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Voodoo Experience Highlight: High Ground Drifters

The High Ground Drifters have made a name for themselves as one of the only bluegrass bands in a jazz town. The six-year-old outfit developed out of a shared love of bluegrass music among the band’s five members—Paul Williams, John Noble, Jeff Bagwell, Grant Ligon, and Greg Nichols—all residents of Mid-City. “We met like bluegrass [...]

Drifting into Mainstream

What began as a backyard band practice and a couple YouTube videos has blossomed into a dream come true for members of the High Ground Drifters after their breakthrough performance during this year’s Jazz Fest. They were unaware that being the opening act at the Fais Do-Do Stage would lure Rolling Stone’s senior writer David [...]

Back to Mid-City

The third annual Bayou Boogaloo will take place May 23 from 5-9 p.m. and May 24 from 10 a.m.-9 p.m. on the banks of Bayou St. John in Mid-City. The free event features music, food and art from New Orleans, and a portion of the proceeds will be donated to an afterschool music program for [...]