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YouTube du Jour: Danny Barker

The late Danny Barker expounds on the difference between day people and night people.

Bounce, Rock Mash-Up Live Friday

During this year’s inaugural Foburg Festival, bounce artists Partners-n-Crime came onstage with indie band Big Rock Candy Mountain to perform “N.O. Block Party.” Less than a month later, the two […]

YouTube du Jour: Imagination Movers

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oL1HQrlFLsY&feature=related[/youtube]Alternative rock kid’s quartet the Imagination Movers will be performing a free concert for a Disney Channel television special June 6 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets will be available May 8 […]

Jazz Fest in the National News

Jazz Fest is probably the only time of year that you’ll see Preservation Hall mentioned in Rolling Stone. As usual, this year’s fest (which ended on Sunday) has touched off […]

YouTube du Jour: Susan Cowsill

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V3jQYoJuPVo&feature=related[/youtube] Tonight, Susan Cowsill will play the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s “Ogden After Hours,” which will include an interview with OffBeat editor Alex Rawls. Here’s an early version of […]

Essence Festival Day-By-Day Schedule Announced

The Essence Music Festival returns to the Louisiana Superdome July 2-4 with Janet Jackson headlining its opening night. Today Essence announced its night-by-night lineup, which is as follows: Friday, July […]

YouTube du Jour: Luther Dickinson

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZvvh4bMZKI[/youtube]The guitarist for the N. Mississippi All-Stars and the Black Crowes plays the Maple Leaf tonight. Here he is playing solo on WREG, Memphis’ CBS affiliate.

Jam Cruise Announces Lineup for Next Trip

Some concert-goers enjoy dry, solid ground for their sonic surroundings. Others wish there had been even more water at the Acura Stage during the first weekend of Jazz Fest this […]

The Hangout is Hanging On

[UPDATED] The next major festival in the area is the Hangout Beach Music Festival, which takes place May 14-16 on the beach at Gulf Shores, Alabama. Performers include Trey Anastasio […]

YouTube du Jour: Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VSgY6n_ek_g[/youtube]One of Sunday’s highlights at Jazz Fest was the appearance by Sierra Leone’s Refugee All-Stars, who recorded their recent album, Rise and Shine, at Piety Street Recording last year. Here’s […]