Vote for your 21 favorite Louisiana albums released in the 21st century
Among my early picks were heat-generating releases from Mystikal and Lil Wayne; first-time Grammy-winners for Irma Thomas and the Rebirth Brass Band; genre-pushers by Dr. John and the Lost Bayou Ramblers, and a host of intense and passionate works born out of the ravages of Katrina.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Tonight's Concert Picks: Alex G at The Fire, Rebirth Brass Band at...
Philly bedroom pop solo musician turned buzz band Alex G wraps up a summer tour tonight at The Fire, celebrating the release of DSU , its acclaimed debut full-length.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
If ita s Tuesday in N.O., it must be Rebirth at the Maple Leaf
The Grammy-winning Rebirth Brass Band fills its performance schedule with out-of-town gigs.
Trombone Shorty, "Buckjump"
Trombone Shorty performs "Buckjump" with Orleans Avenue, for a taping of Sound Opinions at WBEZ in Chicago.
Wed Aug 06, 2014
St. Louis Jazz Notes
Rebirth Brass Band to perform Thursday, October 9 at The Gramophone
New Orleans' Rebirth Brass Band is returning to St. Louis to perform at 9:00 p.m., Thursday, October 9 at The Gramophone .
Tue Aug 05, 2014
Best of New Orleans
Jazz in the Park announces fall schedule
People United for Armstrong Park hosts seasonal Jazz in the Park weekly concert series in Louis Armstrong Park .
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Hurray for the Riff Raff, "St. Roch Blues"
It's a shame that this song remains so timely, but given recent events in St. Roch, sadly, it is.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
The Stooges bring their bright brass band beat to the Marcus Center
The Stooges Brass Band have a fun, light-hearted name that fits their reputation for fun, energetic and entertaining live shows.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
Kermit Ruffins to headline Highland Jazz & Blues Festival
New Orleans jazz trumpeter Kermit Ruffins will headline the 11th annual Highland Jazz & Blues Festival on Nov. 15. Ruffins co-founded Rebirth Brass Band in 1983 and later the Barbecue Swingers in the 1990s.
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 .
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Music Review: Kenny Wayne Shepherd - 'Goin' Home'
Despite the fact that he is only in his mid-thirties, Kenny Wayne Shepherd has already had a 20-year career in the blues, since he started as a blues guitar prodigy at only 16. So for Goin' Home , his eighth album, he decided to choose 12 of the blues classics by artists he most admires and record them, including performances with six very special ... (more)
Rebirth Brass Band brings a taste of New Orleans to Cedarburg
New Orleans' Rebirth Brass Band was founded in 1983 by brothers Philip and Keith Frazier and trumpeter Kermit Ruffins all of whom were marching band members at their high school in the Treme neighborhood.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Twin Cities Daily Planet
Musicians bringing New Orleans flavor to the Dakota July 24
Are you ready to party New Orleans style? Then there's nothing like the real thing, baby.