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Gulf Aid a Mix of Anger and Celebration

[UPDATED]There was a healthy dose of outrage Sunday at Gulf Aid, the benefit concert to aid those affected by the oil disaster that occurred when the Deepwater Horizon oil well […]

Jaffe Talks Gulf Aid, “It Ain’t My Fault” on CNN

Yesterday, Preservation Hall Jazz Band’s Ben Jaffe was interviewed on CNN. Here’s a transcript of the interview: FREDRICKA WHITFIELD: All this big rain, it’s not washing out the compassion and […]

YouTube du Jour: Lenny Kravitz

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AHcFrRJUNbU[/youtube]An interview with Lenny Kravitz on Fox 8 News before Sunday’s Gulf Aid concert.

Gulf Aid Moves Indoors, Times Changed

[UPDATED] Gulf Aid, the benefit concert for fishermen, the wetlands, and those adversely affected by the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, is on despite the morning rain storm. […]

YouTube du Jour: Lenny Kravitz

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tr1S8HWSWf4[/youtube]Sunday’s Gulf Aid benefit concert features headliner Lenny Kravitz. Here he covers Jimmy Cliff’s classic “Many Rivers to Cross.” The complete Gulf Aid schedule is online here.

Crescent City and the Bay Area Mash Up

Similar cultures and music scenes have birthed San Francisco and New Orleans, and this weekend, SANFRANOLA celebrates those commonalities in the Bay Area. SANFRANOLA will take place Saturday at the Boom […]

The New Festival Kid on the Block

Shaul Zislin loves Gulf Shores, Alabama’s white sand beaches, and he hopes they stay that way. He’s monitoring the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico and the containment efforts […]

Gulf Aid Schedule Announced

Gulf Aid takes place Sunday at Mardi Gras World River City, and there will be music on two stages, one inside, and there will be food booths featuring Louisiana seafood […]

YouTube du Jour: Mos Def

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2FlcRVTuCA[/youtube]Mos Def will take part in Gulf Aid Sunday at Mardi Gras World River City on the Uptown side of the Convention Center. Here he samples Juvenile’s “Nolia Clap” for […]

Brandon Franklin of T.B.C. Brass Band Murdered

Brandon Franklin of the T.B.C. Brass Band was shot and killed Sunday night. He was twenty-two years old. Franklin played saxophone in TBC, who are well known for their frequent […]