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YouTube du Jour: John Mooney

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uu136rUAC6E&feature=related[/youtube] John Mooney returns to Chickie Wah Wah tonight for an evening of solo blues. Here he is in 2007 at a Swedish blues festival playing “I’m a Country Boy.”

Story Time with Rasputina

Melora Creager’s inspiration for Sister Kinderhook’s “Snow-Hen of Austerlitz”? Feral children. “I was obsessed with this feral children Web site, and the song just came out really easily,” Creager, the […]

Cruise with Quintron and Pussycat

Next February, Quintron and Miss Pussycat will be part of the Bruise Cruise, sailing and performing on a Carnival Cruise line from Miami to Nassau. They’ll be joined by the […]

YouTube du Jour: Wilson and Moore

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FvPH8oGW4f8[/youtube] Guitarist Chip Wilson and R&B Jesse Moore recently debuted their video for the hopeful “You’ll Get Through It” from their Threadhead Records’ album, Side by Side.

Marty Stuart

It’s hard to say exactly what country music is anymore, but if pressed to say what I want it to be, it would be Marty Stuart. On his 2006 live […]

Jazz for the Gulf Benefit Concert Tonight

As Ben Jaffe points out in this month’s issue of OffBeat, the oil spill has become our region’s gravest problem, and one will that we will be fighting for year’s […]

Ponderosa Stomp 2010 Lineup Additions

September’s Ponderosa Stomp Festival has some changes to its roster. The festival has just added swamp bluesman Jimmy Dotson, gospel group The Relatives, New Orleans rock ‘n’ roll star Joyce […]

Brand-New: DJ Quickie Mart’s New Orleans Funk and Soul Mix

Martin Arceneaux, aka DJ Quickie Mart, collected vinyl 45s for years. He played with nearly every bonafide funk band in New Orleans. He suffered through Katrina’s aftermath and continued playing gigs […]

Tales of the Cocktail Kicks Off

This week, thousands of bartenders descend upon the city. They come from all over the world, bearing knowledge of spirits and techniques and liquor history, and don plastic badges on […]

YouTube du Jour: Be the One, Restore the Gulf

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUO3M7MYvAI[/youtube] According to “Be the One”, the star-studded video commissioned by New Orleans’ Women of the Storm, if you are affected by the Gulf Oil Spill, or just plain really […]