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Premiere: Corey Ledet & His Zydeco Band, “Streetlight”

Corey Ledet is gearing up to release his new album Standing on Faith on Friday, March 3. However, the creole/zydeco artist and his band have kindly decided to give us a taste […]

Listen: Preservation Hall Jazz Band Announces New Album, Releases New Song

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band will release So It Is—their second full album of all-new original music—on April 21 via Legacy Recordings. The follow up to 2013’s That’s It! Finds […]

New Orleans chapter of American Federation of Musicians to break ground on new rehearsal hall

The American Federation of Musicians Local 174-496 will break ground on construction of their new rehearsal hall at 2555 Ursulines Avenue on Thursday, February 23. The ceremony will begin at […]

Listen: Hurray for the Riff Raff Releases Title Track from Forthcoming Album, “The Navigator”

Hurray for the Riff Raff, akaname of New Orleans-based singer-songwriter Alynda Lee Segarra,  has unveiled the title track from her forthcoming album, The Navigator. Much like “Rican Beach,” which was […]

Jim Gaffigan, Louis Anderson Announce Stand-Up Comedy Shows in New Orleans

Comedians Jim Gaffigan and Louie Anderson will both come to New Orleans for separate shows—on the same night. Gaffigan, a Grammy-nominated comic and New York Times best-selling author, will perform […]

Chris Brown, 50 Cent Announce New Orleans Concert

R&B superstar Chris Brown will headline a show at the Smoothie King Center on Thursday, April 13. The concert will be part of The Party Tour, an outing that will […]

Wednesday at the Square Reveals 2017 Lineup

Spring is on the horizon and that means it’s time to get ready for YLC Wednesday at the Square. As usual, the weekly (and free) concert series will take place […]

Roger Waters Announces First-Ever New Orleans Solo Show

Roger Waters will finally make his way to New Orleans when his Us + Them Tour comes to the Smoothie King Center on Saturday, July 8. The Pink Floyd bassist, […]

Now That He’s in New Orleans, DeMarcus Cousins Should Finally Make that R&B Album

New Orleans sports fans got some huge news the other day when the New Orleans Pelicans acquired DeMarcus Cousins from the Sacramento Kings in a surprisingly one-sided trade. While most […]

Listen: Christian Scott Brings “The Reckoning”

Jazz phenom and New Orleans native Christian Scott is gearing up to release his next album, Rebel Ruler, on March 31 via Ropeadope. The record will be the first release […]