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  1. See Arcade Fire's David Bowie Tribute at Panorama FestRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | RollingStone

    ... Preservation Hall Jazz Band teamed up for a second line tribute to David Bowie similar to the one they staged in New Orleans soon after the music icon's January death. Read an excerpt from Rob Sheffield's new book, 'On Bowie,' in which he discusses ...

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  2. New Orleans negotiating for NBA All-Star gameRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    As the NBA looks for a new home for the 2017 All-Star game, cities are lining up with open arms to welcome LeBron James, Stephen Curry and the hundred million or so dollars the festivities would bring to the local economy. New Orleans is the favorite, a person close to the situation said.

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  3. Music review | Jazz & Rib Fest: Variety of talented artists deliver strong showsRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... er, on the Genoa Stage, Cincinnati's Nasty Nati Brass Band kept it simple, with a relatively traditional take on New Orleans second line and jazz that was simple and satisfying.

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  4. New Orleans jazz drummer Jason Marsalis and his family move to FranceRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Advocate

    Advocate staff photo by ELIOT KAMENITZ-- Jason Marsalis plays in the NOCCA Pavilion in a program called Jason Marsalis presents the Music of Ellis Marsalis during the first day of the 2015 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival at the Fair Grounds Race Course on April 24, 2015. The tent honored NOCCA's 40th anniversary as an educational high school intuition with an emphasis on music and art.

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  5. Arcade Fire & Preservation Hall Jazz Band Hold David Bowie Second Line Parade At PanoramaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | JamBase

    Last night Arcade Fire headlined the first night of the Panorama New York City music festival at Randall's Island. Reprising an event held in New Orleans in January , Arcade Fire enlisted the help of NOLA brass ensemble Preservation Hall Jazz Band to honor the late legendary musician David Bowie with a traditional second line parade.

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  6. Cole Williams BandRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WWOZ

    Three Keys is the intimate music venue inside Ace Hotel New Orleans, a lively social hub with events nearly every night of the week - live jazz, DJs, pop-up shops, salons and creative collaborations of all kinds.

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  7. Sports digest: NBA, New Orleans negotiating for All-Star gameRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Campbell Reporter

    Franchise icon Dirk Nowitzki made it official by signing his two-year deal to remain with the Mavericks. That will take him to 20 seasons when the deal is completed.

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  8. Dubious rankings: No way Columbus more stressful than New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... stress, which made sense to us because apparently nobody there had money and everybody needed some of ours. New Orleans has more crime, traffic and shady characters. The concierge at our hotel said she hoped it would rain so the streets wouldn't ...

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  9. R&B Legend Aaron Neville: 'We're in Turmoil Everywhere'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Billboard

    ... onto the Billboard charts with the plaintive "Tell It Like It Is," which reached No. 2 on the Hot 100. Now, the New Orleans legend, who has recorded extensively with Allen Toussaint , Linda Ronstadt and the Neville Brothers , is returning to his ...

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  10. Ex-KKK leader David Duke says he plans to run for US SenateRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | San Jose Mercury News

    Duke's announcement comes as Louisiana is grappling with deep racial tensions after the shooting death of a black man by white police officers and the killing of three law enforcement officers by a black man. A white supremacist, Duke served one term as a state representative representing suburban New Orleans more than two decades ago.

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  11. Calvin Johnson and Kyle Roussel [Photo by Kichea S. Burt]Read the original story

    Yesterday | WWOZ

    '5 things to know' is a weekly feature highlighting different parts of the WWOZ world that you may have missed this week, including unique WWOZ programming and video, plus New Orleans events, artists, places, features, and more. For 7/22-7/28: 1) Tales of the Cocktail is in full swing in the Quarter and CBD this weekend .

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  12. The 8 Best Shows in St. Louis This Weekend: July 22 to 24Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | River Front Times

    ... as part of the LAB series at the Luminary on Saturday. STL ex-pat Charlie Halloran will perform with the New Orleans Jazz Vipers at the Focal Point on Saturday as well, and Sleepy Rubies and John Henry will each release new records at Off Broadway, ...

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  13. 7/22/16: Today's Top Tips: FridayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nippertown!

    ... MUSIC : Bumper Jacksons @ Caffe Lena at the Grove , Saratoga Springs. Like an old-time barn dance in downtown New Orleans, the Bumper Jacksons pull together a vast array of early American musical traditions into a deliciously cohesive sound that ...

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  14. Hal Willner, Ex Eye, Bill Laswell, Zion 80 and Brandon SeabrookRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | All About Jazz

    ... for "Amacord." A sprightly soft-circus lope featured some sprightly awakenings, as the tune developed a bouncing New Orleans gait, with spirited solos from tenor saxophone statement. Guitarist Giancarlo Vulcano provided arrangements of two pieces ...

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  15. Trump accepts GOP nomination: 'I am the law and order candidate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | West Virginia Metro

    ... I am the law and order candidate." Trump vowed to support law enforcement in the wake of police murders in New Orleans and in Dallas, among other cities. "America was shocked to its core when our police officers in Dallas were so brutally executed," ...

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  16. Sean Johnson and The Wild Lotus Band perform at the Lehigh Valley Yoga FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Morning Call

    Sean Johnson and The Wild Lotus Band will perform at the Lehigh Valley Yoga Festival Saturday. But in 2005 when Hurricane Katrina ravaged New Orleans, that was not Yogi Sean Johnson's reaction.

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  17. Hollywood Bowl Gets Balmy With New Orleans-Focused Allen Toussaint TributeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Billboard

    a In some key ways, New Orleans' Allen Toussaint was the Pharrell Williams of his day: a mastermind most renowned for his producing and songwriting who also carved out a creditable performing career of his own, even if his gentlemanly persona didn't ...

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  18. Alabama Shakes, case/lang/veirs and 4 other must-see acts at the XPoNential FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Philly.com

    ... his hometown shows are always treats. (9 p.m. Friday, BB&T Pavilion.) The Preservation Hall Jazz Band. With a New Orleans lineage that stretches to the early 1960s, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band is likely to turn in one of the liveliest and most ...

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  19. New Orleans music giant Allen Toussaint saluted at Hollywood BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Los Angeles Times

    New Orleans pianist, singer, songwriter and producer Dr. John during his part of Wednesday's concert at the Hollywood Bowl paying tribute to late New Orleans R&B patriarch Allen Toussaint. New Orleans pianist, singer, songwriter and producer Dr. John during his part of Wednesday's concert at the Hollywood Bowl paying tribute to late New Orleans R&B patriarch Allen Toussaint.

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  20. Report: NBA to pull 2017 All-Star Game from CharlotteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Inside Bay Area

    Yahoo is reporting that the NBA has decided to pull its 2017 All-Star game from Charlotte and is focused on moving it to New Orleans. The failure by North Carolina legislators to change new laws targeted at the LGBT community prompted the change in venue, Yahoo said.

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