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Dr. John Nominated for Induction into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its 2010 nominees for induction, and Dr. John is among them. Also nominated for the first time are Bon Jovi, Donovan, Alice […]

YouTube du Jour: Ige*Timer

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gp1aXC_Ol4Y[/youtube] Swiss/Italian improvised music duo Ige*Timer are in town for a series of shows starting tonight at the Open Ears Series upstairs at the Blue Nile. Simon Berz and Klaus […]

Young Men Olympian Junior Benevolent Association Second Line: Photo Slideshow

This past Sunday afternoon, the Young Men Olympian Junior Benevolent Association, one of the three remaining original Social Aid & Pleasure Clubs, celebrated its 126th anniversary with a second line […]

Ponderosa Stomp in the News

The Ponderosa Stomp circus has closed its tent for the year and moved on. Here are some of the reactions: Phil Gallo observed that “Modernizing is definitely a no-no at […]

YouTube du Jour: Jimmy Robinson

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BKatLXvtYO0[/youtube] Tonight, guitar heroes Jimmy Robinson and Cranston Clements perform unplugged at Chickie Wah Wah. Here’s footage of Robinson playing solo at the Louisiana Music Factory.

Drew Brees Featured on “60 Minutes”

Hours after the New Orleans Saints lost their first game since January 3, CBS profiled quarterback Drew Brees on 60 Minutes. Here’s the video; there’s more on the 60 Minutes […]

Bartholomew, Mattasa, J&M Studios Honored

“There’s no first rock ‘n’ roll record,” Terry Stewart, president and CEO of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, said standing outside a laundromat on North Rampart Street. “In […]

Ponderosa Stomp Festivities Begin with the Drop of A Hip Tonight

The 2010 Ponderosa Stomp music festival officially begins tonight with the Hip Drop party at d.b.a. Curated by DJs Soul Sister and Brice Nice, the night features 10 top-of-the-line DJs […]

YouTube du Jour: Duane Eddy

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ki1hUuK_68E[/youtube] Tonight, the Ponderosa Stomp weekend begins with Sammy Ridgely, Eddie Gabriel and the Lonely Knights at Euclid Records at 5 p.m., Henry Gray at the Ogden Museum‘s Ogden After Hours at […]

Sun Hotel Album Release Party at One Eyed Jacks Friday

Sun Hotel has risen quickly through the ranks of the New Orleans indie scene with catchy hooks and layered, melodic vocals.  They’ve proven to be a band to keep an […]