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Roddie Romero’s Jimmy Buffett’s “Friend”

Sunday, CMT will broadcast “Jimmy Buffett and Friends” live from the beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama. The lineup was originally scheduled for a week earlier, but concerns about the impact […]

YouTube du Jour: San Fermin in Nueva Orleans

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=50OzaVhLzWo[/youtube] Every year, daring men and women tempt fate during the San Fermin Festival in Pamplona, Spain, participating in the encierros—the running of the bulls. There’s nothing funny about the […]

Noise Ordinance on Tonight’s Agenda

Tonight, the music curfew on Bourbon Street will be on the agenda at the meeting of the New Orleans Neighborhood Police Anti-Crime Council. The meeting takes place at 6 p.m. at […]

Treme Garners Two Emmy Nominations

The nominations for television’s Emmy Awards were announced this morning and HBO’s Treme received two.  There was some speculation that Khandi Alexander might be recognized for her performance as LaDonna […]

YouTube du Jour: Giant Cloud

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EMZvSdCeH4E[/youtube] Indie folk-rock band Giant Cloud plays the

Rising Tide Returns

Bloggers and non-traditional media emerged as powerful forces for advancing news and thought in New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. There were more stories and perspectives than the traditional and alternative […]

YouTube du Jour: Loose Marbles

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1Rjis7Qsow[/youtube] Tonight the Loose Marbles play the Spotted Cat at 6 p.m. Here they are playing “The Sheik of Araby” in the streets, complete with dancers, dogs and cars.

Tropical Isle Returns Thursday Night

A year after a four-alarm fire ripped through the building, the Tropical Isle at the corner of Toulouse and Bourbon is re-opening tonight with a renewed commitment to live music […]

Essence Music Festival, Friday 2010: Photo Gallery

The big news on Friday, the first night of the 2010 Essence Music Festival, was Janet Jackson’s only show of the year—and the extravaganza of S&M choreography that highlighted it. […]

YouTube du Jour: Don Vappie

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZmzp_Xg1lA[/youtube] Don Vappie plays tonight at Irvin Mayfield’s Jazz Playhouse in the Royal Sonesta. Here’s Vappie in a video package assembled by the Jazz Ascona festival, which takes place yearly […]