Want to help Haiti? NPR has a good blog post here with some suggestions of what you can do. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqP0s9MBuoo[/youtube] Yesterday, Tuesday January 12, a 7.0 earthquake struck just outside […]
Galactic’s new album, Ya-Ka-May is due out in early February. You can hear and download “Heart of Steel” – a collaboration with Irma Thomas – at Spinner.com. Galactic will perform […]
Last week, we posted part one of Colin Jones’ conversation with vocalist John Boutte. Here’s the completion of their talk.
We’ve been watching the new HBO series Tremé film around town the past couple of weeks, including a great shoot with Steve Earle performing in front of The Apple Barrel […]
The details of their support may be different, but five of the mayoral candidates agreed on the importance of music to New Orleans at the Music Swings Votes forum at […]
Rock ‘n’ Bowl’s post-Katrina move and recovery: Watch the video on CNN.com. New Orleans might have our first white mayor in three decades. Yahoo News has the AP story. Former […]
This past Friday night, the Marigny Theatre played host to a rather, er, unusual fashion show, even for New Orleans’ standards. The Righteous Fur Fashion Show celebrated Louisiana’s favorite rodent, […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGoviW-1vQ8[/youtube]A flashback to 1976 in Fred’s Lounge in Mamou that catches the end of one song by Cajun accordion player Nathan Abshire before he starts “Pine Grove Blues (Ma Negresse).”
Al “Carnival Time” Johnson is nothing if not seasonal. This year, he’s branching out and adding playoff season to his repertoire with a new song, “Who Dat Say.” It might […]
Part one of OffBeat‘s interview with one of New Orleans’ finest vocalists from this past summer.