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Mipso: From the mountain to the Bayou State and everywhere in between

After an unexpected eight years together, Mipso has plenty of success to celebrate. This  spring they released their third full album Coming Down the Mountain, a packed summer tour is […]

Suwannee Hulaween will bring the jams to Florida this Halloween

Live Oak, FL’s popular Suwannee Hulaween festival will return to Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park over Halloween weekend (October 27-29), and the lineup is as dense as ever. The […]

Dr. John to collaborate with Funky Meters at Telluride Jazz Fest

Dr. John will team up with the Funky Meters for a collaborative performance at the Telluride Jazz Festival. The iconic New Orleans musicians will headline the fest together on Saturday, […]

LPO commissions Béla Fleck to write piece for New Orleans tricentennial

The National Endowment for the Arts has awarded the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO) a grant to commission banjoist and composer Béla Fleck to write a composition for the New Orleans […]

Summer Fest to bring Smoke N Bones, free crawfish to the Maple Leaf

New Orleans funk and soul group Smoke N Bones will kick off their summer with a big show at the Maple Leaf on Friday, June 23. Dubbed Summer Fest, the […]

Festigals to celebrate women with Stiletto Stroll parade and more

Festigals, a New Orleans festival that celebrates women while supporting women’s causes, will return June 22-24. The seventh annual gathering will take over the JW Marriott on Canal Street and […]

Guy Fieri, Cowboy Mouth to team up for free show at Tipitina’s

Food Network personality Guy Fieri will team up with Cowboy Mouth for a free show at Tipitina’s on Sunday, June 25. The Diners, Drive-ins and Dives star will host the […]

Video: Prodigy joins The Soul Rebels for “Quiet Storm” in Brooklyn

Rap icon Prodigy passed away earlier today due to complications related to his sickle-cell anemia. He was 42. Prodigy was best known as one half of famed New York City […]

Can you spell dat? New Orleans Library to host local street name spelling bee

Tchoupitoulas is famously difficult to spell, but it isn’t the only New Orleans street name that trips people up. In fact, it’s relatively straightforward when one considers the myriad ways […]

WWOZ launches fascinating new resource for New Orleans music enthusiasts

WWOZ has launched a fascinating new website that is shaping up to be an invaluable resource for fans of New Orleans music history, particularly those who visit the city from […]