Welcome to Jazz Festers, LMNOP, “FotoFest” at the CAC & OffBeat Music Krewe Rolls

This magazine requires a lot of hard work but it’s still the most gratifying job I’ve ever had. It allows me to work with New Orleans music and musicians, whom […]

1998 USA Songwriting Contest, More Walk of Famers at Tips, Pollstar’s Festival of the Year & More

The 1988 USA Songwriting Competition is currently accepting entries until May 31, 1998. This international competition is sponsored by BMI, Guild Guitars, D’Addario Guitar Strings, Cakewalk Music Software and others. […]

Zachary Richard

Zachary Richard is a man dedicated to his art. He started singing when he was eight years old, and has since brought the sounds of Louisiana-influenced music to the ends […]

The Best Music of 1997

Whether it was a show, a CD or a simple moment, our staff and a host of others looked back at their musical calendars and culled the best of 1997. […]

LMNOP Music Conference, EAT’ M, Dash Rip Rock, Simien Signs, Hot Sounds Contest, New Music Commission Members & More

The LMNOP Music Conference, which will be held April 27-29, 1998 (between Jazz Festival weekends), is now offering early registration discounts. Sign up before the end of January and you’ll […]

Anson Funderburgh and Sam Myers & Holiday Blues Gifts

“I’m still waiting for when I have to grow up and get a real job,” laughs blues guitar-great Anson Funderburgh. Calling from a tour stop in California, Funderburgh is reflecting […]

Musician Magazine’s Best Unsigned Band Competition, Rock for Tots, The Language of New Orleans Vol. 2, Dash Rip Rock & More

Musician magazine is currently accepting entries for the 1998 Best Unsigned Band (BUB) competition. Open to all unsigned bands and artists of every genre, this is an opportunity for local […]

Information is Power

Ever wonder why things take so long to happen in New Orleans? Here’s a little story for you: Back in 1987, I had a job with a local marketing consulting […]

Goodbye to Corey Harris; Welcome back for Bryan Lee; Mem does Muddy

Since moving to New Orleans in 1992, acoustic bluesman and Colorado native Corey Harris has gone from street-singing in Jackson Square to opening shows for B.B. King, Natalie Merchant and […]

LMNOP Dates Set, The Cold, Dogstar Communications & More

The next Louisiana Music New Orleans’ Pride (LMNOP) Music Conference has been scheduled for April 27-29, 1998. The conference will feature musical panels, clinics, showcases and workshops designed to help […]