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Two Nights of Uneasy

Tonight, Harry Shearer will premiere his new documentary, The Big Uneasy, which goes inside the Army Corps of Engineers to look at the levee failures that led to the post-Katrina […]

Aaron Neville, Allen Toussaint Collaborate for New Album

Aaron Neville will be joined by Allen Toussaint for his upcoming album, I Know I’ve Been Changed, due out October 26. The album coincides with Neville’s 50th year since he […]

YouTube du Jour: Jason Marsalis

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EUCeGu07xMw[/youtube] Tonight, Jason Marsalis plays Dos Jefes  Uptown on Tchoupitoulas. Here he is from last December at Snug Harbor, complete with drum commentary.

53rd Annual Grammy Deadline Approaches

The deadline for entering recordings into the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards is Tuesday, August 31. “I just want to see as many local records get entered into the GRAMMYs as possible,” […]

Certified NOLA: Local Underground Hip-Hop at House of Blues Tonight

Tonight at House of Blues, sneaker/clothing shop Traffic Boutique and their affiliated entertainment group, Supreme Street, are presenting a bill of local underground hip-hop artists, with Aquaforce, Kashflow, Lil Dee, […]

Get to Know Your “Certified” Emcees

New Orleans may be the birthplace of jazz, but rap and hip-hop are our city’s most popular mainstream musical exports. Lil Wayne, Juvenile, Mystikal, Master P, Mannie Fresh, B.G., Jay […]

Folse, Tramonto Plan a R’evolution

“How do you want to spend the next 30 years of your cooking career?” Long-time Chicagoan Chef Rick Tramonto asked himself that question recently after an established career of excellence […]

First Annual Latin Jazz Festival Saturday, August 28

The first annual New Orleans Latin Jazz Fest is going to be held on the 5th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. The concert is being put on by a Latin cultural […]

YouTube du Jour: Mark Weliky

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvHO1bXghkU&feature=player_embedded#![/youtube] Here’s the speed of the Internet in action. Jazz guitarist Mark Weliky played Bacchanal last night; here’s footage from the show, and he’ll play tonight at 6 at Il […]

Rebirth Brass Band Signs With Basin Street Records

Basin Street Records announced today that the Rebirth Brass Band has signed with the label, and will be releasing their first Basin Street album early next year. It won’t be […]