New Orleans funk-rockers Flow Tribe are not stopping to take a breath. Hot on the heels of a busy Jazz Fest 2013 schedule, this week they release the music video for their new single, “Fiya On Esplanade” and host a release party for their new EP this Saturday, May 18 at the Maple Leaf Bar. Now a [...]
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Rising New Orleans soul / spoken word band, Tank & The Bangas seem to be on the radar more and more lately. A mysterious prelude video to a music video, “The Fight“ keeps popping up here and there, and now we hear that they’ll be performing as a feature at this Saturday’s “Ghost In The [...]
Sissy-bouce superstar Big Freedia may have just wrapped up a tour, but as her brand new video “Feelin Myself” shows, the budding sensation isn’t ready to step out of the ring just yet… and she isn’t pulling any punches either. Dukes blaze and asses shake no-holds-barred style in this clip, the debut single from her [...]
In the current episode of OffBeat’s Look-Ka Py Py Podcast, Roots of Music co-founder Derrick Tabb tells of the non-profit music education’s marching band’s journey to Pasadena, California to march in the prestigious Rose Bowl Parade, a feat which required the organization to raise $300,000.00 to complete. Today, the StubHub Foundation, the non-profit arm of [...]
Neutral Milk Hotel frontman and Shreveport, Louisiana native, Jeff Mangum took the stage at One Eyed Jacks last Wednesday (January 23), playing to a crowd that for months could only dream about what the night might entail. Years earlier, the sudden acclaim and fame that came with NMH’s ’98 release In the Aeroplane Over the [...]
1976: Vocalist Connee Boswell passes away at age 68. 1998: Gospel singer Raymond Anthony Myles was found shot to death at corner of Chartres Street and Elysian Fields. 2010: Cajun fiddler, vocalist and songwriter Adam Hebert passes away in Broussard, Louisiana at age 87.
1904: Birth of songwriter and vocalist Sam Theard born in New Orleans. 1929: Brith of jazz drummer Ed Blackwell born in New Orleans. 1943: Birth of singer and saxophonist Jerry LaCroix born in Alexandria, Louisiana. 1948: Birth of vocalist Charles Brimmer born in New Orleans. 1948: Happy Birthday to Cyril Neville born in New Orleans. [...]
1925: Birth of guitarist Ernest Thibodeaux born in Mermentau, Louisiana. 1930: Louis Armstrong & His Sebastian New Cotton Club Orchestra recorded “Body and Soul” in Los Angeles. 1977: Cornetist Johnny Wiggs born John Hyman passes away in New Orleans at age 78. 1992: R&B singer Joe August a.k.a. “Mr. Google Eyes,” passes away in New [...]
1893 (or 1898): Birth of pianist, singer, arranger, composer Clarence Williams was born in Plaquemine, Louisiana. 1937: Birth of singer Wallace Johnson born in Napoleonville, Louisiana. 1955: Accordionist & composer Iry LeJeune passes away at age 26. Struck near Eunice changing a flat tire. 1955: Happy Birthday to Composer, bassist, bandleader James Singleton.
1924: Louis Armstrong’s first recording with the Fletcher Henderson Orchestra for Columbia in New York. 1966: Smiley Lewis passes away in New Orleans at age 53. 1992: Drummer Ed Blackwell passes away, born in New Orleans.