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Tonight the NFL’s Pro Bowl’s going to be on television, but for us, these are Saints times, not Pro Bowl times. The Howlin’ Wolf is doing its part tonight with […]

YouTube du Jour: Bob Marley at The Warehouse New Orleans

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QPlFHNu-lcI[/youtube] Tonight is the first showing of The Warehouse New Orleans…Revisited! at Harrah’s Theatre. The show, playing tonight and tomorrow night at 8pm, celebrates the legendary concert venue The Warehouse […]

Slideshow: 2009 Best of the Beat Awards Party at House of Blues

Last Friday night we hosted our annual Best of the Beat Awards party at House of Blues. The night started with a feast provided by some of New Orleans’ best […]

YouTube du Jour: Bobby Skinner and his Theremin

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jlarxwp3M_U[/youtube] In our past December issue, Jason Hutter reported on Bobby Skinner of the New Leviathan Oriental Fox-Trot Orchestra. Skinner plays the theremin, an instrument unusual even by New Orleans […]

Drive-By Truckers Coming to Tipitina’s + Free Download

The Drive-By Truckers are coming back to New Orleans in March for a two-night stay at Tipitina’s on March 19 and 20 (a Friday and Saturday). The Truckers will stop here just […]

Radio Host Walks to New Orleans for Charity

Paul Leslie (a.k.a. Paul Lifestyles), host and producer of TAIT (Time After Island Time Radio), has decided to help New Orleans recovery efforts by strapping on his walking shoes. The […]

Let’s Get Serious, John Ellis

Saxophonist John Ellis first came to New Orleans because he wanted to learn how to play jazz – and he spent three years doing just that. During his time in […]

Jazz Fest Daily Lineup Announced

See the schedule for each day of Jazz Fest below…but first a few announcements. We’ll start with the good news: Dominican superstar Juan Luis Guerra y 440 has been added […]

YouTube du Jour: MyNameIsJohnMichael

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LQmQ_eiiR7s&feature=player_embedded[/youtube]The instruments were scarely packed away and the floor swept before videos of MyNameIsJohnMichael live at Friday night’s Best of the Beat were already online. Here’s one of the highlights.

Blanchard Honored Tonight at Snug Harbor

On Friday night, Terence Blanchard won Best of the Beat awards for Best Contemporary Jazz Artist and Contemporary Jazz Album, the latter for Choices. Tonight at Snug Harbor, he’ll receive […]