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New York to New Orleans: John Ellis talks Music

Saxophonist, clarinetist and composer John Ellis has been based in Brooklyn for close to twenty years since he moved out of New Orleans after coming here to learn the music. […]

Paul Prudhomme, World Famous Louisiana Chef, Dies

Beloved New Orleans chef and restaurateur Paul Prudhomme has died. WWL reports that the world famous cook, who was instrumental in bringing cajun and Creole cuisine to people outside of […]

Keith Spera, Alison Fensterstock Join New Orleans Advocate

Former NOLA.com / Times-Picayune music reporters Keith Spera and Alison Fensterstock will bring their services to The New Orleans Advocate. Spera, who resigned from his position at the NOLA.com / […]

Ben Zeitlin Gives New Life to Beasts of the Southern Wild

Beasts of the Southern Wild took the cinematic world by storm in 2012, when the indie hit was nominated for four Academy Awards, including Best Picture of the Year. The […]

Joe Torregano, Clarinetist and Music Teacher, Dies

Clarinetist Joe Torregano, who played in a variety of traditional brass bands, passed away yesterday, October 6. NOLA.com reports that Terregano died of cancer at his home in La Place. […]

Chris Robinson Praises New Orleans, Grateful Dead Ahead of Tipitina’s Show

Rules have never really been a problem for the Chris Robinson Brotherhood. The group, led by former Black Crowes frontman Chris Robinson, have independence embedded their DNA. Unconstrained by record […]

Oktoberfest Returns to Kenner This Weekend

The German spirit will come to Kenner’s Rivertown for three consecutive weekends during this month’s Oktoberfest celebration. Hosted by Deutches Haus, the event will bring German food, music and beer to […]

Video Premiere: Alexandra Scott Takes on Racism with “Oh Leona”

New Orleans-based singer Alexandra Scott penned “Oh Leona” following the tragic June 17 attack on Charleston, SC’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church. The song’s titular character is Leona Burton, a […]

Maceo Parker Invites Stanton Moore to Europe

Stanton Moore will head to Europe with the great Maceo Parker later this month. The Galactic drummer will perform with the James Brown/Parliament-Funkadelic saxophonist’s band as they make their way […]