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Happy Thanksgiving: A Big Freedia Animated GIF

Nothing says Thanksgiving like an animated GIF of Big Freedia and her dancers poppin in downtown New Orleans, taken from Freedia’s “Y’all Get Back Now” music video. Source: eatcasey.tumblr.com.

Jazz Fest Day 3: Dr. John, John Legend and People Falling Down

For me, the best day of the fest so far. Everything I saw was interesting and some moments were spectacular. The notes: — Saturday, the Big Freedia, Sissy Nobby and […]

Jazz Fest: Day 2 – Mr. Davis, Tear Down that Gate

Typically, when civic officials dress down, it’s more awkward than when they’re in their suits in non-suit venues. Yesterday, Mayor Mitch Landrieu made it work with a black “Our City […]

Two Showcases of New Orleans Hip-Hop Tonight

The hip-hop scene in New Orleans is currently one of the most vibrant in the city, with many artists performing in a colorful spectrum of different styles, and releasing loads […]

Austin Calling

When the day is done, I’m off to Austin for South by Southwest. It’s a long drive, which I’ll likely spend speeding through a collection of songs by showcasing bands […]

Image Counts

I’m writing a review of the excellent new Galactic album at the moment, and it includes bounce artists Cheeky Blakk, Big Freedia, Katey Red and Sissy Nobby. It’s ironic (to […]

Jazz Fest First Thoughts

Some disconnected quick thoughts: – It’s tempting to say that Jazz Fest has managed its long-time knack for booking bands after their prime – Pearl Jam – but they’ve got […]