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Professor Longhair to have an honorary 100th birthday fest in New Orleans

In Bogalusa, Louisiana, a baby boy named Henry was born on December 19, 1918. Henry would grow up to become Professor Longhair, one of music’s most prolific blues singers and […]

Loyola University announces Urban & Electronic Music Production degree

Loyola University will soon be expanding its academic program to offer undergraduate degrees in Urban and Electronic Music Production under the umbrella of the College of Music and Fine Arts. […]

Masego brings TrapHouseJazz (and all the sax) to NOLA

In a city where horn players are ubiquitous, Masego was able to keep a sold-out crowd in the Parish Room of the New Orleans House of Blues in complete rapture […]

WHIV Show To Release Time Capsule Of Barroom Heroes

Local radio show Musicians, Mentors and Barroom Heroes announced it is releasing a compilation album featuring New Orleans songwriters on Sunday, November 4, 2018. The show, hosted by Laura DeFazio […]

15th annual Louisiana Book Festival wants to feed your soul (and appetite)

Literary lovers will be happy to hear that the 15th annual Louisiana Book Festival is right around the corner. The free festival will take place on Saturday, November 10 at […]

Win tickets to see Slightly Stoopid at the Joy Theater on November 8!

Slightly Stoopid will head out on their “Just Passing Through” fall tour this November, kicking things off in Minneapolis. The tour will bring them through the Midwest, Southeast and East […]

Photos: BOYFRIEND Resurrects In Preservation Hall

Rap Cabaret Queen BOYFRIEND resurrected her role as the scorned lover turned killer in “HAG.” Two sold out performances on October 26 and 27, 2018 enveloped and reimagined the environment of […]

Squirrel Nut Zippers get in the holiday spirit with “Mardi Gras for Christmas”

Twenty years ago, the Squirrel Nut Zippers released their only holiday album, Christmas Caravan. It eventually reached the top 20 of Billboard’s Holiday Albums chart and sold 250,000 copies. Two decades […]

Bluesman Chris Thomas King says he’s been banned by the GRAMMYs

Grammy-winning blues musician Chris Thomas King has penned an open letter in response to what he says is essentially a complete erasure of his name from contention at the 2019 […]

Bucktown Seafood Festival returns with Rockin’ Dopsie Jr., Contraflow and more

This weekend, the Bucktown Seafood Festival will put on its annual fundraising food and music festival to benefit the St. Louis King of France School. The festival, no surprise, takes place […]