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When Roky Erickson released The Evil One in 1980 (in Europe, 1981 in America), he told stories of fear and paranoia using the stuff of B-grade horror movies. He sang and played […]
Tonight, The Big Top and DJ Soul Sister are hosting the premiere local screening of Still Bill, a documentary released last year about the life of Bill Withers, one of the […]
“I was absolutely knocked out by the intensity, focus and passion. It completely blew me away,” say Alligator Records’ founder Bruce Iglauer of American Patchwork, the new album by Anders Osborne. Iglauer […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9EyXeyT1LwI[/youtube]Tonight, R&B legend Andre Williams plays the Ogden Museum of Southern Art, and as a part of the show, he’ll be interviewed by the Ponderosa Stomp’s Dr. Ike. Here’s a trailer […]
Earlier, Jazz Fest revealed this year’s poster, a portrait of Louis Prima by singer Tony Bennett. Now, they’ve released the image of Terrance Osborne’s Congo Square poster – a tribute […]
Canadian indie rock duo Tegan and Sara started the writing for their new album, Sainthood, in New Orleans at the Music Shed. They return tonight to Tipitina’s, with Steel Train […]
Galactic has released the first video from Ya-Ka-May, “Do it Again” featuring Cheeky Blakk. It needs no explanation.
The Essence Music Festival continued to beef up this year’s lineup of stars, adding singer/pianist Alicia Keys as a headliner at the Independence Day weekend festival. Keys released her fourth […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsVzWH7v-pc[/youtube]Here’s the French Quarter Festival’s official look back at last year’s event, starting with the kickoff second line. Keep your eye out for a glimpse of Consulting Editor John Swenson.
Matt Perrine wore gloves this morning as he played “Second Line” accompanied by Washboard Chaz in front of the statue of Andrew Jackson in Jackson Square. They, along with Ingrid […]