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Unless someone schedules a Woulda/Shoulda/Coulda second line or a “Remember Hap Glaudi” rally, today’s “12th Man Fan Appreciation Day” may be your last chance to finish strong and celebrate the […]

YouTube du Jour: “Preservation”

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXeGGDcnDnY[/youtube]Preservation, the new album from the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, was released on Fat Tuesday nationally. Here’s a preview.

Live Review: Better Than Ezra at the House of Blues

It’s almost a week after the 44th annual Super Bowl and the Saints have won. The crowd stands anxiously in a dark room chanting “Who Dat?” Shadows move across the stage and […]

Booker T., Truckers at the Ogden Online Now

Yesterday, the television show The Artists Den celebrated Fat Tuesday by posting excerpts of the episode filmed in the Ogden Museum of Southern Art’s Taylor Library last year during Jazz Fest. The show […]

Dale Hawkins Died Sunday

Dale Hawkins, famous for 1957’s “Suzie Q”, passed away Sunday in a hospital in Little Rock, Arkansas, where he was undergoing treatment for colon cancer. He was 73.

Preservation Hall Goes Uptown for Lundi Gras

Preservation, the star-studded new album from the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, will be released around the country tomorrow. The album featuring guest vocalists Tom Waits, Richie Havens, Pete Seeger, My […]

Mardi Gras Album Reviews: Gypsyphonic Disko & Krewe of Eris

Gypsyphonic Disko Nola-Phonic, Volume One (mixtape) The talk of the town these days is unity. The overarching narrative of the Saints saga has been the way in which this Super […]

Video du Jour: Quintron at NOMA

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5quJtD8w7U[/youtube]Quintron and Miss Pussycat have settled into “Parallel Universe,” their retrospective show on the second floor of New Orleans Museum of Art. Here Quintron and Curator of Contemporary Art Miranda […]

Preview: Nouvelle Vague at the Republic Sunday

You’re never quite prepared to have a breathy, mysterious vocalist sing, “God save the queen / the fascist regime,” but it happens when French band Nouvelle Vague gives punk and […]

Mardi Gras Tonight

After last night’s rain-out, Friday promises to be a long, cold night of parading. Hermes starts at Magazine and Napoleon at 6 p.m. Also starting at 6 Uptown is Krewe […]