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.
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2152tIxWh8Q[/youtube]The Saints may be healing on a much-needed bye week, but the onslaught of Saints songs continues. Here’s a remake by rapper Baby Boy da Prince.
It’s time to break out your nutria furs: it’s getting down right cold in New Orleans. Maybe slip into your nutria ball gown if you’re feeling fancy or don your […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VmevO2V2JxA[/youtube] Revisit New Orleans’ new wave past with a young John Thomas Griffiths on “China.”