The Folk Alliance International (FAI) Conference is set in New Orleans in January 2020.
It’s been a bad week: first Leah Chase, then Dr. John, then Spencer Bohren. Mrs. Chase had a beautiful send-off, and I am hoping that we can do the same […]
Once again, New Orleans is talking about reinstating the onerous Amusement TaxL: killing the goose that laid the golden egg.
Women in music in New Orleans are few and far between.
Music business education is key to the success or and establishment of a thriving music industry in New Orleans.
As of Thursday, we’ll be embarking on a journey into the second 50 years of the Jazz Fest’s centennial year…God willing. It started as a foray by the city into […]
With the chaos caused by the cancellation of the Stones (Mick’s heart) and then Fleetwood Mac (Stevie’s flu), the Jazz Fest rounded up Widespread Panic, a great band, but one […]
How will the Jazz Fest (booked by Festival Productions New Orleans—FPI) replace the Rolling Stones, now that they’ve cancelled their performance due to Mick Jagger’s heart condition? Huge question. I […]
Is New Orleans ready for a music industry in the “Nashville” sense? Producer, A&R Director, musician and Loyola University Music Indsutry instructor Scott Billington gives his perspective.
For a number of years, actually since after Hurricane Katrina devastated New Orleans in 2005, the character of both the French Quarter Festival (FQF) and the New Orleans Jazz & […]