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Perfect Gentlemen 20th Anniversary Second Line: Photo Slideshow

This Sunday, the Perfect Gentlemen held the first second line of 2011 with their 20th anniversary parade. The second line started at Canal and Rampart Street, and went through the […]

YouTube du Jour: 2010

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LLA7JMPE_xU[/youtube] Here is 2010 in pop music condensed into 5:35 by Los Angeles’ DJ Earworm. This year’s “United State of Pop 2010 (Don’t Stop the Pop)” may lean more heavily […]

Les Pêcheurs de Perles “The Pearl Fishers”

Go see Bizet’s “other opera” just to hear the duet “Au fond du temple saint.” Two men (a tenor and a baritone) renew their friendship, even though they have both […]

Video du Jour: The Other Planets

[vimeo]http://www.vimeo.com/17146940[/vimeo] Tonight the Other Planets, one of the more eclectic groups in our not-exactly-monotone city, play the Circle Bar—a rare chance to see the ensemble together live. Here’s a video […]

Jim Messina on Johnny Palazzotto

[In the new issue, Alex Cook profiles our Best of the Beat honoree for Music Business, Johnny Palazzotto. After press time, we received a testimonial for Palazzotto from Jim Messina […]

New Years Eve Concerts and Parties in New Orleans

For those not content to spend New Year’s Eve with the throngs of people in Jackson Square, there are a ton of big shows to welcome in 2011, most with […]

Clifton Chenier’s Bogalusa Boogie Into Grammy Hall of Fame

The Grammy Hall of Fame, an institution created to honor recordings of historical and cultural significance, has just recently shown the bayou some love.  Recorded in 1975, Clifton Chenier and […]

YouTube du Jour: Delfeayo Marsalis

In our brand new January 2011 issue, John Swenson interviews trombonist Delfeayo Marsalis for our Backtalk interview about his upcoming release, Sweet Thunder. The album is a reworking of a […]

Euclid Records Hosting Music Trivia Nights at the Hi-Ho

Euclid Records, the vinyl and CD store that opened in the Bywater this fall, is set to begin hosting all-music trivia nights at the Hi-Ho every Tuesday, beginning December 28. […]

YouTube du Jour: Teena Marie

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SCg2DZiI8_g[/youtube] We’re saddened to hear of the death of Teena Marie, who died yesterday of natural causes at age 54. Teena Marie played Jazz Fest this year after the release […]