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YouTube du Jour: Galactic

Galactic just released their first video from Ya-Ka-May, “Heart of Steel” featuring Irma Thomas. The shots of (relatively) clear water seem ironic right now in this video love letter to […]

Costello, DiFranco Help Lil’ Band o’ Gold Celebrate Bobby Charles

When an all-star lineup performed Bobby Charles’ songs at Jazz Fest in 2007, you couldn’t help but feel that they showed the songs off better than Charles would have. The […]

YouTube du Jour: Toubab Krewe

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ddj1kWxkt1c[/youtube]The Asheville, NC-based world music band plays Tipitina’s French Quarter tonight with Cyril Neville and Tribe 13. Here they are in the studio performing “51 Foot Ladder.”

Riverboat Creole Queen Shows This Weekend

With the exception of a still-soggy Fairgrounds, or the prospect of more rain this weekend, most of your dancing this weekend will probably be taking place on dry land. It […]

Smith Photos Show at NOMA

“I feel like Chris Farley,” Patti Smith said with a laugh, recalling his awestruck attempt at interviewing Paul McCartney during a Saturday Night Live sketch. Thursday, she opened a show […]

Slideshow: Jazz Fest First Weekend

The second weekend of Jazz Fest starts today (see here for our 2010 Jazz Fest resources), but before we head into the last days, here’s a look back at the […]

Error in Today’s Bobby Charles Tribute Post

This morning we posted information about a Bobby Charles tribute. We had the dates in the post wrong, so we have removed the post. If you already read it, please […]

YouTube du Jour: Louisiana Wetlands

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VP13A2H1UGI[/youtube]Tab Benoit, Anders Osborne, Pepper Keenan and Mr. Bill make appearances in this wetlands awareness video made to be played before concerts around the country. The soundtrack includes Osborne’s “On […]

Quintron Debuts New Album at NOMA Tonight

[UPDATED] In January, Quintron and Miss Pussycat opened “Parallel Universe,” their two-person show at the New Orleans Museum of Art. As part of the show, Quintron installed himself and his […]

Street Food Revisited

In our current issue, we report on the challenges taco trucks face trying to feed late-night customers on Frenchmen Street. Proprietor Rubens Leite recently sent the following letter to City […]