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Mardi Gras Day 2011: Photo Slideshow from Fat Tuesday

By Monday we should be fully recovered from the madness that was Mardi Gras 2011. Although the Weather Channel had predicted thunderstorms for Fat Tuesday, the party gods blessed New […]

Soul Rebels Sign with Rounder Records

Today Scott Billington, Vice President of A&R for Rounder Records, announced that the label signed the Soul Rebels. The band is scheduled to go into the studio later this month […]

YouTube du Jour: Foburg

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=awbnvQ1fPUQ[/youtube] Tonight Foburg starts, presenting local and touring acts playing showcases in venues on Frenchmen Street, St. Claude Avenue and in the French Quarter. Local artists include Givers, the Revivalists, […]

Photos of Mardi Gras Sunday at Thoth, Box of Wine, and Bacchus

The Sunday before Mardi Gras is always a big day, but this year’s Sunday will go down as one of the largest yet, as Endymion was rescheduled due to rain […]

Services for Herman Ernest

Updated As we reported Monday, drummer Herman Ernest passed away Sunday after a bout with cancer. Services for Ernest will take place this Saturday, March 12 at First Pilgrim Baptist […]

YouTube du Jour: Foburg Festival

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rP322FWfJWQ[/youtube] Tomorrow night, Foburg returns. The indie rock, hip-hop, electronica and dance music festival that started in order to focus all the talent passing through New Orleans on the way […]

Kickstart the Fourth Annual Community Records Block Party

On April 16, Locally-based Community Records will host its fourth annual Block Party, the punky kid brother to the big April festivals. The Block Party brings together local and touring […]

YouTube du Jour: Yes

Recently, Aaron LaFont interviewed Chris Squire of the prog rock mainstays Yes. The band performs tonight at the House of Blues with a band that includes longtime band members Squire, […]

Susan Cowsill Joins Another Family Band

Susan Cowsill is well-known as a member of the Cowsills, but she is now also a Hobart. Last year during South by Southwest, Cowsill, Jon Dee Graham and Freedy Johnston […]

Mardi Gras Indians Copyright Revisited

While New Orleans celebrated Fat Tuesday, New Hampshire Public Radio did its part by interviewing editor Alex Rawls about the Mardi Gras Indians’ efforts to copyright their suits. Here’s the […]