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Jazz Fest Day 7: Gospel House and a Swarm of Bees

People had too much fun Saturday night or they had little excitement for Sunday’s lineup because the day’s crowd took it’s time appearing. To the day: – The Playing for […]

Jazz Fest Day 5: Fun and Pedal Steel

Part of the joy of Jazz Fest is being blown away by someone unexpected. I had that twice yesterday: – Yvette Landry‘s set in the Lagniappe Tent was a beautiful […]

Grammy Notes: Its All About the Ladys

Sunday night’s Grammy Broadcast had the highest ratings since 2001, and the Grammy action on Twitter was so intense that industry curmudgeon Bob Lefsetz tuned it in to join the […]

Jazz Fest News: Arcade Fire, Avett Brothers, Mumford & Sons, Cyndi Lauper and the Strokes

The Arcade Fire (Friday, May 6) are in Los Angeles to perform at the Grammys on Sunday night, and while there, they visited radio station KROQ to record an acoustic […]

Didn’t See That Coming

Yesterday when I posted Coachella’s lineup as a possible preview for upcoming New Orleans festivals, I thought there were clues to Voodoo’s lineup in it, but I really didn’t expect […]