julian Addison is a percussive force to be reckoned with. The young Ohio transplant, currently playing with the fabled Dirty Dozen Brass Band, boasts an impeccable technical proficiency that can traverse many genres, but he has a style unto himself. The streams of rhythm he pours out are compelling, varied, and intricately layered [...]

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New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra to Play Lionel Ferbos Memorial Concert

A free concert in honor of late trumpeter Lionel Ferbos will take place on Sunday, November 9, from 5-6 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church. The concert will be presented by the New Orleans Jazz Celebration and the Holt-Burnett Memorial Fund (a part of the New Orleans Musicians’ Clinic and Assistance Foundation Gig Fund), organizations committed [...]

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The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller, CAC New Orleans

CAC to Host R. Buckminster Fuller Documentary

On Friday, November 7, the Contemporary Arts Center will feature a one-night only performance of The Love Song of R. Buckminster Fuller, a live documentary created and narrated by Academy Award-nominated Sam Green and accompanied live by acclaimed indie rock band Yo La Tengo. The documentary will showcase the life of R. Buckminster Fuller, a [...]

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ReFresh Project Community Farm

ReFresh Project Celebrates Winning Green Garden Contest

On Saturday, October 25, the ReFresh Project will host a Preview Party and Community Farm Ribbon Cutting, an event in celebration of the project’s first place win in the first-ever national Garnier Green Garden Contest. A second line parade will kick off the event at noon, followed by the ribbon cutting of the farm and [...]

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Christian Scott Live at Snug Harbor October 25

On October 25, the Christian Scott Quintet will be performing live at Snug Harbor. This is one of the very rare local gigs that Christian aTunde Adjuah (his more recent title) has put on since his homecoming earlier this year. Despite the fact that he was born and raised in New Orleans, we seldom get [...]

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Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Voice of the Wetlands Festival

Photos: 11th Annual Voice of the Wetlands Festival

The 11th annual Voice of the Wetlands Festival brought some of the biggest and best Louisiana musicians to Houma to help shine a light on Louisiana’s vanishing wetlands from October 10-12, 2014. Spearheaded by Tab Benoit, the festival included performances by Big Chief Monk Boudreaux, Johnny Sansone, Lil Buck Sinegal, Guitar Slim, Jr., and many [...]

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Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways Premieres on HBO

The Foo Fighters passed through New Orleans as part of their Sonic Highways project in May, and we’re set to get a look at the finished product as the first episode of the documentary series premieres on HBO. The Foo Fighters managed to play a secret show at Preservation Hall, which Jonathan Pretus profiled for [...]

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Prospect.3 Notes for Now

Prospect.3: Notes for Now Begins October 25

On October 25,  Prospect New Orleans’ “Prospect.3: Notes for Now” will kick off with a ribbon cutting and second-line parade, all set to begin at Washington Square Park. P.3 will be an ongoing event, consisting of several shows and art installations at various universities, museums, and art galleries throughout the city. The festivities will run [...]

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Cedric Burnside at the Crescent City Blues and BBQ Festival 2013, Photo by Elsa Hahne

2014 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival Schedule

The 2014 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival will take over Lafayette Square from October 15-17, bringing the best in local food and international blues masters to the heart of New Orleans. 2014 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival Full Music Schedule: Friday, Oct. 17 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm Little Freddie King 7:00 pm [...]

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Selwyn Birchwood

Selwyn Birchwood to Make New Orleans Debut at Blues & BBQ Fest

Selwyn Birchwood, the 2013 Blues Foundation International Blues Challenge winner, is set to make his New Orleans debut at the 2014 Crescent City Blues & BBQ Festival this weekend. Birchwood, a Tampa, Florida, native, said he’s looking forward to coming to the city for the food and music. He even has some local favorites he’s [...]

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