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YouTube du Jour: Colin Lake

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SK8BvAmKsLw[/youtube] Tonight, acoustic blues artist Colin Lake plays the Ogden Museum’s “Ogden After Hours” series. Here’s footage of him as part of coverage of the Telluride Blues Festival in 2007, […]

YouTube du Jour: Shamarr Allen, Dee-1 and Friends

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCTn9tqU-mE[/youtube] Oil spill-related songs are starting to appear. Threadhead-related artists recently released “Nobody Knows Nothin’,” and here’s Shamarr Allen, Dee-1, Benny Pete and more on “Sorry Ain’t Enough No More,” […]

YouTube du Jour: Curren$y Pilot Talk Release Party

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBsJJd2r92E[/youtube] Tonight, current young hip-hop phenom and New Orleans native Curren$y is hosting a free album release party at Republic, with local DJs EF Cuttin, DJ Chicken, and DJ Slab […]

YouTube du Jour: Osborne, Fohl and Sansone

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJVoCRlVqDg[/youtube] The weekly woodshed sessions with Anders Osborne, John Fohl and Johnny Sansone have evolved into something more than just an occasion to work out new material. This year, they […]

Tip’s Studies the Value of Co-Ops

[UPDATED] When singer Margie Perez moved to New Orleans in 2004, she struggled to break into the local music scene. She was aided by the Tipitina’s Foundation Musicians Co-Op, a […]

Pair-O-Dice Tumblers Bastille Day Second Line: Slideshow

[flickr-gallery mode=”photoset” photoset=”72157624354043845″] Bastille Day was this past Saturday, and as the good former French colony that we are, New Orleans celebrated not only with a festival in Mid-City courtesy […]

Steve Earle on Emmys, Treme and New Orleans

[UPDATED] Last week, the Emmy nominations were announced and HBO’s Treme received two—a Best Director nomination for Agnieszka Holland for the first episode, and Best Song for Steve Earle for […]

Running of the Bulls: Photo Slideshow

On Saturday morning, the French Quarter and CBD were host to thousands of white and red clad correros, those who take part in the annual Running of the Bulls during […]

YouTube du Jour: Champion Jack Dupree

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Duka2-Z3sD8[/youtube] Here’s Champion Jack Dupree rearranging Fats Domino’s “Ain’t That a Shame” as a boogie woogie in 1978 with Lee Allen on tenor sax.

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 […]