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2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Satchmo Summer Fest 2014 is a steamy New Orleans success story

The 14th annual Satchmo Summer Fest began Friday morning with a short concert by the Roots of Music youth band at Washington Artillery Park, followed by a parade along the river edge of the French Quarter to the Old U.S. Mint.

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2 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Live music in New Orleans for Saturday, Aug. 2: Peter Murphy

Peter Murphy haunts the Quarter, Hank III rocks it, Sweet Crude and Vox & the Hound say goodbye to Big History and Wycliffe Gordon pays tribute to Louis Armstrong, all on Saturday, Aug. 2. The punkest scion of America's first family of country music plays both straight roots and harder stuff: in fact, he's collaborated with New Orleanians Phil ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | NOLA.com

Hogan Jazz Archive director Bruce Raeburn explores a Storyville myth at Satchmo Summerfest

A lot of myth-making goes into the writing of history: neat narratives, with a splash of drama, make stories easier to recall and retell.

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10 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com

Grammy Award Winning Jazz Trumpeter, Irvin Mayfield, Talks New Orleans' Annual Satchmo Fest

In a city known for its extraordinary cuisine and unique culture, New Orleans now has something else to blow its horn about.

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16 hrs ago | WWOZ

Rebirth Brass Band, "Rebirth Groove"

Here's a way to celebrate Friday: get your body moving with the Rebirth Brass Band as they perform the track "Rebirth Groove" from their new album, Move Your Body .

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

New York Daily News

Dr. John has an appointment at SummerStage, the Stadium hosts a 5K

At the start of his solo career, more than 40 years ago, Dr. John translated the spookier qualities of New Orleans music and culture for hippie rock fans.

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Examiner.com

Newport Jazz Festival to celebrate 60th anniversary with tinge of music royalty

The Newport Jazz Festival celebrates its 60th anniversary this weekend , and the list of invited guests includes two Brubecks, a Coltrane, a member of music's regal Marsalis family, one Brecker brother and artists paying tribute to Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker and Charles Mingus.

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The Advocate

Inspired by Armstrong, jazz virtuoso returns to Satchmo stage

The multifaceted Wycliffe Gordon - trombonist, trumpeter, sousaphone player, composer and jazz educator - is delighted to be back at Satchmo Summerfest.

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NOLA.com

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.

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NOLA.com

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.

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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.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Pasadena Weekly

Pasadena Dustbowl

The Levitt Pavilion Summer Music Festival rolls along Friday night at Pasadena's Memorial Park with the critically acclaimed Dustbowl Revival.

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WLNS-TV Lansing

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.

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The Times-Picayune

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.

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The Times-Picayune

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.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Examiner.com

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.

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NOLA.com

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.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WWOZ

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.

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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 .

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Hanover Herald-Progress

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.

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Starring Arturo de Cordova and Louis Armstrong

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