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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.
2 hrs ago | NOLA.com
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)
6 hrs ago | NOLA.com
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.
10 hrs ago | MyHighPlains.com
In a city known for its extraordinary cuisine and unique culture, New Orleans now has something else to blow its horn about.
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.
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.
The multifaceted Wycliffe Gordon - trombonist, trumpeter, sousaphone player, composer and jazz educator - is delighted to be back at Satchmo Summerfest.
Dr. John has a new hometown gig coming up: with his Nite Trippers band, he'll play the Joy Theater on Sept.
For Iam Tucker, being a business owner in New Orleans is about more than presiding over the workings of an office.
The Levitt Pavilion Summer Music Festival rolls along Friday night at Pasadena's Memorial Park with the critically acclaimed Dustbowl Revival.
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 on Wednesday announced plans for nonstop flights from Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans to Chicago and Detroit.
Musicians are in a unique position to work through their problems by playing, performing, collaborating, and ultimately, recording.
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.
French Quarter Festivals announced it will honor Lionel Ferbos, who died July 17 at the age or 103, at Satchmo SummerFest .
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 08:16 pm
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