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Bayou Boogaloo Schedule

BAYOU BOOGALOO SCHEDULE It’s Bayou Boogaloo Time.  Besides the great music, the festival offers the best in Louisiana cuisines and local artisans. Make your way down to Mid-City, eat your […]

Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Rickey Medlocke talks back

Classic Southern-rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd is in the second year of The Last of the Street Survivors Farewell Tour. In its first year, the farewell trek sold out ninety percent […]

Dining Out: Chef Sue Zemanick returns with Zasu

In the past two years, in spite of the sense of excitement and energy the New Orleans restaurant scene has been enjoying, something’s been missing—namely, chef Sue Zemanick’s extraordinary cuisine. […]

Girls Night Out: Valerie Sassyfras Has Nothing To Lose

For three consecutive days in April 2018, Ellen DeGeneres—the internationally famous TV talkshow host from Metairie—broadcast a video clip of New Orleans musician, Valerie Sassyfras. “So, there’s this video I […]

The New Orleans Suspects with the Golden Comanche are Tribal Gold

When these tribes meet, turn up the heat. Big Chief Juan Pardo and the Golden Comanche bring Mardi Gras Indian rhythm, chant, and splendor to the party. The New Orleans […]

One, Two, Three, Hit It! Angelo Moore and the Brand New Step hit it

Angelo Moore, the exuberant saxophonist, vocalist, and original member of the alternative ska, reggae and punk band Fishbone, moves in only a slightly more modern direction on his newest project, […]

Homegrown: Erica Falls spreads her wings

For nearly five years, Erica Falls has been principal guest vocalist with Galactic, traveling with the New Orleans funk-rock-jazz band for its one-hundred tour dates per year. She also appears […]

Paul McCartney’s return to the Crescent City after five years

A fan of New Orleans and its music, Paul McCartney has visited and performed in the city numerous times. On May 23 at the sold-out Smoothie King Center, the solo star […]

Roots Plus: HyperPhlyy mixes country and soul

When Danica Hart and Trea Swindle, two self-described “country girls from Mississippi,” began performing as HyperPhlyy, they could scarcely have imagined that, five years later, they’d be called up to […]

In Memoriam: Paul Marx (1947-2019)

In 2005, a new band called Travis Matte and the Zydeco Kingpins was having to turn down gigs. The band’s mix of zydeco, rock and pop on suggestive hip shakers, […]