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Video: The Revivalists debut Chuck Berry cover in Chicago

Like damn near every rock band in existence, New Orleans-based septet The Revivalists owes a debt to pioneering guitarist Chuck Berry. And like countless other rock bands across the globe, […]

Video: Chuck Berry electrifies the 1958 Newport Jazz Festival

Chuck Berry died on Saturday at the age of 90. The legendary guitarist and rock and roll pioneer was gearing up to release CHUCK, his first studio album in 38 […]

Video: Tank and the Bangas triumph with emotional Tiny Desk Concert

“Out of over 6,000 entries — more submissions than we’ve ever received — Tank and The Bangas won, unanimously, this year’s Tiny Desk Concert,” writes NPR’s Bob Boilen. “I fully expected […]

Video: Hurray for the Riff Raff’s Alynda Segarra talks feminism, gentrification with ‘Democracy Now!’

Earlier today, Hurray for the Riff Raff leader Alynda Segarra dropped by the offices of radio show Democracy Now! to discuss feminism, violence against women and gentrification with host Amy […]

VIDEO: George Porter Jr. and Ivan Neville sit in with Widespread Panic in Mexico

Southern rock jam masters Widespread Panic got some help from George Porter Jr., Ivan Neville and a few other friends during last night’s performance at Panic en La Playa, a […]

Video: The Dirty Dozen Brass Band celebrates Mardi Gras with a Tiny Desk Concert

NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts video series showed New Orleans a whole lot of love on Mardi Gras Day. In addition to declaring local act Tank and The Bangas the winners of […]

Video: Best of the Beat Celebrates Johnny Vidacovich

Johnny Vidacovich was honored with the Best of the Beat’s Lifetime Achievement in Music during a ceremony at the Orpheum Theater last night. Before he took the stage to accept […]

Video: Big Freedia Bounces Out a Law Firm Commercial

Self-awareness isn’t something one usually encounters in law firm commercials. Bounce music, unsurprisingly, is largely absent from such ads as well. Considering these facts, it was quite the treat to […]

Video: Jim James Debuts Allen Toussaint Cover in New Orleans

Jim James proved the truth of his reputation as a modern rock icon on Saturday night. The My Morning Jacket frontman held the undying attention of a New Orleans crowd […]

Video: ‘New Orleans Swamp’ with Dr. John, Professor Longhair, The Meters and Earl King

On a nondescript evening in 1974, a few New Orleans musicians gathered at the WTTW studio in Chicago to film the season finale of Soundstage, a new live concert television […]