On the first Saturday of Jazz Fest – April 24 – festival producer Quint Davis will dedicate the Blues Tent to the late Marva Wright during a Tribute to Marva […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ANuclsaCx7U&feature=related[/youtube]Professor Longhair does a mad scat (?) solo in this version of Fats Domino’s “Whole Lotta Lovin’” backed by the Meters.
The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation have tapped David Simon, co-executive producer of Treme, to give the keynote address at this year’s Sync Up conference, which takes place during […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L8d4p6n-y9s[/youtube]Tonight, Republic hosts a benefit for the New Orleans Musicians Relief Fund with Russell Batiste and Friends, headliners Billy Iuso and the Restless Natives, and more. Here’s Iuso covering Wet […]
Throughout his career, Will Oldham has sought intimacy. The early Palace monikers (Palace Brothers, Palace Music, etc) gave off the idea of a man walking the grand hall of American […]
The upcoming HBO series Treme hasn’t suffered from a lack of attention, although it premieres April 11. We have a story on it this month, and a story on it […]
David Mills, one of the staff writers for HBO’s Treme, died yesterday of brain aneurysm at age 48. He was co-executive producer and wrote or co-wrote three episodes in the […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BkfUJYOi7Q[/youtube]Cowboy Mouth plays Wednesday in the Square at Lafayette Square with the Creole String Beans opening at 5 p.m. Here’s one fan’s tribute to the Cowboy Mouth experience.
Tonight at AllWays Lounge, the Brooklyn-based Afro-pop band King Expressers play only their second show outside New York, having conquered their first “touring” show this past Saturday night at the […]
Janet Jackson will join Mary J. Blige and Alicia Keys as a headliner at the 2010 Essence Music Festival the July 4 weekend. Essence was the first magazine to feature […]