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Dr. John and the Nite Trippers to play the Joy Theater on Sept. 20; tickets on sale Aug. 1
Dr. John has a new hometown gig coming up: with his Nite Trippers band, he'll play the Joy Theater on Sept.
4 hrs ago
Readers' pick of New Orleans minority business owners strives to advance her firm and the city
For Iam Tucker, being a business owner in New Orleans is about more than presiding over the workings of an office.
10 hrs ago
The Brattleboro Reformer
Celebration Brass Band will entertain at the River Garden during Gallery Walk
During Friday evening's Gallery Walk, the Celebration Brass Band will be on hand to entertain at the Robert H. River Garden, home of Strolling of the Heifers on Main Street in Brattleboro.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
The Levitt Pavilion Summer Music Festival rolls along Friday night at Pasadena's Memorial Park with the critically acclaimed Dustbowl Revival.
Spirit Airlines Adds Flights To New Orleans
Southeastern Michigan authorities say they've arrested a 17-year-old boy who chased his mother with an ax after she flushed his marijuana down the toilet.
Spirit Airlines announces nonstop flights from New Orleans to Chicago and Detroit
Spirit Airlines on Wednesday announced plans for nonstop flights from Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans to Chicago and Detroit.
Is Louis Armstrong New Orleans' greatest son? Satchmo Summerfest celebrates his legacy
New Orleans knows that Louis Armstrong is the greatest. That's why we named a park and an airport after him, raised a statue in his honor, and once hailed him as King Zulu.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Kenny Lavender's 'Conscious Journey' goes big band
Musicians are in a unique position to work through their problems by playing, performing, collaborating, and ultimately, recording.
New Orleans committee bumps rules for Uber to the full City Council without a recommendation
New Orleans City Council members on Tuesday added more suggestions on how to regulate digital car services such as Uber during the second transportation committee meeting on the subject in as many months.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
The Columbia and RCA Victor Live Recordings of Louis Armstrong and the All Stars
Ever since he listened to "St. Louis Blues" on the Louis Armstrong's "16 Most Requested Songs" CD, Ricky Riccardi has been obsessed with Pops.
Best of New Orleans
Satchmo SummerFest to honor Lionel Ferbos
French Quarter Festivals announced it will honor Lionel Ferbos, who died July 17 at the age or 103, at Satchmo SummerFest .
Dixie Power Trio kicks off summer concert series in Ashland
The Bluemont Concert Series returns to the Town of Ashland for its 10th season of outdoor evening concerts featuring a variety of family-focused evening performances.
New Orleans Calling: In Search of Satchmo
Welcome to the WWOZ's new nationally syndicated program, NEW ORLEANS CALLING! We have lots in store for you! The presence and spirit of Louis "Satchmo" Armstrong can be found in books, in movies, and on recordings spanning many decades -- but in New Orleans, he's very much alive in another way: in the spirit of the musicians of the city.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Preview 'Ske-Dat-De-Dat: The Spirit of Satch' Dr. John's upcoming album
Mac 'Dr. John' Rebennack, onstage at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans on May 3, 2014, during 'The Musical Mojo of Dr. John: A Celebration of Mac & His Music.'
Myrtle Beach Online
Singer-pianist Dr. John still going strong at 73
Growing up as a New Orleans musician in the '40s and '50s, Mac Rebennack had a street-level view of the legend of Louis Armstrong.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Good advice keeps these young jazz musicians on straight and narrow
Christian Scott is enthusing about the young musicians who make up the band he brings to Edinburgh Jazz Festival this weekend when he stops himself.
National World War II Museum's Nick Mueller's 75th Surprise Party is a slice of 'This is Your Life'
For the man in charge the ever-expanding National World War II Museum, President and CEO Nick Mueller , one would think it would be hard to surprise him on his work stomping grounds.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Memories of Lionel Ferbos
Lionel Ferbos was a living link to New Orleans history. Born in 1911, he lived through the last century of development and change that most of us read about in books.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Detroit owns a piece of my soul
As I prepare to leave Detroit, Michigan, today and head back to New York after attending the Netroots Nation 2014 gathering of bloggers, I'm thinking about the multi-faceted meanings Detroit has for me, not as simply a visitor, but as a political activist, ethno-historian and a person raised in black American culture.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Bria Skonberg Quartet Set for Louis Armstrong House Museum's...
The uber talented Bria Skonberg brings her quartet featuring Sean Cronin, Base; Dalton Ridenhour, Piano and Darrian Douglas, drums to Louis Armstrong House Museum today, July 19th at 2:00 pm.