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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 […]

Photos: Cookoff and Music at the 2018 Blackpot Festival

For the 13th year, the Blackpot Festival brought music and food in abundance to Lafayette. The festival took place on Friday and Saturday, October 26 and 27, 2018. After the week-long […]

Winners of the 29th Annual New Orleans Film Festival announced

The 29th annual New Orleans Film Society wrapped up on October 25 with A Tuba to Cuba and performances from Preservation Hall Jazz Band and Muevelo. That film, directed by T.G. […]

Bounce pioneer Ricky B to perform with Chicago’s LowDown Brass Band

Ricky B is a towering figure in New Orleans hip-hop, for those in the know. Hailing from the 7th Ward, he put on for the city in the 1990s, recording bounce […]

New Orleans Jazz Museum announces inaugural gala fundraiser

On Saturday, December 8, the New Orleans Jazz Museum will host its inaugural Improvisations Gala, a fundraiser featuring musical performances, live painting, food, cocktails and more. The main gala begins […]

2018 Tremé Creole Gumbo Fest to honor Travis “Trumpet Black” Hill

The 11th annual  Tremé Creole Gumbo Festival, organized by the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, returns this November for its signature blending of brass bands with creole cooking. This […]