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Dolores Marsalis, matriarch of New Orleans’ first family of jazz, has died

Dolores Ferdinand Marsalis, mother of the Marsalis brothers, has passed away. NOLA.com reports that she died on Tuesday of pancreatic cancer. She was 80 years old. Marsalis was born in […]

The Frenchmen Art Market is closing, but a new location is in order

The Frenchmen Art Market will move on from the street that is its namesake after one last weekend. A second line from the current Frenchmen Street location to its new […]

New Orleans singer-songwriter Alexandra Scott has instruments stolen in home burglary

Singer-songwriter Alexandra Scott had three of her guitars stolen on Tuesday when a burglar broke into her house. The New Orleans-based artists revealed the news via a post on her […]

NOMA to host five-week John Waters Film Festival

The New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA) will kick off its five-week John Waters Film Festival this Friday, July 21. Presented in partnership with the museum’s exhibition Pride of Place: […]

You probably shouldn’t spend $3,995 to go to Jazz Fest with an LA Times writer

The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival can be an expensive experience for out-of-towners. Between fest tickets, after show tickets, accommodations, transportation, food and more, it’s easy to see how […]

With wave of new options, New Orleans’ rooftop bar scene is on the rise

The city in the fishbowl of the Mississippi River is getting a few more glances from the top of its tank with the recent increase in the number of rooftop […]

Voice of the Wetlands Festival unveils 2017 music lineup

The Voice of the Wetlands Festival will return to Houma, LA on October 13-15 for another weekend of free fun for an important cause. The 14th edition of the annual […]

Modest Mouse announces New Orleans concert

Indie/alternative mainstays Modest Mouse have added a show at New Orleans’ Civic Theatre to their touring schedule. The group will swing through on Monday, September 11. Known for beloved indie […]

Video Premiere: Lynn Drury gets political and personal for “Anniversary”

New Orleans-based singer-songwriter Lynn Drury gets political and personal with the new video for “Anniversary,” a track off her 2017 record Rise of the Fall. The bittersweet production finds Drury’s […]

Texas rock legends ZZ Top announce New Orleans concert

Texas rock legends ZZ Top will headline the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans when their Tonnage Tour swings through the city on Sunday, November 12. “The run is Tex-centric, just […]