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Video: Hurray for the Riff Raff’s Alynda Segarra talks feminism, gentrification with ‘Democracy Now!’

Earlier today, Hurray for the Riff Raff leader Alynda Segarra dropped by the offices of radio show Democracy Now! to discuss feminism, violence against women and gentrification with host Amy […]

VIDEO: George Porter Jr. and Ivan Neville sit in with Widespread Panic in Mexico

Southern rock jam masters Widespread Panic got some help from George Porter Jr., Ivan Neville and a few other friends during last night’s performance at Panic en La Playa, a […]

Video: The Dirty Dozen Brass Band celebrates Mardi Gras with a Tiny Desk Concert

NPR’s Tiny Desk Concerts video series showed New Orleans a whole lot of love on Mardi Gras Day. In addition to declaring local act Tank and The Bangas the winners of […]

Video: Best of the Beat Celebrates Johnny Vidacovich

Johnny Vidacovich was honored with the Best of the Beat’s Lifetime Achievement in Music during a ceremony at the Orpheum Theater last night. Before he took the stage to accept […]

Video: Big Freedia Bounces Out a Law Firm Commercial

Self-awareness isn’t something one usually encounters in law firm commercials. Bounce music, unsurprisingly, is largely absent from such ads as well. Considering these facts, it was quite the treat to […]

Video: Jim James Debuts Allen Toussaint Cover in New Orleans

Jim James proved the truth of his reputation as a modern rock icon on Saturday night. The My Morning Jacket frontman held the undying attention of a New Orleans crowd […]

Video: ‘New Orleans Swamp’ with Dr. John, Professor Longhair, The Meters and Earl King

On a nondescript evening in 1974, a few New Orleans musicians gathered at the WTTW studio in Chicago to film the season finale of Soundstage, a new live concert television […]

Video: The Revivalists Perform on ‘The Ellen Degeneres Show’

The Revivalists took daytime TV by storm when they performed on The Ellen Degeneres Show earlier today. The New Orleans rockers delivered a rendition of their chart-topping hit “Wish I […]

Video: Allen Toussaint Honors Jerry Garcia with “Get Out of My Life Woman”

A few months before he passed away at the age of 77, Allen Toussaint took the stage at Maryland’s Merriweather Post Pavilion for Dear Jerry: Celebrating the Music of Jerry Garcia. […]

Video: Grateful Dead’s Bob Weir Performs with Dumpstaphunk on Halloween

Dumpstaphunk brought their brand of dirty New Orleans funk to Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley, CA last night for a very special Halloween show. It wasn’t just special because […]