Liv Warfield, Prince backup singer, adds second Dakota show
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Dr. John's Louis Armstrong tribute 'Ske-Dat-De-Dat' is both too much and too little
From his landmark 1972 New Orleans rhythm & blues treatise "Gumbo" through more recent tributes to Duke Ellington and Johnny Mercer, Mac "Dr. John" Rebennack has often turned to outside sources for material.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
WDSU-TV New Orleans
Man accused of kidnapping, robbing, repeatedly raping 19-year-old woman
A 20-year-old man was arrested in connection with kidnapping a 19-year-old woman in New Orleans, taking her to St. Charles Parish and raping and robbing her.
The New Zealand Herald
Louisiana: On the Big Easy beat
It was a spur of the moment decision. I needed to go to Florida to take care of some family matters, but decided that I would spend a few days in New Orleans.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
The Austin Chronicle
A side of New Orleans not getting much play on Treme , Goatwhore channels every evil impulse of its blackened death thrash into Constricting Rage of the Merciless , sixth LP of ill intent.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Hatch Final Four: New Orleans food and music for Woodbridge
Dameon Gabriel comes from New Orleans music royalty. His family can trace its music roots all the way back to 1850s New Orleans and the eventual beginnings of jazz.
WGNO-TV New Orleans
Branford Marsalis Appreciates the Lessons New Orleans Taught Him
We got a real treat recently having Branford Marsalis in town. And while we often consider the Marsalis' the first family of Jazz, Branford said mastering his horn came by playing a variety of music.
Best of New Orleans
Out now: new releases from Dr. John, Benjamin Booker
Lo-fi demos of chugging blues numbers gave Booker a chance to flex his newly discovered gift of a voice, a smoke-rattled, throaty, note-sensitive whisper-growl not unlike that of blues greats before him.
Los Angeles Times
Dr. John infuses Louis Armstrong tribute album with 'Spirit of Satch'
Dr. John, a.k.a. Mac Rebennack, says Louis Armstrong visited him in a dream. He's seen here playing in their shared hometown of New Orleans last year.
Delfeayo Marsalis, "Sesame Street" and other selections from The Last Southern Gentlemen
Back to school special! NEA Jazz Master Delfeayo Marsalis , along with his father Ellis, brother Jason, and bassist David Pulphus perform "Can You tell me how to get to Sesame Street?" and other selections from Delfeayo's upcoming release The Last Southern Gentlemen .
New Dr. John LP - The Spirit of Satch
Dr. John tributes another New Orleans legend on his new LP out today, Louis Armstrong .
Mon Aug 18, 2014
'Guardians of the Galaxy's Michael Rooker Rejoins Jazz Biopic 'Bolden'
EXCLUSIVE : Hot off his turn as the bounty hunter Yondu in Marvel's hit Guardians of the Galaxy , Michael Rooker is returning to Bolden .
The Winnipeg Free Press
PEOPLExpress, new discount airline with old name, to add New Orleans service on Aug. 28
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport officials say they're welcoming a new low-cost carrier that will provide service to Virginia.
Mia Borders, "Try Me On"
During Jam in the Van's Jazz Fest visit to New Orleans, they met up with New Orleans singer/songwriter Mia Borders near Harrah's at the head of Canal Street .
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Live music in New Orleans for Sun., Aug. 17: The Hot 8 Brass Band
The Hot 8 Brass Band performs at the Only In Louisiana concert held at the Baton Rouge Magnet High School auditorium on Saturday, January 11, 2014.
Our five faves of the moment: "Rose," Dr. John's new Satchmo tribute album, Five Watt coffee, more
The one-woman play seems to lack major action as the title character sits on a bench for the duration of the show.
New discount airline to add service to New Orleans
Officials say PEOPLExpress will begin flying from to New Orleans on Aug. 28. The airline will provide service three days a week to Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport in Virginia.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
L.A. Music Today: Danny Freyer
"One of the best jazz vocals CD's I've heard in a long time," says DJ Mark Landesman, at WWOZ New Orleans' Jazz station 90.7 FM.
Live music in New Orleans for Sat., Aug. 16: Mannie Fresh
PETER FOREST PHOTO Mannie Fresh work the turntables at the Red Bulletin Stage during VooDoo Fest in New Orleans on Sunday, October 30, 2011.
The Deslondes at Newport Folk Fest
Proud to share some good news from the continually up-and-coming New Orleans country-folk scene that's blossomed from the 9th Ward.