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Euclid Records Shop Grand Opening September 4 and 5

Vinyl fans rejoice! Brand new Bywater music shop Euclid Records opened its doors for their first day of business yesterday, offering up thousands of used and new LPS, 45s, CDs […]

Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Festival Labor Day Weekend

On Saturday September 4, the Zydeco Park in Plaisance, LA will host the 28th Annual Southwest Louisiana Zydeco Fest, with special events also occurring throughout the week in Opelousas. Festivities […]

Krewe of OAK Mid-Summer Mardi Gras: Photos

Hard facts of life: The tooth fairy isn’t real. We all die. Mardi Gras comes only once a year. That third one’s the most difficult to reconcile, which is why […]

YouTube du Jour: Joe Krown

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYPX05hoOZU[/youtube] Tonight, Joe Krown plays the Rock ‘n’ Bowl. Here he is at the Rochester Jazz Festival in Rochester, New York with Walter “Wolfman” Washington and Russell Batiste.

Shooter Jennings

A famous name is like a sail that weighs a ton; it’s the kind of thing that will pull you out into open waters, but when you are ready to […]

YouTube du Jour: Big History

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RIVbVlSP8aM[/youtube] Big History has yet to play a gig—it makes its live debut September 18 at Carrollton Station opening for Big Rock Candy Mountain—but musically and visually, this animated video […]

Free Truth Universal Mixtape: Resistance, Vol. 1

Truth Universal has released a new 10-minute mixtape, Resistance Vol. 1, with DJ Waht on the turntables and production by Symbolyc One (S-1), who produced Kanye West’s single, “Power.” To […]

YouTube du Jour: Tom Waits

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JqVZOqS6miw[/youtube] Tom Waits is the spiritual godfather of the Bywater music underground, and here he is live in Paris in 1979 performing “Annie’s Back in Town” and “I Wish I […]

Lil Wayne: Making Up for Lost Time?

Evidently rapper Lil Wayne left the pantry well-stocked before he went to prison. In a recent interview with MTV News, Young Money’s Mack Maine revealed plans for two new Lil […]

The Tide Rises Again

“Last week I was thinking if only we could bring bloggers to New Orleans to see it for themselves and a conference on what is happening,” blogger Scout Prime wrote […]