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Widespread Panic: The Other Halloween Event

In 2008, Widespread Panic raised $150,000 for the Make It Right Foundation which went towards the rebuilding efforts in the devastated 9th Ward. From their grassroots beginnings in Athens, Georgia to […]

YouTube du Jour: Muse

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TPE9uSFFxrI[/youtube] This video for “Resistance” has more than 7 million hits and hints at the spectacle that Muse brings to its live show. Muse headlines the Voodoo Experience tonight.

Walter Payton Passes; Voodoo Renews

In January, Preservation Hall Jazz Band bassist Walter Payton suffered a stroke. He had hoped to return to performing, but he was in and out of the hospital in recent […]

Voodoo Preview: Friday’s Highlights

OffBeat Online Editor Ben Berman looks ahead to the best of the Voodoo Experience at City Park Friday. For more of OffBeat‘s coverage of Voodoo, check our Voodoo page, and get more […]

Voodoo Preview: Eli “Paperboy” Reed

Eli “Paperboy” Reed loves soul music. The boy-faced, Boston-bred singer, guitarist and bandleader released his major-label debut, Come and Get It!, on Capitol Records this year, and was in the […]

YouTube du Jour: Matthew Dear Ticket Giveaway

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cyTqBik_w2g[/youtube] With throbbing beats and hypnotic vocals, Matthew Dear’s electronic music is an exercise in minimalism. Born in Texas and based in New York, Dear has been producing his unique […]

Voodoo Guest Mix: Swiss Chriss

This year, Voodoo Experience is bringing back the dance tent, called “Le Plur,” with a lineup of A-list DJs, including Rusko, Hot Chip, Crystal Method, Paul Van Dyk, Paul Oakenfold, […]

Chesney, McGraw, Adkins, Sugarland to Play Bayou Country Superfest

Kenny Chesney will return to Baton Rouge for the second Bayou Country Superfest. The Memorial Day weekend country music festival will be back at Tiger Stadium May 28 and 29, […]

YouTube du Jour: Street Sweeper Social Club

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AQFWAXNQzAA&ob=av2n[/youtube] Street Sweeper Social Club makes its New Orleans debut Saturday at 8 p.m. at this year’s Voodoo Experience, but the players are no strangers. Guitarist Tom Morello has visited […]

Voodoo Preview: The Whigs

Many college students would argue that being a full-time student is somewhat equivalent to maintaining a full-time job. Most college students would scoff at the idea of leaving the University […]