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Not Dead Yet—Distribution Snafu Affects Retailers and Bands

CDs and vinyl are old-school, but they’re not dead yet. But big record labels’ attempts to consolidate distribution of physical product has hit a huge snag, which will affect retailers and bands too.

Two Things That Get Me About New Orleans. Well, Maybe Three.

It’s kicking into fall festival season, and as usual, there are too many things to do every weekend. Couple that with football season and there’s certainly never a dull moment. […]

Uh-Oh

As many of our readers know, earlier this year GNO, Inc. commissioned a study to determine the economic impact of music on New Orleans and to create a strategy for […]

More Music Moving East?

There’s a new music street coming down the pike: St. Claude Avenue. Is music moving east?

Music Business Camp

New Orleans can beef up its participation and improvement of its music industry by starting early and informing high school students of the opportunities for careers in the music business.

Music in New Orleans is a lot more than entertainment

South Rampart Street’s “Black Storyville” is going to change with the acquisition by Cleveland, OH-based developer GBX Group’s acquisition of the Little Gem Saloon, The Iroquois Theater and Karnofsky’s Tailor Shop.

Another Adios

I hate telling my friends goodbye, but it’s part of life: another one of my generation’s music icons has passed away: Art Neville. I’m sure there will be more; it’s […]

Ban Brass Bands On Frenchmen?

On Monday night of this week, the New Orleans Police Department forcibly subdued and arrested “Little Eugene,” a mentally-challenged young brass band member, after being contacted by the owner of […]

Folk Alliance Conference Presents Opportunities For Local Musicians in 2020.

The Folk Alliance International (FAI) Conference is set in New Orleans in January 2020.

It’s Not Over Yet. It Will Never Be Over.

It’s been a very rough month in the cultural community of New Orleans: writer Ronnie Virgets; restaurateur/activist Leah Chase; musicians Mac “Dr. John” Rebennack and Spencer Bohren; and artist Jamie […]