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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 […]

Filthy Lucre

No denying it: the 2012 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival presented by Shell was an outstanding success. Great weather, good music, big-drawing performers, and huge crowds equals big dollars. […]

Say It Isn’t So

I still do read the newspaper (old school, more info) and I always read the Letters to the Editor. Most of the stuff the T-P publishes reflects the obsession with […]

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 […]

Jazz Fest Preview: Robert Plant, the Strokes

Robert Plant and his Band of Joy (Friday, April 29) were filmed for The Artists Den series. At the series’ website, you can hear a live version of “Angel Dance” […]