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Wandering Winnipeg: Interview with Portugal. The Man’s John Baldwin Gourley

Wasilla, Alaska-hailing, Portland, Oregon-based experimental rock band Portugal. The Man is one of the most prolific touring and recording groups on the road today. Since 2006, the quartet has put […]

NOJO Throws a Party at Tulane

Glen David Andrews is set to perform at the New Orleans Jazz Orchestra’s 4th annual “Porch Party” concert. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take […]

YouTube du Jour: Matt and Kim

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Yg-CgIwaHs[/youtube] Brooklyn indie dance-rock duo Matt and Kim have been on tour with New Orleans’ Big Freedia opening. The tour plays House of Blues tonight. Here’s Matt and Kim with […]

Local Natives Discover the Value of Change

Success has come quickly to the Los Angeles-based indie rock band the Local Natives, but not as quickly as it may seem at first glance. Although the band released its […]

Soul Great Solomon Burke Passes Away Sunday

Updated: We’re saddened to hear of Solomon Burke’s passing. He died yesterday in the Netherlands of natural causes at age 70, and left behind 21 children, 90 grandchildren, and a […]

YouTube du Jour: Susan Cowsill

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xva13taqpJY[/youtube] On Lighthouse, Susan Cowsill cut “River of Love,” a song written and recorded by her brother, the late Barry Cowsill. This home movies-and-stills video made to accompany the song […]

Wednesday Willie Nelson Show Canceled; Thursday Still On

Country legend Willie Nelson was scheduled to make a two-night stop at House of Blues this Wednesday and Thursday, but Wednesday’s gig has just been canceled due to problems in […]

YouTube du Jour: Gogol Bordello

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKoQgODwveE[/youtube] Tonight, the high-energy Balkan/world music rock circus Gogol Bordello plays the Republic with Outernational and Gypsyphonic Disko (whose NOLA-Phonic Vol. 1 mixtape is one of the best albums to […]

Robert Randolph: “Life Should Always be Great”

Growing up in the House of God Church in Orange, New Jersey, pedal steel virtuoso Robert Randolph wasn’t exposed to secular music until he was in his late teens. “I […]

Donna’s—With A New Name

Donna’s On Rampart—the old Donna’s Bar & Grill, which closed in August—has been leased by optometrist Dr. Eugene Oppman, who also owns the Carver Theater on Orleans Avenue. Oppman started […]