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First Look: The Jazz Fest Poster

[UPDATED BELOW] Here’s the first look at this year’s Jazz Fest poster saluting Louis Prima. Unfortunately, the email with the image came without the artist’s name, so we’ll update that […]

Louisiana Winners at the Grammy Awards

Louisiana musicians made another strong showing at the Grammy Awards last night, with The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO) taking home the prize for “Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album” with […]

Music for James Perry: Tonight at the Howlin’ Wolf

The first morning of February means we’re getting closer and closer to the big day. Well no, not the Black & Gold Super Bowl. And no, not Mardi Gras either. […]


The New Orleans Jazz Orchestra has won a Grammy!

McManus Nights

Guitarist Terrence McManus is an important part of New York City and Brooklyn’s improv and jazz scenes, and he’s in New Orleans starting tonight for a series of performances with […]

Stay Focused

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 […]