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YouTube du Jour: Lost Bayou Ramblers

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dNOxpmLbePM[/youtube] Tonight, One Eyed Jacks hosts a night of Louisiana rock ‘n’ roll at its most varied. Indie rock band Rotary Downs opened with Cajun rock ‘n’ roll band the […]

Walter Payton Memorial Second Line Saturday

Walter Payton, Jr. passed away on Thursday, October 28, a musical force since the early ’60s in a city of staggering talent. Payton was born and raised in uptown New Orleans […]

YouTube du Jour: Jacqui Naylor

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ItNqPI-c99s[/youtube] Jazz vocalist Jacqui Naylor’s calling card is her unique approach to cover material. The San Francisco-based singer works with rock songs, adapting them to the jazz idiom not only […]

Henry Butler on HBO Blind Photographers Documentary Tonight

Anyone who’s heard New Orleans’ Henry Butler play piano has probably thought to themselves, “How does he do that?” And when finding out that such performances come from a blind […]

YouTube du Jour: Bonobo

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ztjmnJs_2ek[/youtube] Tonight, Ninja Tune recording artist Bonobo—real name Simon Green—performs at Republic. The British DJ specializes in elegant, chilled-out downtempo pieces, as illustrated by this video for “Eyesdown” from Black […]

Preservation Hall, Waits Release a New 78

In 1947, the great banjoist Danny Barker recorded the Mardi Gras Indian chants “Tootie Ma Is a Big Fine Thing” and “Corrine Died on the Battlefield,” releasing them on 78 […]

Congo Square Rhythms Festival: Photo Slideshow

This past Sunday at the Po-Boy Preservation Festival, Oak Street was stuffed big and bursting open like a hot roast beef with gravy, dressed, but down the river the Congo […]

YouTube du Jour: The Black Angels

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sk8ef1OPNs4[/youtube] Tonight, Austin garage rock band the Black Angels open for Black Mountain at Tipitina’s. Here is the Black Angels’ video for “Telephone” from the recent album, Phosphene Dream. OffBeat […]

YouTube du Jour: Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jrn6l3eu9vE&feature=fvsr[/youtube] WDSU’s Norman Robinson interviews Fats Domino biographer Rick Coleman about Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew, who were honored this weekend in Cleveland at the Rock and Roll Hall of […]

The Rock Hall Celebrates New Orleans, Domino and Bartholomew

New Orleans is such a rich subject for investigation that it can easily lead you astray. To some extent, the city and its music worked it misleading magic on the […]