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Gulf Aid Moves Indoors, Times Changed

[UPDATED] Gulf Aid, the benefit concert for fishermen, the wetlands, and those adversely affected by the oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, is on despite the morning rain storm. […]

YouTube du Jour: Lenny Kravitz

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tr1S8HWSWf4[/youtube]Sunday’s Gulf Aid benefit concert features headliner Lenny Kravitz. Here he covers Jimmy Cliff’s classic “Many Rivers to Cross.” The complete Gulf Aid schedule is online here.

Crescent City and the Bay Area Mash Up

Similar cultures and music scenes have birthed San Francisco and New Orleans, and this weekend, SANFRANOLA celebrates those commonalities in the Bay Area. SANFRANOLA will take place Saturday at the Boom […]

The New Festival Kid on the Block

Shaul Zislin loves Gulf Shores, Alabama’s white sand beaches, and he hopes they stay that way. He’s monitoring the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico and the containment efforts […]

Gulf Aid Schedule Announced

Gulf Aid takes place Sunday at Mardi Gras World River City, and there will be music on two stages, one inside, and there will be food booths featuring Louisiana seafood […]

YouTube du Jour: Mos Def

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E2FlcRVTuCA[/youtube]Mos Def will take part in Gulf Aid Sunday at Mardi Gras World River City on the Uptown side of the Convention Center. Here he samples Juvenile’s “Nolia Clap” for […]

Brandon Franklin of T.B.C. Brass Band Murdered

Brandon Franklin of the T.B.C. Brass Band was shot and killed Sunday night. He was twenty-two years old. Franklin played saxophone in TBC, who are well known for their frequent […]

YouTube du Jour: Dirty Dozen Brass Band

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKih0vUbzjU[/youtube] Tonight, the Dirty Dozen Brass Band headline Wednesday in the Square in Lafayette Square with Happy Jack Frequency opening. Here’s the Dirty Dozen performing with the Colorado State University […]

Stone River Boys Merge Country and Funk

To some music aficionados, genres are defined for a reason and should never be mixed. For musicians Dave Gonzalez and Mike Barfield, those lines are a little smudged. Actually, they […]

YouTube du Jour: Tom McDermott

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A3XLuadbrvw[/youtube]Writer Dan Baum did us all a service by filming Tom McDermott playing solo piano at home. There are a host of McDermott videos online; here is he performing James […]