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Louisiana Music Factory Releases Jazz Fest In-Store Performance Schedule

Louisiana Music Factory Releases Jazz Fest In-Store Performance Schedule

04/17/2012  |  No Comments

04/17/2012 • The full slate is out and things kick off on Thursday with a high noon lunchtime set by Glen David... more

The Jazz Fest Switcheroo: 2012 Lineup All Shook Up

The Jazz Fest Switcheroo: 2012 Lineup All Shook Up

04/16/2012  |  No Comments

04/16/2012 • It has been a notably rough year for dropouts from the initial schedule but Quint Davis and Co. have managed... more

UPDATE: Jimmy Buffett Acoustic will Replace Eddie Vedder at Jazz Fest

UPDATE: Jimmy Buffett Acoustic will Replace Eddie Vedder at Jazz Fest

04/11/2012  |  No Comments

04/11/2012 • The question of who will fill in the vacant headlining slot on Thursday at Jazz Fest has been answered: Jimmy... more

International Jazz Day All-Star Sunrise Show @ Congo Square on 4/30 (7 a.m.)

International Jazz Day All-Star Sunrise Show @ Congo Square on 4/30 (7 a.m.)

04/10/2012  |  No Comments

04/10/2012 • WHAT: The inaugural International Jazz Day will be celebrated by millions worldwide on Monday, April 30, and will begin with... more

DRAMA ON DECATUR: Portugal. The Man Drummer Quits, Band Plays On

DRAMA ON DECATUR: Portugal. The Man Drummer Quits, Band Plays On

04/10/2012  |  2 Comments

04/10/2012 • It sounds like Portugal. The Man's newest drummer (who replaced Jason Secrist after he left the band at the end... more

Eddie Vedder Forced to Cancel Jazz Fest Appearance Due to Injury

Eddie Vedder Forced to Cancel Jazz Fest Appearance Due to Injury

04/05/2012  |  No Comments

04/05/2012 • Eddie Vedder announced the postponement of his 15-city U.S. solo tour and his Thursday, May 3rd headlining set at Jazz... more

Lost Bayou Ramblers Release Mammoth Waltz April 17th

Lost Bayou Ramblers Release Mammoth Waltz April 17th

04/03/2012  |  No Comments

04/03/2012 • The 6th LP from Lost Bayou Ramblers titled 'Mammoth Waltz' includes appearances by Scarlett Johansson, Dr. John, Gordon Gano of... more

Ride The Moon Taxi Saturday Night @ Maison Frenchmen

Ride The Moon Taxi Saturday Night @ Maison Frenchmen

03/30/2012  |  No Comments

03/30/2012 • WHO: Simple Play Presents Moon Taxi and Brass-A-Holics WHEN: Saturday, March 31st @ 11:00 p.m. WHERE: Maison Frenchmen PRICE: FREE! http://youtu.be/9RE0L9ow1Ns http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rS2CQXTK9Wg http://youtu.be/Hk6MHrPHCUU http://youtu.be/hpyfe1FQwtc

Toubab Krewe Set For 2 Shows @ Maison Frenchmen During Jazz Fest

Toubab Krewe Set For 2 Shows @ Maison Frenchmen During Jazz Fest

03/29/2012  |  No Comments

03/29/2012 • WHO: Toubab Krewe (with Freakbass Trio 5/1, Alan Evans Trio 5/2) WHERE: Maison Frenchmen WHEN: May 1st & 2nd, 2012 @ Doors... more

NCAA Big Dance Concert Series Releases Performance Schedule

NCAA Big Dance Concert Series Releases Performance Schedule

03/27/2012  |  No Comments

03/27/2012 • This weekend's “Big Dance Concert Series” at Woldenberg Park has announced the performance schedule. The 3-day concert series of FREE... more

Jazz Fest 2012 Releases Schedule Cubes, Pres Hall to Close Gentilly on May 6th

Jazz Fest 2012 Releases Schedule Cubes, Pres Hall to Close Gentilly on May 6th

03/27/2012  |  No Comments

03/27/2012 • Check out the 2012 Jazz Fest Cubes HERE This morning, the 2012 New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival unveiled the schedule... more

Galactic and The Soul Rebels to play CONAN Thursday

Galactic and The Soul Rebels to play CONAN Thursday

03/26/2012  |  No Comments

03/26/2012 • This Thursday night at 10 p.m. CST, be sure to tune into TBS to catch Galactic and The Soul Rebels... more

Bear Creek Music Fest Announces Initial Lineup

Bear Creek Music Fest Announces Initial Lineup

03/22/2012  |  No Comments

03/22/2012 • The Bear Creek Music & Art Festival has announced their initial lineup including two nights of Umphrey's, Soulive, Lotus, Budos... more

Herbie Hancock Launches International Jazz Day with Sunrise Show in Congo Square

Herbie Hancock Launches International Jazz Day with Sunrise Show in Congo Square

03/20/2012  |  No Comments

03/20/2012 • Herbie Hancock has announced plans for the launch of an International celebration of jazz, and has announced plans to center... more

Superfly During Jazzfest Announces Trombone Shorty and Ozomatli @ Mahalia Jackson on 5/4/12

Superfly During Jazzfest Announces Trombone Shorty and Ozomatli @ Mahalia Jackson on 5/4/12

03/15/2012  |  No Comments

03/15/2012 • WHO: Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue w/ special guests Ozomatli WHEN: Friday, May 4th || Door 8 p.m. / Show... more

Hangout Music Fest Adds Umphrey's, GIVERS, Delta Spirit, Greyboy and More

Hangout Music Fest Adds Umphrey’s, GIVERS, Delta Spirit, Greyboy and More

03/13/2012  |  No Comments

03/13/2012 • The Hangout Music Fest organizers have just announced the addition of Kaskade, Umphrey's McGee, Delta Spirit, Heartless Bastards, Greyboy All-Stars,... more

Anders Osborne New Album Out 5/1, Will Play 4 Shows During Jazz Fest

Anders Osborne New Album Out 5/1, Will Play 4 Shows During Jazz Fest

03/08/2012  |  No Comments

03/08/2012 • Swedish expatriate and favorite son of New Orleans Anders Osborne will release Black Eye Galaxy, on May 1 via Alligator... more

Fête de la Musique benefit to feature Galactic, Shamarr Allen and More

Fête de la Musique benefit to feature Galactic, Shamarr Allen and More

02/29/2012  |  No Comments

02/29/2012 • A new French public charter school has opened in Louisiana, serving Pre-K3 through 12th grade, and they’ll be starting things... more

Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Includes Phish, Radiohead and 3 NOLA-Based Acts

Bonnaroo 2012 Lineup Includes Phish, Radiohead and 3 NOLA-Based Acts

02/14/2012  |  No Comments

02/14/2012 • The 11th Annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has unveiled their 2012 lineup and once again it's a beast, starting... more

Tipitina's Announces 2012 Fess Jazztival, Instruments A Comin' Details

Tipitina’s Announces 2012 Fess Jazztival, Instruments A Comin’ Details

02/14/2012  |  No Comments

02/14/2012 • Tipitina's announced their 11-night Fess Jazztival lineup this morning, and the annual late night-during-Jazz Fest run starts on Thursday, April... more

LINK ROUNDUP: Festival Lineups, Leo Nocentelli Interview, Bingo! Shows and More

LINK ROUNDUP: Festival Lineups, Leo Nocentelli Interview, Bingo! Shows and More

02/10/2012  |  No Comments

02/10/2012 • It has undoubtedly been of the busier weeks for big live music announcements since the launch of this site over... more