[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9ZGg5KMNOT4[/youtube]The Soul Rebels play their Thursday night party at Le Bon Temps Roule. Here they are at Threadgill’s in Austin, Texas last May.
As one of his last official acts as mayor, Ray Nagin presided over the opening of the sculpture garden in Armstrong Park. Unfortunately, some pieces had to be mounted on […]
This morning, Davell Crawford appeared on NBC’s Today in a video package on a Pepsi grant to the Jazz Foundation of America. The Foundation has helped underwrite musicians’ health care.
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dhsLPxKWuhM[/youtube]Tonight, Delfeayo Marsalis plays at 8 and 10 at Snug Harbor. Here he is from 2008’s Marsalis Family: A Jazz Celebration, playing “Sultry Serenade” accompanied by father Ellis on piano […]
When floodwaters rose in Nashville, musicians were among the hardest hit—Kenny Chesney among them. His house may be condemned because of extensive damage, but he’ll be in Baton Rouge this […]
On Wednesday, the Whole Foods Markets on Magazine Street and Veterans’ Memorial Boulevard will donate 5 percent of the day’s net sales to the not-for-profit New Orleans Musicians Clinic (NOMC). […]
[UPDATE] Singer/guitarist Anders Osborne, who is currently gigging around the country for the new few monmths behind his latest album and debut on Alligator Records, American Patchwork, is going to […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=31fnlI2LgkA[/youtube]Brooklyn-based guitarist and oud player Brian Prunka plays the Open Ears Series upstairs at the Blue Nile tonight. Here he was with Trio Tarana playing “Peace for Kabul.”
In a nod to the great New Orleans-based television show that preceded it, HBO’s Treme presents “Open for One Night Only: Frank’s Place” at NOCCA tonight at 6:30 p.m. The […]
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1VdpAIYH_Wo[/youtube]On Monday nights, BeauSoleil guitarist David Doucet performs a casual show at the Columns. Here’s a video from 2002 during which he plays “Midland Two-Step” and explains its tuning.