Tag Archives: Dave Malone

Clark Vreeland Tribute Concert at the Old U.S. Mint: April 9, 2014

The memory of late funk-rock guitar player Clark Vreeland will be celebrated at an all star tribute concert at the Old U.S. Mint on April 9, 2014. Organized by guitar wizard Jimmy Robinson, the concert will feature a long list of notable musicians Vreeland played alongside, inspired, or influenced. Ed Volker, Tommy Malone, Dave Malone, [...]

Photos: Stones Fest 2014 at Tipitina’s

Some of the top musicians in New Orleans took to the stage at Tipitina’s on Friday, March 28 for Stones Fest 2014. Even though a heavy storm knocked out the power for a few minutes, the band never missed a beat, and the capacity crowd was dancing all night long. Former Radiator Dave Malone brought [...]

2014 New Orleans Stones Fest Gets Rolling at Tipitina’s on March 28

The third annual New Orleans Stones Fest will bring together some of the best musicians in New Orleans for a tribute to the Rolling Stones at Tipitina’s on Friday, March 28. Featuring John “Papa” Gros, Chuck Credo IV, Dave Malone, Alex McMurray, Joe Stark, Carl Dufrene, Chad Gilmore, the Honey Island Swamp Band Trio and [...]

Radiators to Re-Reunite at Tipitina’s
in January

The Radiators have confirmed a weekend of reunion shows for January 16, 17, and 18 of 2014. The shows coincide with the band’s anniversary weekend, always an occasion for the legendary New Orleans quintet. Their two anniversary shows in January 2013 both sold out in a matter of minutes, and wound up being the only [...]

Tommy Malone Puts It All Back Together

We’ll never know if the federal flood following Hurricane Katrina put a final nail in the subdudes’ coffin, but the band had put together one of its final albums earlier in ’05, the ironically-titled Behind the Levee, and was forced to reconvene amidst the chaos of post-Katrina life in New Orleans. The record was released [...]

Old Wine, New Bottles:
The Radiators Hit Jazz Fest
in New Incarnations

The Radiators are gone, but they haven’t gone far away. The beloved local group, which closed the Gentilly Stage for decades, split up two years ago; and instead of one post-Radiators band, there’s now a handful—three of which are playing the Fest this year, putting all five Rads on the fairgrounds. Singer, keyboardist and main [...]

Roadwarriors Anders Osborne & Honey Island Swamp Band to Rock Homefront

Season’s greetings… Often overlooked, the holidays are arguably the New Orleans music scene’s best kept secret. As touring schedules wind down, the road for many of the city’s finest musicians leads to the streets where it all began. But there’s more to the holiday homecoming than spreading good tidings and great joy: The excitement comes [...]

Tipitina’s Announces Return of the Radiators

Tipitina’s has announced it will present the return of the Radiators for two shows to mark the club’s 35th anniversary January 18th and 19th, 2013. The New Orleans band bade farewell to its fans with a weekend’s worth of shows at Tips in June of 2011. Highlights of those performances are collected on the 3-CD [...]

The Radiators, The Last Watusi (Radz Records)

The Radiators emerged from underground status as one of the country’s best unsigned groups in 1978 and became a trademark of New Orleans rock. The band was a kind of psychedelic exfoliation of the Meters, working off of material fashioned from a palette that ranged from Jelly Roll Morton to Professor Longhair, Leadbelly to Taj [...]

Paul Barrere of Little Feat’s Louisiana Connection

After co-founder Lowell George left the band Paul Barrere became co-leader of Little Feat with keyboardist Bill Payne. A lifelong fan of New Orleans music, Barrere often plays with Louisiana musicians, and his slide guitar work has a rhythmic subtlety and sophisticated funk that reflects his New Orleans influences. Little Feat’s latest album, Rooster Rag, [...]