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Spread Too Thin?

Supply and demand rules business. Demand drives the supply of business services. The businesses that are astute enough to accurately forecast a demand for a certain product can usually make […]

Gathering of the Tribe

Jan Ramsey kicked a hornets’ nest when she raised the issue of accessibility at Jazz Fest for those with disabilities. The conversation that followed in the comments on her post […]

Jazz Fest Weekend One: Beach Boys, Bruce Springsteen, Tom Petty, Seun Kuti and More

Technical difficulties prevented my daily Jazz Fest report online this weekend. Here’s the weekend in one lengthy post. Thanks for your patience.   Friday Saturday’s Times-Picayune included a photo from […]

French Quartering

Now a day earlier and two days longer than it used to be, the 29th-annual French Quarter Festival begins tomorrow, Thursday April 12. If you’ve had a chance to peruse […]

Buku in Four Minutes

On Sunday, OffBeat‘s Patrick Rulh rolled video for the day at Buku at Mardi Gras World, capturing Skrillex, Big K.R.I.T., Big Gigantic, G-Eazy and more. Here are the results. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_xIlZTIuyk[/youtube]

Festival Season Kicks Off Early

One thing I can say about the sports impacting New Orleans: we have hosted more major sports events than any other city in the US.  That means tourist dollars. Even […]

Voodoo Experience News: GIVERS, Odd Future

[NSFW] GIVERS (October 30, 1:30 p.m., WWOZ Stage) recently recorded “In My Eyes,” “Words” and “Atlantic” at a Daytrotter session. They’re available online now to download or stream. Their song “Saw […]

Music and Food: Passions That Sell

I can’t remember who said this to me, but I always thought it was ironic. A friend came to my house and noticed that I have a huge cookbook collection, […]

Hangout Day 2: Cee Lo Late (Again)

Cee Lo Green continued to disappoint on the summer’s festival circuit. At Coachella, he was late to the stage, where he was eventually booed, and Saturday at Gulf Shores’ Hangout […]

Post-Jazz Summer Blues?

Well, sort of. After Jazz Fest, the music community does takes a sigh of relief that it’s all over. Jazz Fest is the time when musicians, and most who benefit […]