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Psychedelic-pop band Chappo experiments with songs, visuals on latest tour
On an East Coast to Texas tour, Chappo, the four-piece psychedelic-pop band based in Brooklyn that's named after singer-songwriter Alex Chappo, is playing a show Monday in his hometown, Baton Rouge.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Grammy Awards chapter to hold workshops in La.
Dr. John accepts the award for best blues album for "Locked Down" during the pre-telecast at the 55th annual Grammy Awards on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, in Los Angeles.
Tue Aug 19, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Life Lessons From Dr. John, In Illustrated Form
With six Grammys and more than 30 studio albums under his belt, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Mac Rebennack is a piece of N'awlins history.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
All About Jazz
INTERVIEW/PROFILE: Interview: Dr. John
A few weeks ago, I was in a car heading across the longest continuous bridge over water in the world.
Dr. John and friends pay tribute to Louis Armstrong
To be released Tuesday, the album, Dr. John's tribute to Louis Armstrong, features 13 songs picked from the vastly influential repertoire of the beloved entertainer and jazz giant.
What are the 21 best Louisiana albums of the 21st century?
About two weeks ago, GQ magazine rounded up 21 albums its staff thought were the best of this century's first 14 years.
Hear Johnny Winter and Ben Harper Cover Blues Classic 'Can't Hold Out'
Last month, blues guitarist Johnny Winter died in a hotel room in Zurich, Sweden, at 70 years old, a month and a half before his now posthumous Step Back LP was scheduled to be released.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Jacksonville Daily News
Gov't Mule have been alive and kickin' it for 20 years
For 20 years, Gov't Mule has been traveling musical roads around the globe. And it's been packing quite a load.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
Dallas Morning News
Five thoughts on Cinemax's grisly new hospital drama 'The Knick'
This weekend I caught up with The Knick , Cinemax's new series about a train wreck of a surgeon operating in turn-of-the-century New York.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
'The Knick's John Thackery and other TV surgeons, ranked
Television is full of surgeons, some good and some, well-let's just say you wouldn't want them to operate on you or anyone you know.
Tue Aug 05, 2014
The Arizona Republic
8/8: 3 Reasons to see Dr. John at Talking Stick Resort
Dr. John, a New Orleans R&B legend best-known in the mainstream for his lone hit, "Right Place, Wrong Time," plays Talking Stick Resort.
The Campbell Reporter
Dr. John's latest disc salutes Louis Armstrong
Growing up as a New Orleans musician in the 1940s and '50s, Mac Rebennack had a street-level view of jazz legend of Louis Armstrong.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
Dr. John hospitalized in New York City, cancels Central Park Summerstage gig
Dr. John was scheduled to perform today in New York's Central Park, as part of its annual Summerstage series.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
What's going on Saturday? (Simian Mobile Disco, United Nations, The...
Cherry Glazerr, Sunflower Bean, GYMSHORTS, Roya @ Baby's All Right LA high school trio Cherry Glazerr released their debut album, Haxel Princess, this spring on notoriously party-friendly Burger Records.
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.
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.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The Columbus Dispatch
Dr. John: Park Street performance rooted in New Orleans and Columbus
The geographical origins of Dr. John's band mattered not, when the New Orleans musician played the Park Street Saloon last night.
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.'